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3917 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $26.8B, Rnk 145 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $4.46B, Germany

Top Importer (2018): $2.82B, United States

Product Complexity (2018): 0.023, Rnk 538 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 17%, Rnk 427 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 9.29%, Rnk 460 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.15%, Rnk 145 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Plastic Pipes. In 2018, Plastic Pipes were the world's 145th most traded product, with a total trade of $26.8B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Plastic Pipes grew by 17%, from  $22.9B to $26.8B. Trade in Plastic Pipes represent 0.15% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Plastic Pipes  were Germany ($4.46B), United States ($3.16B), China ($2.8B), Italy ($1.72B), and Czechia ($982M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Plastic Pipes were United States ($2.82B), Germany ($2.05B), Mexico ($1.44B), France ($1.33B), and China ($994M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Plastic Pipes was 9.29%, been the 460 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Plastic Pipes are Bahamas (37%), Sudan (35%), Nepal (30%), Uzbekistan (28.1%), and Cameroon (26.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), Switzerland (0%), Norway (0%), and Peru (0.18%).

Ranking: Plastic Pipes ranks 538th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Germany, $4.46B

Top Destination (2018): United States, $2.82B

Plastic Pipes are the world's 145th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Plastic Pipes were Germany ($4.46B), United States ($3.16B), China ($2.8B), Italy ($1.72B), and Czechia ($982M).

In 2018, the top importers of Plastic Pipes were United States ($2.82B), Germany ($2.05B), Mexico ($1.44B), France ($1.33B), and China ($994M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): United States, $683M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): United States, $566M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Plastic Pipes grew the fastest in United States ($683M), Germany ($459M), China ($399M), Mexico ($244M), and Italy ($234M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Plastic Pipes were United States ($566M), Canada ($547M), Germany ($246M), France ($205M), and Indonesia ($125M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Plastic Pipes.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.78. This means that most of the exports of Plastic Pipes are explained by 27 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Germany, $2.41B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): Mexico, $723M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Plastic Pipes. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Plastic Pipes during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Plastic Pipes were Germany ($2.41B), China ($1.81B), Italy ($1.08B), United States ($340M), and Turkey ($302M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Plastic Pipes were Mexico ($723M), France ($494M), Russia ($374M), Australia ($264M), and Canada ($259M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Plastic Pipes. The forecast is based in a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Plastic Pipes was 9.29%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Plastic Pipes were Bahamas (37%), Sudan (35%), Nepal (30%), Uzbekistan (28.1%), and Cameroon (26.5%).

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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.