HS Icon Cathode Tubes

8540 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $1.72B, Rnk 772 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $313M | $286M, United States | United States

2019
Product Complexity
: 0.87, Rnk 196 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -3.61%, Rnk 668 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 5.32%, Rnk 772 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.0095%, Rnk 772 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Cathode Tubes. In 2019, Cathode Tubes were the world's 772nd most traded product, with a total trade of $1.72B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Cathode Tubes decreased by -3.61%, from  $1.78B to $1.72B. Trade in Cathode Tubes represent 0.0095% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Cathode Tubes  were United States ($313M), Japan ($276M), France ($181M), United Kingdom ($148M), and China ($147M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Cathode Tubes were United States ($286M), Germany ($148M), China ($142M), Japan ($97.8M), and Netherlands ($84.3M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Cathode Tubes was 5.32%, making it the 772nd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cathode Tubes are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Samoa (20%), Cameroon (19.6%), and Gabon (19.6%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), Lebanon (0%), and Sri Lanka (0%).

Ranking: Cathode Tubes ranks 196th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Vacuum or vapour or gas filled valves and tubes are used in the production of vacuum tubes. Mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes are used in the production of television cameras. Cathode ray tubes are used in the production of cathode ray televisions.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): United States, $313M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $286M

Cathode Tubes are the world's 772nd most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Cathode Tubes were United States ($313M), Japan ($276M), France ($181M), United Kingdom ($148M), and China ($147M).

In 2019, the top importers of Cathode Tubes were United States ($286M), Germany ($148M), China ($142M), Japan ($97.8M), and Netherlands ($84.3M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): United States, $27.5M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United Kingdom, $11.9M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Cathode Tubes grew the fastest in United States ($27.5M), Netherlands ($10.3M), Germany ($8.7M), Italy ($5.02M), and Singapore ($3.68M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Cathode Tubes were United Kingdom ($11.9M), Greece ($10.1M), United States ($9.19M), Pakistan ($7.55M), and Saudi Arabia ($6.3M).

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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 Cathode Tubes.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.9. This means that most of the exports of Cathode Tubes are explained by 14 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Japan, $178M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Philippines, $37.8M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Cathode Tubes. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Cathode Tubes during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cathode Tubes were Japan ($178M), France ($112M), United Kingdom ($75.3M), Netherlands ($45.5M), and Russia ($42.8M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cathode Tubes were Philippines ($37.8M), Turkey ($35.7M), South Korea ($33M), Israel ($30.9M), and Canada ($30.9M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Cathode Tubes, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Television camera tubes and other photo-cathode... ($447M), Magnetron tubes ($294M), Electronic valves/tubes, except receiver/amplifier ($271M), Microwave tubes, except magnetron/klystron ($268M), and Parts of electronic valve & tubes,... ($124M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Cathode Tubes was 5.32%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Cathode Tubes were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Samoa (20%), Cameroon (19.6%), and Gabon (19.6%).

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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.