HS Icon Cellulose Fibers Paper

4811 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $19.5B, Rnk 187 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $3.35B | $1.58B, Germany | United States

2019
Product Complexity
: 0.39, Rnk 390 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -3.76%, Rnk 676 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 6.2%, Rnk 679 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.11%, Rnk 187 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Cellulose Fibers Paper. In 2019, Cellulose Fibers Paper were the world's 187th most traded product, with a total trade of $19.5B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Cellulose Fibers Paper decreased by -3.76%, from  $20.2B to $19.5B. Trade in Cellulose Fibers Paper represent 0.11% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Cellulose Fibers Paper  were Germany ($3.35B), United States ($2.21B), China ($1.81B), Italy ($952M), and France ($934M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Cellulose Fibers Paper were United States ($1.58B), Germany ($1.14B), France ($887M), United Kingdom ($777M), and Italy ($737M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Cellulose Fibers Paper was 6.2%, making it the 679th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cellulose Fibers Paper are Bahamas (36.3%), Bermuda (25%), Sudan (22.4%), Tunisia (20%), and Pakistan (16.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), South Korea (0%), and Maldives (0%).

Ranking: Cellulose Fibers Paper ranks 390th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Paper is made from wood pulp. Paperboard is a type of paper that has been pressed into sheets. It is usually found in cereal boxes, newspapers, and other products. Cellulose wadding is made from cellulose fibres. Webs of cellulose fibres are used in the production of rayon.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Germany, $3.35B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $1.58B

Cellulose Fibers Paper are the world's 187th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Cellulose Fibers Paper were Germany ($3.35B), United States ($2.21B), China ($1.81B), Italy ($952M), and France ($934M).

In 2019, the top importers of Cellulose Fibers Paper were United States ($1.58B), Germany ($1.14B), France ($887M), United Kingdom ($777M), and Italy ($737M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $116M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Egypt, $36.5M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Cellulose Fibers Paper grew the fastest in China ($116M), Turkey ($43.8M), Denmark ($34.2M), Malaysia ($26.2M), and South Korea ($20.7M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Cellulose Fibers Paper were Egypt ($36.5M), Malaysia ($31.5M), Luxembourg ($16.6M), New Zealand ($13.5M), and Philippines ($12.4M).

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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 Cellulose Fibers Paper.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.6. This means that most of the exports of Cellulose Fibers Paper are explained by 24 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Germany, $2.21B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Russia, $503M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cellulose Fibers Paper were Germany ($2.21B), China ($1.33B), United States ($633M), Finland ($617M), and Singapore ($488M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cellulose Fibers Paper were Russia ($503M), Vietnam ($418M), United Kingdom ($402M), Australia ($297M), and Thailand ($282M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Cellulose Fibers Paper, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Paper, coated, impregnated, covered with plastics,... ($6.22B), Paper, coated/impregnated/covered/coloured/printed ne ($4.66B), Paper, self-adhesive except labels ($4.46B), Paper, >150g/m2, bleached, plastic coated/impregnated ($3.1B), and Paper, coat/impregnated with wax/stearin/glycerol, ne ($467M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Cellulose Fibers Paper was 6.2%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Cellulose Fibers Paper were Bahamas (36.3%), Bermuda (25%), Sudan (22.4%), Tunisia (20%), and Pakistan (16.9%).

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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.