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4903 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Children's Picture Books. In 2019, Children's Picture Books were the world's 850th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.28B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Children's Picture Books grew by 14.3%, from $1.12B to $1.28B. Trade in Children's Picture Books represent 0.0071% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Children's Picture Books  were China ($825M), Germany ($65M), Chinese Taipei ($43.2M), United States ($41.8M), and Poland ($40.8M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Children's Picture Books were United States ($377M), Hong Kong ($161M), United Kingdom ($81.6M), Germany ($78.3M), and Japan ($64.8M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Children's Picture Books was 2.64%, making it the 1170th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Children's Picture Books are Syria (27.6%), Ecuador (27.1%), Morocco (19.7%), Bolivia (19.1%), and Brazil (15.3%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Cote d'Ivoire (0%), Ghana (0%), Guinea (0%), and Kenya (0%).

Ranking Children's Picture Books ranks 421st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $825M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $377M

Children's Picture Books are the world's 850th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Children's Picture Books were China ($825M), Germany ($65M), Chinese Taipei ($43.2M), United States ($41.8M), and Poland ($40.8M).

In 2019, the top importers of Children's Picture Books were United States ($377M), Hong Kong ($161M), United Kingdom ($81.6M), Germany ($78.3M), and Japan ($64.8M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $108M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $66.1M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Children's Picture Books grew the fastest in China ($108M), Poland ($22.1M), Chinese Taipei ($11.7M), Czechia ($9.64M), and Germany ($7.63M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Children's Picture Books were United States ($66.1M), Germany ($27.1M), United Kingdom ($15.4M), Japan ($12.4M), and South Korea ($7.76M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Children's Picture Books.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.52. This means that most of the exports of Children's Picture Books are explained by 5 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $821M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $335M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Children's Picture Books. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Children's Picture Books during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Children's Picture Books were China ($821M), Chinese Taipei ($38.9M), Poland ($22.6M), India ($18.7M), and Vietnam ($11.7M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Children's Picture Books were United States ($335M), Hong Kong ($123M), Japan ($61.5M), United Kingdom ($58M), and Canada ($43.3M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Children's Picture Books, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Children's picture, drawing or colouring books ($1.28B)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Children's Picture Books was 2.64%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Children's Picture Books were Syria (27.6%), Ecuador (27.1%), Morocco (19.7%), Bolivia (19.1%), and Brazil (15.3%).

Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

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.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Children's Picture Books to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.