HS Icon Combs

9615 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $1.66B, Rnk 782 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $1.25B | $312M, China | United States

2019
Product Complexity
: 0.51, Rnk 339 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: 14%, Rnk 48 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 13.3%, Rnk 261 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.0092%, Rnk 782 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Combs. In 2019, Combs were the world's 782nd most traded product, with a total trade of $1.66B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Combs grew by 14%, from  $1.46B to $1.66B. Trade in Combs represent 0.0092% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Combs  were China ($1.25B), Germany ($38.2M), Poland ($34.9M), Italy ($30.6M), and United Kingdom ($27.2M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Combs were United States ($312M), India ($82.7M), United Kingdom ($78.1M), Germany ($75.1M), and Japan ($73.2M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Combs was 13.3%, making it the 261st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Combs are Syria (46%), Egypt (45%), Iran (45%), Bahamas (41.3%), and Zimbabwe (36.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Sri Lanka (0%), Singapore (0%), and Switzerland (0%).

Ranking: Combs ranks 339th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Hair combs are used to comb hair. Hair-slides are used to hold a section of hair in place while it is being styled. Curling pins are used to curl hair, and curling grips are used to hold the hair while it is being curled.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $1.25B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $312M

Combs are the world's 782nd most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Combs were China ($1.25B), Germany ($38.2M), Poland ($34.9M), Italy ($30.6M), and United Kingdom ($27.2M).

In 2019, the top importers of Combs were United States ($312M), India ($82.7M), United Kingdom ($78.1M), Germany ($75.1M), and Japan ($73.2M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $177M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $21.2M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Combs grew the fastest in China ($177M), Spain ($9.8M), Thailand ($8.82M), Poland ($5.55M), and Netherlands ($3.52M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Combs were United States ($21.2M), India ($16.6M), Philippines ($16.5M), United Kingdom ($15M), and Spain ($13.1M).

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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 Combs.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 1.99. This means that most of the exports of Combs are explained by 3 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $1.24B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $288M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Combs were China ($1.24B), Thailand ($12M), Chinese Taipei ($8.81M), Poland ($1.43M), and Cocos (Keeling) Islands ($2.98k).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Combs were United States ($288M), India ($72.5M), Japan ($60.4M), United Kingdom ($50.9M), and Germany ($36.9M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Combs, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Combs, hair-slides etc of hard rubber... ($792M), Combs, hair-slides etc of other materials ($563M), and Hairpins, curling pins, hair-curlers and the... ($309M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Combs was 13.3%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Combs were Syria (46%), Egypt (45%), Iran (45%), Bahamas (41.3%), and Zimbabwe (36.5%).

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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.