Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Computers. In 2019, Computers were the world's 10th most traded product, with a total trade of $282B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Computers decreased by -2.08%, from $288B to $282B. Trade in Computers represent 1.56% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Computers  were China ($141B), Mexico ($32.4B), United States ($16.6B), Germany ($11.6B), and Netherlands ($10.7B).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Computers were United States ($81.9B), Germany ($18.9B), Netherlands ($18.1B), Hong Kong ($15.9B), and Japan ($12.7B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Computers was 3.35%, making it the 1101st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Computers are Iran (27.2%), Bermuda (25%), Algeria (16.1%), Cuba (14.6%), and Mauritania (13%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Egypt (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Computers ranks 123rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Automatic data-processing machines are used to process information, and can be made from a variety of materials. They can be used in the production of other goods, such as computer hardware and software.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $141B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $81.9B

Computers are the world's 10th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Computers were China ($141B), Mexico ($32.4B), United States ($16.6B), Germany ($11.6B), and Netherlands ($10.7B).

In 2019, the top importers of Computers were United States ($81.9B), Germany ($18.9B), Netherlands ($18.1B), Hong Kong ($15.9B), and Japan ($12.7B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Chinese Taipei, $3.58B

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Japan, $1.49B

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Computers grew the fastest in Chinese Taipei ($3.58B), Mexico ($2.71B), United Kingdom ($558M), Poland ($426M), and Vietnam ($304M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Computers were Japan ($1.49B), United States ($1.09B), Netherlands ($814M), Denmark ($395M), and Czechia ($356M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Computers.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.07. This means that most of the exports of Computers are explained by 8 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $137B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $65.3B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Computers were China ($137B), Mexico ($25.3B), Chinese Taipei ($6.17B), Czechia ($5.86B), and Vietnam ($3.33B).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Computers were United States ($65.3B), Hong Kong ($13.3B), Japan ($11.3B), United Kingdom ($7.61B), and Netherlands ($7.4B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Computers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Computer data storage units ($144B), Digital computer cpu with some of... ($80.4B), Automatic data processing machines and units,... ($44.4B), Digital computers with cpu and input-output... ($11.5B), and Computer input or output units ($2.34B)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Computers was 3.35%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Computers were Iran (27.2%), Bermuda (25%), Algeria (16.1%), Cuba (14.6%), and Mauritania (13%).

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 Computers to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.