Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Knit Socks and Hosiery. In 2019, Knit Socks and Hosiery were the world's 257th most traded product, with a total trade of $13.9B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Knit Socks and Hosiery grew by 0.61%, from $13.8B to $13.9B. Trade in Knit Socks and Hosiery represent 0.077% of total world trade.
Knit Socks and Hosiery are a part of Knitted or crocheted apparel and clothing accessories. They include Hosiery nes, of cotton, knit, Hosiery nes, synthetic fibres, knit, Panty hose etc, synthetic fibre yarn <67 dtex/sy, kni, Panty hose etc of materials nes, knit, Womens full, kneelength hosiery, yarn <67 dtex/sy,kni, Panty hose etc, synthetic fibre yarn >67 dtex/sy, kni, Hosiery nes, of materials nes, knit, and Hosiery nes, of wool or fine animal hair, knit.
Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Knit Socks and Hosiery were China ($5.9B), Turkey ($1.12B), Italy ($844M), Germany ($672M), and Pakistan ($400M).
Imports In 2019 the top importers of Knit Socks and Hosiery were United States ($2.52B), Germany ($1.24B), Japan ($900M), United Kingdom ($830M), and France ($739M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Knit Socks and Hosiery was 22.8%, making it the 68th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Knit Socks and Hosiery are Iran (55%), Syria (66.1%), and Bolivia (38.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Sri Lanka (0%), Maldives (0%), and Singapore (0%).
Ranking Knit Socks and Hosiery ranks 747th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Pantyhose are a type of hosiery that is used to cover the legs. They can be made from many different materials, including cotton, nylon, polyester, and spandex. Tights are a type of pantyhose that is tighter than regular pantyhose. Stockings are also a type of hosiery that covers the leg. Socks are a type of hosiery that covers the foot. Graduated compression hosiery is used to treat varicose veins in the legs.