Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Knives. In 2019, Knives were the world's 647th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.78B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Knives decreased by -1.48%, from $2.82B to $2.78B. Trade in Knives represent 0.015% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Knives were China ($1.38B), Germany ($300M), Japan ($166M), Switzerland ($133M), and United States ($102M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Knives were United States ($723M), Germany ($234M), France ($124M), Netherlands ($121M), and Canada ($115M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Knives was 12.7%, making it the 285th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Knives are Zimbabwe (36.5%), Iran (35.6%), Ethiopia (29.7%), Cameroon (29.4%), and Gabon (29.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), Switzerland (0%), and Norway (0%).
Ranking: Knives ranks 142nd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Knives with cutting blades are used to cut and slice food. They can be made from a variety of materials, including stainless steel, carbon steel, ceramic, and other materials.