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3605 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Matches. In 2019, Matches were the world's 1142nd most traded product, with a total trade of $175M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Matches decreased by -7.41%, from $189M to $175M. Trade in Matches represent 0.00097% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Matches  were India ($54.4M), Sweden ($22.6M), Pakistan ($8.81M), Russia ($8.53M), and China ($8.03M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Matches were United States ($12.8M), Nigeria ($11.5M), Germany ($7.06M), Afghanistan ($5.55M), and Benin ($4.76M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Matches was 15%, making it the 200th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): India, $54.4M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $12.8M

Matches are the world's 1142nd most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Matches were India ($54.4M), Sweden ($22.6M), Pakistan ($8.81M), Russia ($8.53M), and China ($8.03M).

In 2019, the top importers of Matches were United States ($12.8M), Nigeria ($11.5M), Germany ($7.06M), Afghanistan ($5.55M), and Benin ($4.76M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): India, $6.67M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Nigeria, $1.86M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Matches grew the fastest in India ($6.67M), Israel ($1.15M), Kenya ($881k), Rwanda ($362k), and Pakistan ($146k).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Matches were Nigeria ($1.86M), Tanzania ($1.48M), Niger ($906k), Afghanistan ($782k), and Zambia ($616k).

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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 Matches.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.99. This means that most of the exports of Matches are explained by 15 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): India, $54.4M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Nigeria, $11.5M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Matches were India ($54.4M), Sweden ($22.3M), Pakistan ($8.73M), China ($7.73M), and Indonesia ($7.56M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Matches were Nigeria ($11.5M), United States ($11.4M), Afghanistan ($5.55M), Benin ($4.7M), and Ghana ($4.36M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Matches, disaggragated by their HS6 level were N/A

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Matches was 15%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Matches were Austria (0%) and Sweden (0%).

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