HS Icon Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers

841920 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

World Trade (2019): $1.13B, Rnk 1854 / 4648

Top Exporter (2019): $147M, Italy

Top Importer (2019): $218M, United States

Product Complexity (2019): 1.11, Rnk 629 / 4826

Export Growth (CAGR)(2018 - 2019): -3.21%, Rnk 2248 / 4648

Mean Tariff (2018): 4.05%, Rnk 4924 / 6538

Share of World Trade (2019): 0.0062%, Rnk 1854 / 4648

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers. In 2019, Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers were the world's 1854th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.13B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers decreased by -3.21%, from  $1.17B to $1.13B. Trade in Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers represent 0.0062% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers  were Italy ($147M), United States ($133M), Germany ($104M), China ($104M), and Mexico ($95.5M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers were United States ($218M), China ($62.1M), Germany ($46.3M), France ($43.2M), and Russia ($36.1M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers was 4.05%, making it the 4924th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Aruba (22%), Maldives (19.6%), and Venezuela (13.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Madagascar (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).

Ranking: Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers ranks 629th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers are machines that use gas or electric heat to kill bacteria and other microorganisms on medical equipment. The process is often used to sterilize surgical gloves and other items before they are used.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Italy, $147M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $218M

Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers are the world's 1854th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers were Italy ($147M), United States ($133M), Germany ($104M), China ($104M), and Mexico ($95.5M).

In 2019, the top importers of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers were United States ($218M), China ($62.1M), Germany ($46.3M), France ($43.2M), and Russia ($36.1M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Mexico, $18.9M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $6.55M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers grew the fastest in Mexico ($18.9M), France ($6.45M), China ($6.11M), Austria ($5.98M), and Japan ($3.47M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers were United States ($6.55M), Algeria ($6.46M), Austria ($6.3M), China ($5.74M), and South Africa ($4.42M).

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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 Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.49. This means that most of the exports of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers are explained by 22 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Italy, $137M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $84.6M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers were Italy ($137M), Mexico ($82.3M), Germany ($58M), China ($41.6M), and Sweden ($36.6M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers were United States ($84.6M), Russia ($33.4M), India ($25.5M), Indonesia ($22.3M), and France ($22.2M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers was 4.05%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilizers were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Aruba (22%), Maldives (19.6%), and Venezuela (13.4%).

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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.