HS Icon Microscopes

9011 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2019): $2.74B, Rnk 650 / 1217

Top Exporter (2019): $969M, Germany

Top Importer (2019): $475M, United States

Product Complexity (2019): 1, Rnk 151 / 961

Export Growth (CAGR)(2018 - 2019): -0.44%, Rnk 427 / 1217

Mean Tariff (2018): 3.93%, Rnk 1007 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2019): 0.015%, Rnk 650 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Microscopes. In 2019, Microscopes were the world's 650th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.74B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Microscopes decreased by -0.44%, from  $2.75B to $2.74B. Trade in Microscopes represent 0.015% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Microscopes  were Germany ($969M), Japan ($435M), China ($330M), Singapore ($258M), and United States ($208M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Microscopes were United States ($475M), China ($360M), Germany ($244M), Japan ($183M), and Hong Kong ($146M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Microscopes was 3.93%, making it the 1007th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Microscopes are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Panama (12%), and Aruba (12%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Microscopes ranks 151st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Optical microscopes are used to look at objects that are too small for the naked eye. They can be used to look at things like insects, plants, and other small objects.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Germany, $969M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $475M

Microscopes are the world's 650th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Microscopes were Germany ($969M), Japan ($435M), China ($330M), Singapore ($258M), and United States ($208M).

In 2019, the top importers of Microscopes were United States ($475M), China ($360M), Germany ($244M), Japan ($183M), and Hong Kong ($146M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): United States, $17M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): China, $50.7M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Microscopes grew the fastest in United States ($17M), Hungary ($13.5M), Netherlands ($13.1M), Canada ($12.9M), and Germany ($11.3M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Microscopes were China ($50.7M), Japan ($14.6M), Russia ($10.7M), Canada ($10.4M), and Spain ($7.35M).

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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 Microscopes.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.31. This means that most of the exports of Microscopes are explained by 9 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Germany, $726M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $267M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Microscopes were Germany ($726M), Japan ($251M), Singapore ($191M), Hungary ($23.8M), and Philippines ($8.33M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Microscopes were United States ($267M), Hong Kong ($127M), India ($61.5M), Russia ($55.7M), and France ($50.9M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Microscopes, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Microscopes, optical, nes ($1.04B), Parts and accessories for optical microscopes ($850M), Stereoscopic microscopes ($714M), and Microscopes, for photomicrography ($126M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Microscopes was 3.93%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Microscopes were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Panama (12%), and Aruba (12%).

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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.