HS Icon Optical fibres, except for telecommunications

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications. In 2019, Optical fibres, except for telecommunications were the world's 1226th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.19B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications decreased by -9.86%, from $2.43B to $2.19B. Trade in Optical fibres, except for telecommunications represent 0.012% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications  were United States ($547M), China ($347M), Japan ($291M), India ($222M), and Germany ($120M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications were China ($218M), United States ($204M), France ($192M), Germany ($113M), and Hong Kong ($101M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Optical fibres, except for telecommunications was 3.94%, making it the 5031st lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Optical fibres, except for telecommunications are Bahamas (40.2%), Cambodia (35%), Bermuda (25%), Samoa (20%), and Pakistan (19.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Optical fibres, except for telecommunications ranks 1310th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Optical fibres transmit light signals over long distances without the need for electronic amplification. Optical fibres are widely used in medical laser surgery.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): United States, $547M

Top Destination (2019): China, $218M

Optical fibres, except for telecommunications are the world's 1226th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications were United States ($547M), China ($347M), Japan ($291M), India ($222M), and Germany ($120M).

In 2019, the top importers of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications were China ($218M), United States ($204M), France ($192M), Germany ($113M), and Hong Kong ($101M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Italy, $8.78M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): France, $36.3M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications grew the fastest in Italy ($8.78M), France ($5.67M), Switzerland ($5.03M), Hong Kong ($4.05M), and Poland ($3.85M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications were France ($36.3M), Romania ($36.1M), Spain ($16M), Japan ($6.29M), and Philippines ($6.03M).

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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 Optical fibres, except for telecommunications.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.78. This means that most of the exports of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications are explained by 13 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): United States, $343M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): France, $160M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications were United States ($343M), Japan ($226M), India ($174M), China ($129M), and Denmark ($69.3M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Optical fibres, except for telecommunications were France ($160M), Spain ($57M), Romania ($54.3M), Poland ($45.8M), and Hong Kong ($45.2M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Optical fibres, except for telecommunications was 3.94%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Optical fibres, except for telecommunications were Bahamas (40.2%), Cambodia (35%), Bermuda (25%), Samoa (20%), and Pakistan (19.9%).

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.