HS Icon Orthopedic Appliances

9021 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $64.6B, Rnk 44 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $12.1B | $12B, United States | United States

2019
Product Complexity
: 1.16, Rnk 105 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: 5.08%, Rnk 159 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 1.94%, Rnk 1240 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.36%, Rnk 44 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Orthopedic Appliances. In 2019, Orthopedic Appliances were the world's 44th most traded product, with a total trade of $64.6B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Orthopedic Appliances grew by 5.08%, from  $61.4B to $64.6B. Trade in Orthopedic Appliances represent 0.36% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Orthopedic Appliances  were United States ($12.1B), Netherlands ($7.35B), Switzerland ($6.76B), Ireland ($6.59B), and Germany ($5.62B).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Orthopedic Appliances were United States ($12B), Netherlands ($6.35B), Germany ($5.84B), China ($3.43B), and France ($3.35B).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Orthopedic Appliances was 1.94%, making it the 1240th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Orthopedic Appliances are Cuba (9.79%), Samoa (8%), Bolivia (7.68%), Iran (7%), and Cambodia (7%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Cote d'Ivoire (0%), Ghana (0%), Guinea (0%), and Kenya (0%).

Ranking: Orthopedic Appliances ranks 105th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Orthopaedic appliances are used to help people who have broken bones or other injuries. They can be made from a variety of materials, including plastic, metal, and wood.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): United States, $12.1B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $12B

Orthopedic Appliances are the world's 44th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Orthopedic Appliances were United States ($12.1B), Netherlands ($7.35B), Switzerland ($6.76B), Ireland ($6.59B), and Germany ($5.62B).

In 2019, the top importers of Orthopedic Appliances were United States ($12B), Netherlands ($6.35B), Germany ($5.84B), China ($3.43B), and France ($3.35B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Ireland, $602M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $947M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Orthopedic Appliances grew the fastest in Ireland ($602M), United States ($597M), Singapore ($447M), Netherlands ($410M), and Vietnam ($248M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Orthopedic Appliances were United States ($947M), China ($356M), Germany ($318M), Netherlands ($280M), and Belgium ($186M).

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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 Orthopedic Appliances.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.12. This means that most of the exports of Orthopedic Appliances are explained by 17 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Ireland, $5.52B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Japan, $2.71B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Orthopedic Appliances were Ireland ($5.52B), Switzerland ($4.77B), Mexico ($1.92B), Singapore ($1.74B), and Netherlands ($999M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Orthopedic Appliances were Japan ($2.71B), Canada ($1.33B), China ($1.27B), Spain ($1.16B), and Italy ($1.16B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Orthopedic Appliances, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Orthopaedic appliances, nes ($14.2B), Artificial joints ($12.2B), Artificial body parts, aids and appliances,... ($12B), Orthopaedic/fracture appliances, nes ($11B), and Pacemakers for stimulating heart muscles ($5.78B)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Orthopedic Appliances was 1.94%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Orthopedic Appliances were Cuba (9.79%), Samoa (8%), Bolivia (7.68%), Iran (7%), and Cambodia (7%).

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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.