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6307 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $16.1B, Rnk 224 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $7.93B | $4.9B, China | United States

2019
Product Complexity
: -1.19, Rnk 822 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: 4.48%, Rnk 181 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 17.5%, Rnk 145 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.089%, Rnk 224 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Other Cloth Articles. In 2019, Other Cloth Articles were the world's 224th most traded product, with a total trade of $16.1B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Other Cloth Articles grew by 4.48%, from  $15.4B to $16.1B. Trade in Other Cloth Articles represent 0.089% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Other Cloth Articles  were China ($7.93B), Germany ($978M), United States ($764M), Vietnam ($686M), and Mexico ($577M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Other Cloth Articles were United States ($4.9B), Germany ($1.2B), Japan ($1.11B), France ($739M), and United Kingdom ($585M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Other Cloth Articles was 17.5%, making it the 145th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Other Cloth Articles are Iran (65%), Bolivia (38.4%), Finland (35%), Sudan (35%), and Ethiopia (34.7%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Sri Lanka (0%), Singapore (0%), and Switzerland (0%).

Ranking: Other Cloth Articles ranks 822nd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Made-up articles of textile materials are used in the production of other goods. They can be made from a variety of materials, including cotton, wool, silk, and polyester.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $7.93B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $4.9B

Other Cloth Articles are the world's 224th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Other Cloth Articles were China ($7.93B), Germany ($978M), United States ($764M), Vietnam ($686M), and Mexico ($577M).

In 2019, the top importers of Other Cloth Articles were United States ($4.9B), Germany ($1.2B), Japan ($1.11B), France ($739M), and United Kingdom ($585M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $496M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $250M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Other Cloth Articles grew the fastest in China ($496M), Vietnam ($109M), United States ($39.8M), Turkey ($29.7M), and Canada ($24.5M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Other Cloth Articles were United States ($250M), United Kingdom ($44.9M), Vietnam ($39M), France ($35.2M), and Mexico ($32.8M).

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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 Other Cloth Articles.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.52. This means that most of the exports of Other Cloth Articles are explained by 11 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $7.76B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $4.13B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Other Cloth Articles were China ($7.76B), Vietnam ($541M), India ($356M), Pakistan ($326M), and Mexico ($166M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Other Cloth Articles were United States ($4.13B), Japan ($967M), France ($480M), United Kingdom ($354M), and Spain ($328M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Other Cloth Articles, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Made up articles (textile) nes, textile... ($13.2B), Floor & dish cloths, dusters, etc,... ($2.31B), and Life jackets and life belts, textile... ($520M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Other Cloth Articles was 17.5%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Other Cloth Articles were Iran (65%), Bolivia (38.4%), Finland (35%), Sudan (35%), and Ethiopia (34.7%).

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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.