Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Paper Containers. In 2019, Paper Containers were the world's 149th most traded product, with a total trade of $25.3B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Paper Containers grew by 1.64%, from $24.9B to $25.3B. Trade in Paper Containers represent 0.14% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Paper Containers were China ($5.01B), Germany ($3.37B), United States ($1.99B), Italy ($1.34B), and Netherlands ($1.15B).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Paper Containers were United States ($2.94B), France ($2.02B), Germany ($1.9B), Netherlands ($1.24B), and Mexico ($1.17B).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Paper Containers was 8.84%, making it the 488th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Paper Containers are Sudan (35%), Bahamas (31%), Zimbabwe (31%), Uzbekistan (28.7%), and Algeria (26.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), South Korea (0%), Maldives (0%), and Singapore (0%).
Ranking: Paper Containers ranks 690th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Paper cartons are used for transporting food and other products. They are also used as containers for storing food and other products. Paper boxes are used for transporting and storing items such as books, clothes, and other household items. Cardboard cases are used for transporting and storing items such as shoes, electronics, and other goods. Plastic bags are used for transporting and storing items such as groceries, clothes, and other household items.