HS Icon Particle Board

4410 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Particle Board. In 2019, Particle Board were the world's 378th most traded product, with a total trade of $8.11B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Particle Board decreased by -13.3%, from $9.35B to $8.11B. Trade in Particle Board represent 0.045% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Particle Board  were Canada ($1.42B), Austria ($724M), Germany ($684M), Romania ($429M), and France ($379M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Particle Board were United States ($1.42B), Germany ($747M), Poland ($370M), United Kingdom ($309M), and France ($301M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Particle Board was 9.14%, making it the 468th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Particle Board are Zambia (36.3%), Sudan (35%), Angola (30%), Cameroon (29.4%), and Gabon (29.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Lebanon (0%), Sri Lanka (0%), and Singapore (0%).

Ranking: Particle Board ranks 503rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Particle board is made from wood chips, sawdust, and glue. It is typically used for shelving, furniture, and lining walls.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Canada, $1.42B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $1.42B

Particle Board are the world's 378th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Particle Board were Canada ($1.42B), Austria ($724M), Germany ($684M), Romania ($429M), and France ($379M).

In 2019, the top importers of Particle Board were United States ($1.42B), Germany ($747M), Poland ($370M), United Kingdom ($309M), and France ($301M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): United States, $18M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Saudi Arabia, $17.6M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Particle Board grew the fastest in United States ($18M), Ecuador ($10.6M), Italy ($8.66M), United Kingdom ($8.38M), and Portugal ($5.79M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Particle Board were Saudi Arabia ($17.6M), Czechia ($13.8M), Vietnam ($12.4M), Canada ($12M), and Indonesia ($10.3M).

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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 Particle Board.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.65. This means that most of the exports of Particle Board are explained by 25 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Canada, $1.3B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $1.25B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Particle Board were Canada ($1.3B), Austria ($569M), Romania ($346M), Thailand ($320M), and Russia ($266M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Particle Board were United States ($1.25B), Netherlands ($221M), United Kingdom ($211M), South Korea ($167M), and Japan ($162M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Particle Board, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Particle board of wood ($7.85B) and Particle board of ligneous materials except... ($262M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Particle Board was 9.14%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Particle Board were Zambia (36.3%), Sudan (35%), Angola (30%), Cameroon (29.4%), and Gabon (29.4%).

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.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Particle Board to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.