HS Icon Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft

8802 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $157B, Rnk 14 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $46.3B | $17.1B, France | China

2019
Product Complexity
: 0.16, Rnk 475 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -8.04%, Rnk 891 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 3.28%, Rnk 1108 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.87%, Rnk 14 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft. In 2019, Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were the world's 14th most traded product, with a total trade of $157B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft decreased by -8.04%, from  $171B to $157B. Trade in Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft represent 0.87% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft  were France ($46.3B), United States ($40.7B), Germany ($31.8B), Canada ($7.31B), and Spain ($3.77B).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were China ($17.1B), United States ($14.8B), Germany ($9.29B), France ($7.79B), and Ireland ($7.64B).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft was 3.28%, making it the 1108th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft are Syria (27.6%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (24.6%), Mozambique (14.3%), and Bahamas (14.1%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Algeria (0%), Ethiopia (0%), Kenya (0%), and Mauritius (0%).

Ranking: Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ranks 475th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Aircraft are used to transport people and goods from one place to another. They can be powered by propellers, jet engines, or rockets. Helicopters are a type of aircraft that use rotors instead of propellers for propulsion. Aeroplanes are the most common type of aircraft in the world today.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): France, $46.3B

Top Destination (2019): China, $17.1B

Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft are the world's 14th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were France ($46.3B), United States ($40.7B), Germany ($31.8B), Canada ($7.31B), and Spain ($3.77B).

In 2019, the top importers of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were China ($17.1B), United States ($14.8B), Germany ($9.29B), France ($7.79B), and Ireland ($7.64B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Kuwait, $2.37B

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Portugal, $2.39B

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft grew the fastest in Kuwait ($2.37B), France ($2.21B), Germany ($912M), Spain ($726M), and Singapore ($573M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were Portugal ($2.39B), Turkey ($1.65B), India ($1.54B), Spain ($1.28B), and Canada ($884M).

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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 Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.07. This means that most of the exports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft are explained by 8 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): France, $38.5B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): China, $15.4B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were France ($38.5B), United States ($25.9B), Germany ($22.5B), Canada ($2.85B), and Kuwait ($2.04B).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were China ($15.4B), India ($7.05B), Ireland ($6.25B), Japan ($4.09B), and Turkey ($3.49B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight >... ($133B), Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight 2,000-15,000... ($13.5B), Helicopters of an unladen weight >... ($5.75B), Spacecraft, satellites and spacecraft launch vehicles ($2.04B), and Helicopters of an unladen weight <... ($1.52B)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft was 3.28%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft were Syria (27.6%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (24.6%), Mozambique (14.3%), and Bahamas (14.1%).

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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.