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3924 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2019): $19.9B, Rnk 185 / 1217

Top Exporter (2019): $10.6B, China

Top Importer (2019): $5.41B, United States

Product Complexity (2019): -0.6, Rnk 687 / 961

Export Growth (CAGR)(2018 - 2019): 2.08%, Rnk 264 / 1217

Mean Tariff (2018): 15.1%, Rnk 195 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2019): 0.11%, Rnk 185 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Plastic Housewares. In 2019, Plastic Housewares were the world's 185th most traded product, with a total trade of $19.9B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Plastic Housewares grew by 2.08%, from  $19.5B to $19.9B. Trade in Plastic Housewares represent 0.11% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Plastic Housewares  were China ($10.6B), Germany ($774M), United States ($745M), Italy ($632M), and Poland ($485M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Plastic Housewares were United States ($5.41B), Germany ($1.07B), France ($847M), Canada ($766M), and United Kingdom ($752M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Plastic Housewares was 15.1%, making it the 195th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Plastic Housewares are Syria (73.5%), Egypt (45%), Iran (40%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), and Sudan (35%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), Switzerland (0%), Norway (0%), and United States (1.76%).

Ranking: Plastic Housewares ranks 687th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Tableware is used for eating and drinking, kitchenware for cooking and other household articles are used for cleaning, storing or decorating.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $10.6B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $5.41B

Plastic Housewares are the world's 185th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Plastic Housewares were China ($10.6B), Germany ($774M), United States ($745M), Italy ($632M), and Poland ($485M).

In 2019, the top importers of Plastic Housewares were United States ($5.41B), Germany ($1.07B), France ($847M), Canada ($766M), and United Kingdom ($752M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $1.01B

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $401M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Plastic Housewares grew the fastest in China ($1.01B), Netherlands ($50.7M), Vietnam ($41.8M), Chinese Taipei ($31.8M), and Philippines ($29.7M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Plastic Housewares were United States ($401M), Malaysia ($89M), Saudi Arabia ($84.5M), Philippines ($64.8M), and Singapore ($46M).

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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 Plastic Housewares.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.44. This means that most of the exports of Plastic Housewares are explained by 10 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $10.5B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $4.66B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Plastic Housewares were China ($10.5B), Turkey ($395M), Chinese Taipei ($383M), Italy ($300M), and Poland ($208M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Plastic Housewares were United States ($4.66B), Canada ($608M), France ($579M), Japan ($512M), and Australia ($466M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Plastic Housewares, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Plastic table and kitchen ware ($11.6B) and Plastic household, toilet articles not table,... ($8.25B)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Plastic Housewares was 15.1%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Plastic Housewares were Syria (73.5%), Egypt (45%), Iran (40%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), and Sudan (35%).

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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.