HS Icon Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes

392190 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes. In 2019, Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes were the world's 187th most traded product, with a total trade of $15.1B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes decreased by -1.84%, from $15.4B to $15.1B. Trade in Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes represent 0.084% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes  were Germany ($2.07B), China ($1.42B), United States ($1.28B), Italy ($1.22B), and Japan ($899M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes were United States ($1.42B), Germany ($1.19B), France ($778M), China ($748M), and United Kingdom ($624M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes was 7.2%, making it the 3120th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes are Bahamas (41.8%), Bermuda (25%), Tanzania (23.6%), Rwanda (23.5%), and Uganda (23.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Lebanon (0%), Singapore (0%), and Switzerland (0%).

Ranking Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes ranks 2080th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Plastic film, sheet, foil, and strip are commonly used as packaging material, as well as in insulation and construction.

Historical Data

#permalink to section

Exporters and Importers

#permalink to section

Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Germany, $2.07B

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

Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes are the world's 187th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes were Germany ($2.07B), China ($1.42B), United States ($1.28B), Italy ($1.22B), and Japan ($899M).

In 2019, the top importers of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes were United States ($1.42B), Germany ($1.19B), France ($778M), China ($748M), and United Kingdom ($624M).

Explore Visualizations

Market Dynamics

#permalink to section

Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $98.4M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Vietnam, $37M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes grew the fastest in China ($98.4M), Poland ($47.3M), Chinese Taipei ($32.4M), India ($23.9M), and Thailand ($22M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes were Vietnam ($37M), Mexico ($36.2M), Philippines ($30.5M), India ($26.3M), and Japan ($26.1M).

Explore Visualizations

Market Concentration

#permalink to section

Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.82. This means that most of the exports of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes are explained by 28 countries.

Explore Visualizations

TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Germany, $878M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Mexico, $451M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes were Germany ($878M), Italy ($760M), Japan ($678M), China ($669M), and South Korea ($300M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes were Mexico ($451M), United Kingdom ($309M), Russia ($256M), France ($235M), and Vietnam ($184M).

Import Tariffs

#permalink to section

In 2018, the average tariff for importing Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes was 7.2%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Plastic sheet, film, foil or strip, nes were Bahamas (41.8%), Bermuda (25%), Tanzania (23.6%), Rwanda (23.5%), and Uganda (23.5%).

Product Complexity

#permalink to section

Diversification Frontier

#permalink to section
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.