HS Icon Printed matter, nes

491199 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $4.28B, Rnk 717 / 4648

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $745M | $490M, United States | United States

2019
Product Complexity
: 0.39, Rnk 1918 / 4826

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -5.4%, Rnk 2686 / 4648

2018
Mean Tariff
: 11.2%, Rnk 1952 / 6538

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.024%, Rnk 717 / 4648

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Printed matter, nes. In 2019, Printed matter, nes were the world's 717th most traded product, with a total trade of $4.28B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Printed matter, nes decreased by -5.4%, from  $4.53B to $4.28B. Trade in Printed matter, nes represent 0.024% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Printed matter, nes  were United States ($745M), China ($448M), Germany ($375M), Netherlands ($242M), and Canada ($242M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Printed matter, nes were United States ($490M), Germany ($330M), France ($228M), Japan ($185M), and Canada ($183M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Printed matter, nes was 11.2%, making it the 1952nd lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Printed matter, nes are Turkmenistan (100%), Syria (46%), Bahamas (33.5%), Cameroon (29.4%), and Gabon (29.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), South Korea (0%), Maldives (0%), and Singapore (0%).

Ranking: Printed matter, nes ranks 1918th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Printed matter is used to convey information. For example, newspapers, magazines, books, and brochures are all forms of printed matter.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): United States, $745M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $490M

Printed matter, nes are the world's 717th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Printed matter, nes were United States ($745M), China ($448M), Germany ($375M), Netherlands ($242M), and Canada ($242M).

In 2019, the top importers of Printed matter, nes were United States ($490M), Germany ($330M), France ($228M), Japan ($185M), and Canada ($183M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): United Arab Emirates, $65.8M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Oman, $67.7M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Printed matter, nes grew the fastest in United Arab Emirates ($65.8M), France ($60.4M), Malaysia ($41.6M), Netherlands ($28.4M), and China ($21.2M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Printed matter, nes were Oman ($67.7M), Nigeria ($25.6M), Philippines ($19.7M), Germany ($18.1M), and United States ($17M).

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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 Printed matter, nes.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.61. This means that most of the exports of Printed matter, nes are explained by 24 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $275M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Japan, $96.4M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Printed matter, nes were China ($275M), United States ($255M), United Arab Emirates ($128M), Netherlands ($120M), and Singapore ($108M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Printed matter, nes were Japan ($96.4M), Oman ($84.3M), Mexico ($71.5M), Switzerland ($70M), and Hong Kong ($51.1M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Printed matter, nes was 11.2%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Printed matter, nes were Turkmenistan (100%), Syria (46%), Bahamas (33.5%), Cameroon (29.4%), and Gabon (29.4%).

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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.