HS Icon Rubber surgical gloves

401511 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

World Trade (2018): $1.75B, Rnk 1463 / 4726

Top Exporter (2018): $626M, Malaysia

Top Importer (2018): $440M, United States

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 0.62%, Rnk 3783 / 4726

Mean Tariff (2018): 5.78%, Rnk 3710 / 6538

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.0095%, Rnk 1463 / 4726

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Rubber surgical gloves. In 2018, Rubber surgical gloves were the world's 1463rd most traded product, with a total trade of $1.75B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Rubber surgical gloves grew by 0.62%, from  $1.74B to $1.75B. Trade in Rubber surgical gloves represent 0.0095% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Rubber surgical gloves  were Malaysia ($626M), Thailand ($348M), China ($194M), Germany ($146M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($57.8M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Rubber surgical gloves were United States ($440M), Germany ($150M), Netherlands ($95.8M), United Kingdom ($73.4M), and Turkey ($68.1M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Rubber surgical gloves was 5.78%, been the 3710 lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Rubber surgical gloves are Iran (35%), Algeria (26.6%), Tunisia (20%), Samoa (20%), and Pakistan (19.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Cote d'Ivoire (0%), Ghana (0%), Guinea (0%), and Kenya (0%).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Malaysia, $626M

Top Destination (2018): United States, $440M

Rubber surgical gloves are the world's 1463rd most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Rubber surgical gloves were Malaysia ($626M), Thailand ($348M), China ($194M), Germany ($146M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($57.8M).

In 2018, the top importers of Rubber surgical gloves were United States ($440M), Germany ($150M), Netherlands ($95.8M), United Kingdom ($73.4M), and Turkey ($68.1M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): China, $76.9M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): United States, $30.8M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Rubber surgical gloves grew the fastest in China ($76.9M), Germany ($46.8M), Netherlands ($27M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($18.3M), and Indonesia ($7.62M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Rubber surgical gloves were United States ($30.8M), Netherlands ($24.6M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($11.9M), Austria ($8.23M), and Australia ($8.05M).

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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 Rubber surgical gloves.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.17. This means that most of the exports of Rubber surgical gloves are explained by 8 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Malaysia, $620M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): United States, $431M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Rubber surgical gloves. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Rubber surgical gloves during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Rubber surgical gloves were Malaysia ($620M), Thailand ($341M), China ($184M), Sri Lanka ($54.9M), and Indonesia ($24.8M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Rubber surgical gloves were United States ($431M), United Kingdom ($66.4M), Turkey ($59.5M), Japan ($52.5M), and Netherlands ($51.6M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Rubber surgical gloves. The forecast is based in a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Rubber surgical gloves was 5.78%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Rubber surgical gloves were Iran (35%), Algeria (26.6%), Tunisia (20%), Samoa (20%), and Pakistan (19.9%).

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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.