HS Icon Signal generators

854320 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

World Trade (2018): $1.25B, Rnk 1788 / 4726

Top Exporter (2018): $250M, Japan

Top Importer (2018): $232M, China

Product Complexity (2018): 1.22, Rnk 207 / 2722

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 5.99%, Rnk 3221 / 4726

Mean Tariff (2018): 7.14%, Rnk 3147 / 6538

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.0068%, Rnk 1788 / 4726

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Signal generators. In 2018, Signal generators were the world's 1788th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.25B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Signal generators grew by 5.99%, from  $1.18B to $1.25B. Trade in Signal generators represent 0.0068% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Signal generators  were Japan ($250M), Germany ($234M), Malaysia ($207M), United States ($111M), and China ($74.3M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Signal generators were China ($232M), United States ($175M), Hong Kong ($144M), South Korea ($71.4M), and Japan ($61.3M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Signal generators was 7.14%, making it the 3147th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Signal generators are Iran (40%), Bermuda (25%), Samoa (20%), Maldives (19.6%), and Panama (15%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Zambia (0%), Armenia (0%), and Hong Kong (0%).

Ranking: Signal generators ranks 207th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: A signal generator is an electronic device that generates a continuous sine wave signal. It can be used to measure and test the performance of electronic devices and components. It is also used in some programming exercises for students to generate a sine wave.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Japan, $250M

Top Destination (2018): China, $232M

Signal generators are the world's 1788th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Signal generators were Japan ($250M), Germany ($234M), Malaysia ($207M), United States ($111M), and China ($74.3M).

In 2018, the top importers of Signal generators were China ($232M), United States ($175M), Hong Kong ($144M), South Korea ($71.4M), and Japan ($61.3M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): Germany, $62.1M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): Hong Kong, $98.8M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Signal generators grew the fastest in Germany ($62.1M), Japan ($58.1M), United Kingdom ($11.8M), Thailand ($10.6M), and Russia ($9.81M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Signal generators were Hong Kong ($98.8M), China ($55.3M), United States ($23.2M), Netherlands ($17.7M), and Russia ($14.4M).

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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 Signal generators.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.82. This means that most of the exports of Signal generators are explained by 14 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Japan, $189M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): China, $157M

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Signal generators were Japan ($189M), Malaysia ($183M), Germany ($178M), Czechia ($22.9M), and United Kingdom ($19.4M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Signal generators were China ($157M), Hong Kong ($138M), United States ($64.1M), South Korea ($57.1M), and India ($20.7M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Signal generators was 7.14%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Signal generators were Iran (40%), Bermuda (25%), Samoa (20%), Maldives (19.6%), and Panama (15%).

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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.