HS Icon Surveying Equipment

9015 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Surveying Equipment. In 2019, Surveying Equipment were the world's 328th most traded product, with a total trade of $9.56B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Surveying Equipment grew by 5.08%, from $9.1B to $9.56B. Trade in Surveying Equipment represent 0.053% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Surveying Equipment  were United States ($1.81B), China ($1.05B), Germany ($965M), United Kingdom ($688M), and Canada ($525M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Surveying Equipment were United States ($1.36B), China ($692M), United Arab Emirates ($545M), Germany ($469M), and Singapore ($381M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Surveying Equipment was 4.19%, making it the 960th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Surveying Equipment are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Cambodia (15%), and Aruba (12%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Surveying Equipment ranks 514th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Rangefinders are used to measure the distance between two points. They can be made from a variety of materials, including plastic and metal.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): United States, $1.81B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $1.36B

Surveying Equipment are the world's 328th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Surveying Equipment were United States ($1.81B), China ($1.05B), Germany ($965M), United Kingdom ($688M), and Canada ($525M).

In 2019, the top importers of Surveying Equipment were United States ($1.36B), China ($692M), United Arab Emirates ($545M), Germany ($469M), and Singapore ($381M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $152M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United Arab Emirates, $173M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Surveying Equipment grew the fastest in China ($152M), United Kingdom ($128M), France ($102M), Germany ($87.3M), and Norway ($75M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Surveying Equipment were United Arab Emirates ($173M), Saudi Arabia ($130M), Hong Kong ($105M), Japan ($75.6M), and United States ($45.3M).

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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 Surveying Equipment.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.45. This means that most of the exports of Surveying Equipment are explained by 21 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Germany, $496M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United Arab Emirates, $330M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Surveying Equipment were Germany ($496M), United States ($447M), China ($363M), United Kingdom ($322M), and Switzerland ($266M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Surveying Equipment were United Arab Emirates ($330M), Saudi Arabia ($312M), Russia ($208M), Hong Kong ($202M), and South Korea ($140M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Surveying Equipment, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Surveying, etc instruments nes ($4.52B), Parts and accessories for surveying etc... ($2.35B), Rangefinders ($1.19B), Theodolites and tacheometers ($765M), and Surveying levels ($571M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Surveying Equipment was 4.19%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Surveying Equipment were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Cambodia (15%), and Aruba (12%).

Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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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.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Surveying Equipment to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.