Consumer Products: Trade Statistics

Total Trade

Total Global Exports (2012) $1,249,593,445,279
Total Global Imports (2012) $1,156,411,333,742

Industry Traders

Top-10 Exporters Export Volume ($)
China $316,307,513,157
United States $103,795,757,918
Germany $92,618,077,810
Hong Kong $63,993,421,306
India $50,763,010,314
Italy $49,704,582,082
France $48,621,646,947
Switzerland $46,001,582,743
United Kingdom $44,740,863,527
Belgium $39,767,493,773
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Percentage Distribution
Top-10 Importers Import Volume ($)
United States $211,241,684,946
Germany $75,468,771,633
Hong Kong $73,698,630,304
United Kingdom $66,113,911,313
France $55,716,974,538
Japan $54,358,578,682
Belgium $41,024,256,158
China $40,849,766,223
Canada $37,093,815,498
India $34,185,165,041
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Percentage Distribution

Traded Goods (at the 4-digit HS Code level)

Top-10 Export
Goods (HS Code)
Export Volume ($)
7102 Diamonds, worked or not, not mounted or set $116,608,044,575
7113 Articles of jewelry & parts of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal $99,607,007,741
9403 Other furniture and parts thereof office & household furniture, filing cabinets, counters, lockers, shelves, partitions $76,783,633,669
9401 Seats (not barber, dental, etc of 9402), and parts aircraft seats, car seats, swivel seats $63,221,231,270
3926 Other articles of plastics nesoi office & school supplies, gloves, aprons, handles, knobs, ornamentals, buckets, pacifiers, nursing items, parts for boats & yachts, beads, gaskets, seals, belting, mattresses, fasteners $61,252,988,625
3923 Articles of plastic for the conveyance or packing of goods or closures stoppers, lids, caps, closures, plastic containers, boxes, crates, cases, bottles $46,314,693,780
8516 Electric heating/drying water, space, soil, hair, hand & domestic appliances; electric heating resistors hair dryers, curlers, curling tongs, microwave ovens, cooking stoves, ovens, coffee/tea makers $39,297,364,657
9405 Lamps & lighting fittings nesoi (not elsewhere specified or included); illuminating signs & nameplates searchlights, spotlights, chandeliers, christmas tree lights $38,710,520,710
3304 beauty or make-up preparations and skin care preparations, incl. sunscreen or sun tan preparations (excl. medicaments); manicure or pedicure preparations $31,705,833,598
8518 Microphones & stands; loudspeakers, headphones, earphones; audio-frequency & sound amplifiers; parts thereof $30,683,686,845
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Percentage Distribution
Top-10 Import
Goods (HS Code)
Import Volume ($)
7102 Diamonds, worked or not, not mounted or set $111,287,412,197
9403 Other furniture and parts thereof office & household furniture, filing cabinets, counters, lockers, shelves, partitions $65,155,444,613
9401 Seats (not barber, dental, etc of 9402), and parts aircraft seats, car seats, swivel seats $62,034,044,790
7113 Articles of jewelry & parts of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal $58,689,700,678
3926 Other articles of plastics nesoi office & school supplies, gloves, aprons, handles, knobs, ornamentals, buckets, pacifiers, nursing items, parts for boats & yachts, beads, gaskets, seals, belting, mattresses, fasteners $58,013,366,891
3923 Articles of plastic for the conveyance or packing of goods or closures stoppers, lids, caps, closures, plastic containers, boxes, crates, cases, bottles $44,567,885,489
8516 Electric heating/drying water, space, soil, hair, hand & domestic appliances; electric heating resistors hair dryers, curlers, curling tongs, microwave ovens, cooking stoves, ovens, coffee/tea makers $39,674,584,415
9503 Other toys; scale models; puzzles; parts & accessories electric trains, building blocks, tea sets, kites, balls, balloons $39,484,211,076
7318 Screws, bolts, nuts, washers, rivets, cotter pins and similar, of iron or steel or steel $36,108,927,019
9405 Lamps & lighting fittings nesoi (not elsewhere specified or included); illuminating signs & nameplates searchlights, spotlights, chandeliers, christmas tree lights $32,850,669,851
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Percentage Distribution

Sources:

UN Comtrade (2012) except where stated otherwise. Data accessed in Sep 2014

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