Technology: Trade Statistics

Total Trade

Total Global Exports (2012) $2,655,099,062,263
Total Global Imports (2012) $2,858,210,695,560

Industry Traders

Top-10 Exporters Export Volume ($)
China $698,777,616,234
Hong Kong $256,473,304,175
United States $238,917,120,014
Germany $174,353,011,504
Japan $162,576,924,326
Korea, South $159,694,798,368
Singapore $144,165,327,562
Mexico $93,988,099,522
Malaysia $78,428,664,026
Netherlands $74,513,255,373
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Percentage Distribution
Top-10 Importers Import Volume ($)
China $522,506,902,765
United States $407,001,847,383
Hong Kong $273,065,124,402
Germany $151,384,092,655
Japan $124,582,325,909
Singapore $109,354,428,818
Mexico $95,704,877,750
Korea, South $86,576,901,653
Netherlands $77,090,773,023
United Kingdom $76,674,212,641
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Percentage Distribution

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

Top-10 Export
Goods (HS Code)
Export Volume ($)
8517 Electric apparatus for line telephony or telegraphy telephone sets, teleprinters, modems, facsimile machines $387,159,323,955
8542 Electronic integrated circuits & microassemblies; parts thereof $372,602,455,408
8471 Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form & machines for processing such data keyboard, printer, scanners, disk drives, power supply $336,465,660,816
8473 Parts and accessories (not covers, carrying cases) for office machines & typewriters of 8469 to 8472 $119,404,821,039
8544 Insulated wire, cable, electric conductors; optic fiber cable $100,800,385,809
8528 Television receivers video monitors, video projection television receivers $99,796,781,419
8541 Semiconductor devices; light-emitting diodes; mounted piezoelectric crystals; parts thereof diodes, transistors, photosensitive semiconductor devices, photovoltaic cells $92,791,862,163
8504 Electric transformers, static converters & inductors; parts thereof rectifiers $88,796,620,708
8536 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, for electrical connection not over 1000 volts switches, relays, fuses, surge suppressors, plugs, junction boxes, lamp-holders $88,050,121,153
9013 Liquid crystal devices, lasers (not laser diodes); optical appliances & instruments; parts & accessories telescopic sights, periscopes, magnifying glasses, loupes, thread counters, door viewers $86,294,059,180
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Percentage Distribution
Top-10 Import
Goods (HS Code)
Import Volume ($)
8542 Electronic integrated circuits & microassemblies; parts thereof $499,033,274,225
8517 Electric apparatus for line telephony or telegraphy telephone sets, teleprinters, modems, facsimile machines $430,878,693,140
8471 Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form & machines for processing such data keyboard, printer, scanners, disk drives, power supply $345,365,405,581
8473 Parts and accessories (not covers, carrying cases) for office machines & typewriters of 8469 to 8472 $122,294,095,047
8541 Semiconductor devices; light-emitting diodes; mounted piezoelectric crystals; parts thereof diodes, transistors, photosensitive semiconductor devices, photovoltaic cells $104,005,268,754
8544 Insulated wire, cable, electric conductors; optic fiber cable $98,981,176,822
8528 Television receivers video monitors, video projection television receivers $98,298,784,897
8536 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, for electrical connection not over 1000 volts switches, relays, fuses, surge suppressors, plugs, junction boxes, lamp-holders $92,096,003,264
8504 Electric transformers, static converters & inductors; parts thereof rectifiers $88,426,147,386
9013 Liquid crystal devices, lasers (not laser diodes); optical appliances & instruments; parts & accessories telescopic sights, periscopes, magnifying glasses, loupes, thread counters, door viewers $80,170,637,463
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Percentage Distribution

Sources:

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

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