HS Icon Electrical Capacitors

Electrical capacitors; fixed, variable or adjustable (pre-set)

8532 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Electrical Capacitors. In 2020, Electrical Capacitors were the world's 126th most traded product, with a total trade of $28.2B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Electrical Capacitors grew by 6.36%, from $26.5B to $28.2B. Trade in Electrical Capacitors represent 0.17% of total world trade.

Electrical Capacitors are a part of Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television.... They include Electric capacitors, fixed, ceramic, multilayer,, Electric capacitors, fixed, aluminium electrolytic ne, Electric capacitors, fixed, tantalum, nes, Electric capacitors, fixed, nes, Electric capacitors, fixed, paper/plastic dielectric, Parts of electrical capacitors, Fixed power capacitors (50/60 herz circuits), Electric capacitors, fixed, ceramic, single layer, and Electric capacitors, variable or adjustable (pre-set).

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Electrical Capacitors  were Japan ($6.7B), China ($6.06B), Chinese Taipei ($1.94B), Germany ($1.61B), and South Korea ($1.6B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Electrical Capacitors were Hong Kong ($5.97B), China ($5.19B), Germany ($1.87B), United States ($1.81B), and Chinese Taipei ($1.38B).

Ranking Electrical Capacitors ranks 103rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Electrical capacitors are used to store electrical energy. They can be made from a variety of materials, including aluminum, ceramic, and plastic.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Electrical Capacitors. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): Japan, $6.7B

Top Destination (2020): Hong Kong, $5.97B

Electrical Capacitors are the world's 126th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Electrical Capacitors were Japan ($6.7B), China ($6.06B), Chinese Taipei ($1.94B), Germany ($1.61B), and South Korea ($1.6B).

In 2020, the top importers of Electrical Capacitors were Hong Kong ($5.97B), China ($5.19B), Germany ($1.87B), United States ($1.81B), and Chinese Taipei ($1.38B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): China, $1.5B

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Hong Kong, $1.43B

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Electrical Capacitors grew the fastest in China ($1.5B), Chinese Taipei ($327M), Japan ($265M), Hong Kong ($170M), and South Korea ($112M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Electrical Capacitors were Hong Kong ($1.43B), China ($914M), Chinese Taipei ($345M), Singapore ($224M), and Vietnam ($189M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Electrical Capacitors.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.78. This means that most of the exports of Electrical Capacitors are explained by 13 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Japan, $6.34B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Hong Kong, $5.34B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Electrical Capacitors. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Electrical Capacitors during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Electrical Capacitors were Japan ($6.34B), China ($870M), Chinese Taipei ($562M), Malaysia ($550M), and Philippines ($473M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Electrical Capacitors were Hong Kong ($5.34B), Vietnam ($822M), India ($429M), Mexico ($419M), and United States ($355M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Electrical Capacitors, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Electric capacitors, fixed, ceramic, multilayer, ($15.8B), Electric capacitors, fixed, aluminium electrolytic ne ($4.51B), Electric capacitors, fixed, nes ($2.03B), Electric capacitors, fixed, tantalum, nes ($1.78B), and Electric capacitors, fixed, paper/plastic dielectric ($1.56B)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Electrical Capacitors.
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Product Complexity

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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.

Country by Relatedness

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