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Annual Import and Export Trends of Global Knitting Machinery (HS: 8447), 2009-2011

Annual Import and Export Trends of Global Knitting Machinery (HS:8447), 2009-2011

Total import value of global knitting machinery grew year by year from 2009 to 2011, of which, in 2011 imports amounted to approximately $ 3.566 billion, achieving an increase of 14.06%.

Import Value of Main Countries/ Regions Demand for Knitting Machinery (HS: 8447), 2009-2011

No.

Countries/Regions

Import Value (million USD)

Growth of 2011 compared with 2009

2009

2010

2011

1

China

849

1020

1143

34.57%

2

India

390

318

396

1.48%

3

Turkey

78

218

337

330.52%

4

Hongkong

220

141

161

-26.59%

5

Bengal

81

117

123

52.74%

6

The USA

71

100

113

59.26%

7

Brazil

79

111

108

36.36%

8

Italy

76

72

83

9.17%

9

Indonesia

41

54

74

81.45%

10

Pakistan

46

67

69

49.60%

11

Russia

22

43

66

205.27%

12

South Korea

18

40

60

235.86%

13

Taiwan

20

40

56

183.35%

14

Thailand

29

44

55

88.81%

15

Vietnam

68

44

47

-30.43%

16

Mexico

28

36

37

32.45%

17

Japan

29

24

35

20.12%

18

Cambodian

26

52

32

25.17%

19

Germany

19

20

32

68.01%

20

The UK

16

21

22

42.81%


As the world's largest importing country for knitting machinery, China's imports value of knitting machinery was about $ 1.143 billion in 2011, an increase of 12.12% compared with 2010. India and Turkey were the second and the third, whose imports grew by 24.46% and 54.78% respectively in 2011. In the three years, among all of the world's top 20 knitting machinery importing countries, Turkey and South Korea got largest import value increase, which were 330.52% and 235.86% in 2011 compared to 2009.

Market Share of Main Countries/ Regions Demand for Knitting Machinery (HS: 8447), 2009-2011

No.

Countries/Regions

Market Share

2009

2010

2011

1

China

32.32%

32.61%

32.05%

2

India

14.86%

10.18%

11.11%

3

Turkey

2.98%

6.97%

9.46%

4

Hongkong

8.36%

4.51%

4.52%

5

Bengal

3.07%

3.74%

3.46%

6

The USA

2.70%

3.21%

3.17%

7

Brazil

3.01%

3.57%

3.03%

8

Italy

2.88%

2.30%

2.32%

9

Indonesia

1.55%

1.74%

2.07%

10

Pakistan

1.76%

2.14%

1.94%

11

Russia

0.82%

1.39%

1.84%

12

South Korea

0.68%

1.29%

1.69%

13

Taiwan

0.75%

1.28%

1.57%

14

Thailand

1.10%

1.40%

1.53%

15

Vietnam

2.59%

1.42%

1.33%

16

Mexico

1.06%

1.15%

1.03%

17

Japan

1.11%

0.77%

0.98%

18

Cambodian

0.97%

1.66%

0.90%

19

Germany

0.72%

0.65%

0.89%

20

The UK

0.59%

0.68%

0.63%


Note: "↑"indicates continuous increase of market share the country's import value takes in global total, and"↓"indicates continuous decrease of market share the country's import value takes in global total
Seen from the import value's market share, Turkey, Italy, Indonesia, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand got continuous increase from 2009 to 2011, while Vietnam declined year by year.

Export Value of Main Countries / Regions Demand for Global Knitting Machinery (HS: 8447), 2009-2011

No.

Countries/Regions

Export Value (million USD)

Growth of 2011 compared with 2009

2009

2010

2011

1

Germany

7,360

9,294

11,812

60.49%

2

China

4,590

4,796

6,133

33.62%

3

Japan

4,032

5,548

5,720

41.89%

4

Italy

2,214

3,971

4,356

96.77%

5

Hongkong

3,106

1,252

1,737

-44.06%

6

Taiwan

942

1,474

1,497

58.94%

7

South Korea

928

1,083

1,262

35.90%

8

The USA

518

945

917

77.22%

9

Switzerland

755

807

864

14.51%

10

The UK

245

253

273

11.35%

11

Turkey

268

161

191

-28.71%

12

Spain

182

205

181

-0.08%

13

Singapore

182

199

155

-14.94%

14

Netherland

68

79

101

47.86%

15

France

140

125

94

-32.82%

16

Poland

52

142

89

73.28%

17

Austria

72

30

66

-8.07%

18

Croatia

2

21

48

2810.24%

19

Czech Republic

71

58

48

-33.02%

20

Greece

32

64

45

42.70%


Germany is the world's largest exporter of knitting machinery. In 2011, German knitting machinery exports accounted for 32.65% of the world's total. 2009-2011, among the world's top 20 largest knitting machinery export supply countries, Croatia grew by 2810.24% in 2011 compared to 2009 and ranked first.

Market Share of Main Export Countries/Regions of Global Knitting Machinery (HS: 8447), 2009-2011

No.

Countries/Regions

Market Share

2009

2010

2011

1

Germany

27.74%

29.78%

32.65%

2

China

17.30%

15.37%

16.95%

3

Japan

15.20%

17.78%

15.81%

4

Italy

8.35%

12.72%

12.04%

5

Hongkong

11.71%

4.01%

4.80%

6

Taiwan

3.55%

4.72%

4.14%

7

South Korea

3.50%

3.47%

3.49%

8

The USA

1.95%

3.03%

2.54%

9

Switzerland

2.84%

2.59%

2.39%

10

The UK

0.92%

0.81%

0.75%

11

Turkey

1.01%

0.52%

0.53%

12

Spain

0.68%

0.66%

0.50%

13

Singapore

0.68%

0.64%

0.43%

14

Netherland

0.26%

0.25%

0.28%

15

France

0.53%

0.40%

0.26%

16

Poland

0.19%

0.46%

0.25%

17

Austria

0.27%

0.10%

0.18%

18

Croatia

0.01%

0.07%

0.13%

19

Czech Republic

0.27%

0.19%

0.13%

20

Greece

0.12%

0.21%

0.12%

Note: "↑"indicates continuous increase of market share the country's export value takes in global total, and" ↓"indicates continuous decrease of market share the country's export value takes in global total.

Seen from the export value's market share, Germany and Croatia got continuous increase from 2009 to 2011, while Switzerland, the UK, Spain, Singapore, France and the Czech Republic declined year by year.

Source: IAR Team from Made-in-China.com
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