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The United Kingdom Holiday Supplies (HS: 9505) Import Trend Analysis from 2010 to 2013

The United Kingdom Holiday Supplies Import Value Trend from 2010 to 2012

The United Kingdom Holiday Supplies (HS: 9505) Import Trend Analysis from 2010 to 2013

The United Kingdom holiday supplies import value trend was "V" shaped from 2010 to 2012. The import value of 2012 amounted to 364 million US dollars, with an increase of 6.75% year on year.

The United Kingdom Holiday Supplies Import Market Analysis from 2010 to 2012

No.

Import Countries/Regions

Import Value (Thousand USD)

Growth Compared 2012 to 2010

 

 

2010

2011

2012

 

1

China

309,077

284,370

308,416

-0.21%

2

Hong Kong

13,500

11,956

12,067

-10.61%

3

USA

9,294

6,965

9,167

-1.37%

4

Netherlands

10,630

8,752

6,729

-36.70%

5

India

2,835

3,360

4,244

49.70%

6

Germany

3,071

3,178

3,472

13.06%

7

Indonesia

5,287

3,921

3,444

-34.86%

8

Taiwan

3,965

4,514

3,340

-15.76%

9

Thailand

2,770

3,257

3,158

14.01%

10

Ireland

1,757

1,355

2,125

20.94%

11

Austria

345

1,816

1,726

400.29%

12

Philippines

555

589

958

72.61%

13

Denmark

757

835

922

21.80%

14

Vietnam

548

659

814

48.54%

15

Greece

1,361

240

490

-64.00%

16

Italy

1,554

718

394

-74.65%

17

Sri Lanka

593

454

374

-36.93%

18

Finland

480

383

277

-42.29%

19

Mexico

986

1,197

216

-78.09%

20

France

687

673

209

-69.58%

China is the United Kingdom's first big Holiday supplies import source country. The import value of 2012 amounted to about 308 million US dollars, with a decrease of 0.21% compared to 2010. Hongkong and USA ranked the second and the third separately, with import value of 12 million US dollars and 9 million US dollars in 2012. Among the above twenty import source countries, the export value of Austria increased the largest, with an increase of 400.29% compared 2012 with 2010.

The United Kingdom Holiday Supplies Import Market Share Analysis from 2010 to 2012

No.

Import Countries/Regions

Import Value Percentage

 

 

2010

2011

2012

1

China↑

83.10%

83.35%

84.68%

2

Hong Kong↓

3.63%

3.50%

3.31%

3

USA

2.50%

2.04%

2.52%

4

Netherlands↓

2.86%

2.57%

1.85%

5

India↑

0.76%

0.98%

1.17%

6

Germany↑

0.83%

0.93%

0.95%

7

Indonesia↓

1.42%

1.15%

0.95%

8

Taiwan

1.07%

1.32%

0.92%

9

Thailand

0.74%

0.95%

0.87%

10

Ireland

0.47%

0.40%

0.58%

11

Austria

0.09%

0.53%

0.47%

12

Philippines↑

0.15%

0.17%

0.26%

13

Denmark↑

0.20%

0.24%

0.25%

14

Vietnam↑

0.15%

0.19%

0.22%

15

Greece

0.37%

0.07%

0.13%

16

Italy↓

0.42%

0.21%

0.11%

17

Sri Lanka↓

0.16%

0.13%

0.10%

18

Finland↓

0.13%

0.11%

0.08%

19

Mexico

0.27%

0.35%

0.06%

20

France

0.18%

0.20%

0.06%

Note: “↑”represents that the indicators listed continued to increase from 2010 to 2012, “↓”represents that the indicators listed continued to decrease from 2010 to 2012.

Judging from the three-year market share, the import value in proportion of China, India, Germany, the Philippines, Denmark and Vietnam continued to rise, while that of Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Italy, Sri Lanka and Finland continued to decline.

The United Kingdom Holiday Supplies Imports from Jan. to June in 2013

Countries/Regions

Total Import Value from Jan. to June in 2013 (Thousand USD)

Year on Year

Percentage

Total

47,996

-3.10%

100.00%

China

35,898

-7.50%

74.79%

USA

3,500

11.86%

7.29%

Netherlands

2,505

114.47%

5.22%

Hong Kong

1,949

11.24%

4.06%

India

725

20.83%

1.51%

Thailand

490

23.12%

1.02%

Taiwan

430

-17.62%

0.90%

Austria

326

-51.56%

0.68%

Indonesia

244

-34.23%

0.51%

Italy

233

97.46%

0.49%

Among the United Kingdom holiday supplies import countries/regions from Jan. to June in 2013, China is the United Kingdom's main import source country, accounting for 74.79% of the total import value of the product, followed by the United States, accounting for 7.29% of the total import value of the product.

(Source: UN COMTRADE)

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