Which Country Exports the Most Domestic Appliances in the World?

Domestic Appliances May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Global home appliance exports stood at 2.1M tonnes in 2016, ascending by 2% against the previous year level. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010, when exports increased by 11% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global home appliance exports attained its maximum volume of 2.2M tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, home appliance exports amounted to $8.9B in 2016. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +1.7% from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Global home appliance export peaked of $9.9B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Home Appliance Exporting Countries in the World

1. China (3,497.8 million USD)

2. Italy (943.8 million USD)

3. Mexico (538.8 million USD)

4. USA (419.9 million USD)

5. Germany (311.1 million USD)

6. Turkey (305.3 million USD)

7. Netherlands (195.0 million USD)

8. Poland (179.2 million USD)

9. Canada (168.2 million USD)

10. Hungary (116.4 million USD)

Home Appliance Exports By Country

China (985K tonnes) was the largest exporting country with an export of around 985K tonnes, which accounted for 46% of total exports. The Netherlands (172K tonnes) took the second position in the ranking, followed by Italy (116K tonnes), and Mexico (101K tonnes). All these countries together occupied near 18% share of total exports. Turkey (88K tonnes), the U.S. (83K tonnes), Germany (48K tonnes), Poland (47K tonnes), Hungary (33K tonnes), and Canada (33K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure.

From 2007 to 2016, average annual rates of growth with regard to home appliance exports from China stood at +2.6%. At the same time, the Netherlands (+34.7%), Mexico (+17.1%), Germany (+2.6%), the U.S. (+1.3%), and Italy (+1.2%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, the Netherlands emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +34.7% from 2007-2016. Turkey experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Poland (-2.4%), Hungary (-4.3%), and Canada (-4.9%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Mexico (-3.6%), the Netherlands (-7.5%), and China (-9.6%) significantly weakened its position in terms of the global exports, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China ($3.5B) remains the largest home appliance supplier in the world, making up 39% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($944M), with the share of 11% of global exports. It was followed by Mexico, with the share of 6%.

In China, home appliance exports stood at an average annual rate of +5.7% over the period from 2007-2016. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates: Italy (-2.6% per year) and Mexico (+19.6% per year).

Home Appliance Export Prices By Country

In 2016, the average export price for home appliance amounted to $4,158 per tonne, descending by -9.0% against the previous year. In general, home appliance export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, when export increased by 6% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, average home appliance export price reached its maximum level of $4,598 per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst major exporting countries. In 2016, the country with the highest export prices was Italy ($8,151 per tonne), while the Netherlands ($1,132 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of home appliance export prices was attained by China (+3.0% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 7321 - Stoves, ranges, grates, cookers (those with subsidiary boilers for central heating), barbecues, braziers, gas-rings, plate warmers and similar non-electric domestic appliances and parts, of iron or steel.

Source: World: Domestic, Non-Electric, Cooking Or Heating Appliances - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025