Which Country Exports the Most Lamp Holders, Plugs and Sockets in the World?

Wiring Devices May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

In 2016, the global lamp holder exports stood at 3.8M tonnes, surging by 11% against the previous year figure. Overall, lamp holder exports continue to indicate a remarkable expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015, when export increased by 68% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global lamp holder exports attained its maximum volume in 2016, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

In value terms, lamp holder exports totaled $92B in 2016. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% over the period from 2007 to 2016; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, global lamp holder exports reached its maximum level of $98B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Lamp Holder Exporting Countries in the World

1. China (13.8 billion USD)

2. Germany (12.4 billion USD)

3. China, Hong Kong SAR (8.0 billion USD)

4. Japan (7.5 billion USD)

5. France (4.2 billion USD)

6. Mexico (3.3 billion USD)

7. Italy (2.6 billion USD)

8. Czech Republic (2.4 billion USD)

9. Spain (1.5 billion USD)

10. Malaysia (1.5 billion USD)

Lamp Holder Exports By Country

Malaysia (1.5M tonnes) represented the largest exporter of lamp holder in the world, amounting to 1.5M tonnes, which was approx. 39% of total exports in 2016. Mexico (420K tonnes) occupied the second position in the ranking, followed by China (344K tonnes), and Germany (213K tonnes). All these countries together took approx. 25% share of total exports. Czech Republic (164K tonnes), China, Hong Kong SAR (140K tonnes), France (109K tonnes), Japan (105K tonnes), Italy (93K tonnes), and Spain (73K tonnes) occupied the weak share of total exports.

Malaysia was also the fastest growing in terms of the lamp holder exports, with a CAGR of +57.1% from 2007 to 2016. At the same time, Czech Republic (+13.3%), Mexico (+10.8%), Spain (+6.2%), and China (+6.1%) displayed positive paces of growth. Germany, and Japan experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Italy (-1.4%), France (-2.3%), and China, Hong Kong SAR (-6.3%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of China, Hong Kong SAR (3%) increased significantly, the share of Czech Republic (-2.9%), China (-3.7%), Mexico (-6.6%), and Malaysia (-38.4%) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest lamp holder markets worldwide were China ($14B), Germany ($12B) and China, Hong Kong SAR ($8B), with a combined 37% share of global exports.

China (+8.8% per year) had the highest rates of growth with regard to the lamp holder exports, among the main exporting countries, over the last 9 year period, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Lamp Holder Export Prices By Country

The average lamp holder export price stood at $24 per kg in 2016, descending by -8.2% against the previous year. In general, lamp holder export price continues to indicate a drastic curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014, when export increased by 17% y-o-y. In that year, average lamp holder export price reached its maximum level of $47 per kg. From 2015 to 2016, growth of average lamp holder export price 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 Japan ($71 per kg), while Malaysia ($990 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of lamp holder export prices was attained by China, Hong Kong SAR (+9.6% 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 8536 - Electrical apparatus for switching, protecting electrical circuits, for making connections to or in electrical circuits, for a voltage not exceeding 1000 volts; connectors for optical fibres, optical fibre bundles or cables.

Source: World: Lamp Holders, Plugs And Sockets - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025