Which Country Exports the Most Television Cameras in the World?

Communication Equipment May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

In 2016, the amount of television camera exported worldwide stood at 124K tonnes, going down by -7.2% against the previous year level. Overall, television camera exports continue to indicate a abrupt drop. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008, when it surged by 13% from the previous year level. In that year, global television camera exports attained its maximum volume of 406K tonnes. From 2009 to 2016, growth of global television camera exports stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, television camera exports stood at $36B in 2016. Overall, television camera exports continue to indicate a deep shrinkage. Over the period under review, global television camera exports reached its maximum level of $53B in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Television Camera Exporting Countries in the World

1. China (9.4 billion USD)

2. USA (3.7 billion USD)

3. Japan (3.6 billion USD)

4. Netherlands (2.5 billion USD)

5. China, Hong Kong SAR (2.2 billion USD)

6. Germany (2.0 billion USD)

7. South Korea (1.5 billion USD)

8. Thailand (1.4 billion USD)

9. Canada (1.0 billion USD)

10. Singapore (0.8 billion USD)

11. United Kingdom (0.8 billion USD)

12. Ukraine (0.0 billion USD)

Television Camera Exports By Country

In 2016, China (37K tonnes) represented the largest exporter for television camera, constituting 30% of total exports. Japan (12K tonnes) occupied the second position in the ranking, followed by the Netherlands (9.5K tonnes), the U.S. (7.7K tonnes), China, Hong Kong SAR (7.4K tonnes), and Thailand (5.8K tonnes). All these countries together took near 35% share of total exports. Germany (4.4K tonnes), South Korea (3.1K tonnes), the UK (2.9K tonnes), Canada (2.8K tonnes), Ukraine (2.8K tonnes), and Singapore (2.6K tonnes) occupied the minor share of total exports.

Exports from China decreased at an average annual rate of -11.8% from 2007 to 2016. At the same time, Ukraine (+24.1%), and the Netherlands (+6.0%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Ukraine emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +24.1% from 2007-2016. By contrast, South Korea (-4.9%), Thailand (-7.2%), Germany (-8.8%), Canada (-9.7%), the UK (-10.4%), Japan (-12.5%), Singapore (-13.7%), the U.S. (-14.9%), and China, Hong Kong SAR (-17.4%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. China (62%), China, Hong Kong SAR (27%), Japan (23%), the U.S. (20%), Singapore (6%), Germany (5%), Thailand (4%), the UK (4%), and Canada (3%) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global exports, while Ukraine, and the Netherlands saw its share reduced by -1.9%, and -3.1% from 2007 to 2016, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China ($9.4B) remains the largest television camera supplier in the world, making up 26% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($3.7B), with the share of 10% of global exports. It was followed by Japan, with the share of 10%.

In China, television camera exports plunged by an average annual rate of -1.4% over the period from 2007-2016. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates: the U.S. (-2.6% per year) and Japan (-12.4% per year).

Television Camera Export Prices By Country

In 2016, the average export price for television camera amounted to $290 per kg, export ,therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year level. Overall, television camera export price continues to indicate a prominent expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012, when export increased by 43% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average television camera export price reached its maximum level of $292 per kg in 2015, leveling off in the following year.

Export prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest export prices was the U.S. ($476 per kg), while Ukraine ($1,350 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of television camera export prices was attained by the U.S. (+14.5% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Source: World: Television Cameras - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025