Which Country Imports the Most Radio Receivers in the World?

Consumer Electronics May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Which Country Imports the Most Radio Receivers in the World?

IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Radio Receivers - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

In 2016, approx. 311K tonnes of radio receiver were imported worldwide- falling by -4.2% against the previous year figure. In general, radio receiver imports continue to indicate a drastic shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010, when import increased by 0.1% against the previous year level. Over the period under review, global radio receiver imports attained its maximum volume of 727K tonnes in 2007- however, from 2008 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, radio receiver imports stood at $14B in 2016. Overall, radio receiver imports continue to indicate a abrupt drop. Global radio receiver import peaked of $22B in 2007- however, from 2008 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Radio Receiver Importing Countries in the World

1. Germany (879.2 million USD)

2. United Kingdom (563.4 million USD)

3. Spain (412.0 million USD)

4. France (391.7 million USD)

5. China, Hong Kong SAR (335.7 million USD)

6. Brazil (243.5 million USD)

7. Czech Republic (167.0 million USD)

8. Argentina (123.6 million USD)

9. Peru (87.6 million USD)

10. Indonesia (51.4 million USD)

11. Israel (17.0 million USD)

12. Portugal (14.5 million USD)

Radio Receiver Imports By Country

In 2016, Germany (28K tonnes), followed by Israel (17K tonnes), Portugal (15K tonnes), Indonesia (15K tonnes), and France (14K tonnes) were the largest importers of radio receiver, together constituting 28% of total imports. The following importers - the UK (13K tonnes), China, Hong Kong SAR (13K tonnes), Peru (12K tonnes), Czech Republic (9.9K tonnes), Spain (9.6K tonnes), Argentina (9.4K tonnes), and Brazil (9.3K tonnes) together made up 24% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of radio receiver imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Peru (+3.7% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($879M), the UK ($563M) and Spain ($412M) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2016, with a combined 13% share of global imports.France, China, Hong Kong SAR, Brazil, Czech Republic, Argentina, Peru, Indonesia, Israel and Portugal lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 10%.

Peru (+2.7% per year) experienced the highest growth rate of radio receiver imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

Radio Receiver Import Prices By Country

The average radio receiver import price stood at $45 per kg in 2016, approximately reflecting the previous year level. Overall, it indicated a prominent increase from 2007 to 2016: the import price value increased at an average annual rate of +4.7% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, radio receiver import price increased by +5.4% against its level of 2014. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010, when import increased by 22% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average radio receiver import price attained its maximum level of $45 per kg in 2015, leveling off in the following year.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was Spain ($43 per kg), while Portugal ($985 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of radio receiver import prices was attained by Brazil (+11.4% 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 8527 - Reception apparatus for radio-broadcasting, whether or not combined, in the same housing, with sound recording or reproducing apparatus or a clock..

Source: World: Radio Receivers - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025