Which Country Imports the Most Television Cameras in the World?

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

Which Country Imports the Most Television Cameras in the World?

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

In 2016, the global television camera imports totaled 439K tonnes, coming down by -1.8% against the previous year figure. In general, television camera imports continue to indicate a drastic decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016, an increase of -1.8% against the previous year level. Over the period under review, global television camera imports attained its maximum volume of 862K tonnes in 2007- however, from 2008 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, television camera imports amounted to $43B in 2016. In general, television camera imports continue to indicate a deep decline. Over the period under review, global television camera imports reached its maximum level of $67B in 2007- however, from 2008 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Television Camera Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (10.6 billion USD)

2. China (5.8 billion USD)

3. China, Hong Kong SAR (2.9 billion USD)

4. Germany (2.3 billion USD)

5. Netherlands (2.0 billion USD)

6. Japan (1.6 billion USD)

7. United Kingdom (1.2 billion USD)

8. Philippines (1.1 billion USD)

9. Spain (0.5 billion USD)

10. Thailand (0.4 billion USD)

11. Malaysia (0.2 billion USD)

12. Ukraine (0.0 billion USD)

Television Camera Imports By Country

In 2016, Japan (114K tonnes), and China (99K tonnes) were the largest importers of television camera in the globe, together accounting for approx. 48% of total imports. The following importers - the U.S. (19K tonnes), Malaysia (16K tonnes), the Netherlands (15K tonnes), Thailand (13K tonnes), China, Hong Kong SAR (13K tonnes), the UK (10K tonnes), Spain (8.7K tonnes), Ukraine (8.1K tonnes), Germany (7.8K tonnes), and the Philippines (7.7K tonnes) together made up 27% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of television camera imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by the Philippines (+20.3% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest television camera markets worldwide were the U.S. ($11B), China ($5.8B) and China, Hong Kong SAR ($2.9B), with a combined 45% share of global imports.Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, the UK, the Philippines, Spain, Thailand, Malaysia and Ukraine lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 22%.

The Philippines (+19.0% per year) had the highest rates of growth with regard to the television camera imports, among the main importing countries, over the last 9 year period, while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

Television Camera Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for television camera amounted to $98 per kg, falling by -10.1% against the previous year. Over the last nine years it increased at an average annual rate of +2.6%.The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010, an increase of 18% against the previous year level. Global television camera import peaked of $123 per kg in 2013- however, from 2014 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was the U.S. ($574 per kg), while Ukraine ($4,666 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of television camera import prices was attained by the Netherlands (+15.3% 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 8525 - Transmission apparatus for radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus- television cameras, digital cameras and video camera recorders.

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