Top Headphones Exporters

Headphones exporters

Stereo headphones

Global sales from headphones exporters amounted to US$9.9 billion during 2015. That amount represents a 32.8% increase from 2011 and a 5.6% year-over-year gain from 2014 to 2015.

The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for headphones, earphones and combined microphone/speaker sets is 851830.

Top Headphones Exporters

Below are the 15 countries that exported the highest dollar value worth of headphones during 2015:

  1. China: US$4.1 billion (41.6% of total headphones exports)
  2. Hong Kong: $1.5 billion (15.2%)
  3. Vietnam: $1 billion (10.1%)
  4. United States: $465.3 million (4.7%)
  5. Germany: $401 million (4%)
  6. Mexico: $385.3 million (3.9%)
  7. United Kingdom: $381.7 million (3.8%)
  8. Belgium: $227.8 million (2.3%)
  9. Czech Republic: $169.2 million (1.7%)
  10. Netherlands: $157.4 million (1.6%)
  11. Sweden: $108.5 million (1.1%)
  12. France: $87.3 million (0.9%)
  13. Denmark: $78.7 million (0.79%)
  14. Poland: $74.8 million (0.75%)
  15. Malaysia: $74.7 million (0.75%)


 

Among the above countries, the fastest-growing headphones exporters since 2011 were: Vietnam (up 418.7%), Poland (up 414.4%), United Kingdom (up 215.3%) and Czech Republic (up 97.2%).

Only two countries posted a decrease in export sales of headphones. Headphone exports from the Netherlands fell by -15.6% while those from Sweden dropped by -13.3%.

The listed 15 countries shipped 93.2% of all headphones exports in 2015.

See also Highest Value Chinese Export Products and China’s Top Import Partners

Research Sources:
Trade Map, International Trade Centre. Accessed on September 10, 2016