The new crown epidemic has caused losses to the global economy and international trade. According to recent statistics from the World Trade Organization (WTO), global trade in the first half of 2020 decreased by 14%year -on -year and 15%from the second half of 2019. This may increase by the increase in trade in medical products by 15.8%. This may not be surprising. In the first half of 2020, it increased by 15.8%year -on -year, which was much higher than the growth rate of 2%in the first half of 2019. The preliminary statistics of the medical product trade (including export and import) of the 97 economies were $ 1139 billion -this is equivalent to 7.5%of the world trade during the same period, higher than 5.3%in 2019. Among them, the trade of personal protective supplies increased by 50.3%, followed by drugs (11.6%), medical supplies (9.6%) and medical equipment (5.5%). Based on value, drugs are still the largest trade category, accounting for more than 50%of all transaction medical products. Personal protective supplies have become the second largest category, accounting for 18%. WTO.PNG2018-2020 The global medical trade deposit in the first half of the year. (Chart comes from WTO) The surge in the surge in key products of the epidemic prevention products of 29%in the first half of 2020, and the trade of key products of the epidemic prevention increased by 29%year -on -year (imports and exports increased by 31%and 27%, respectively). The total trade volume of these products reached US $ 381 billion, equivalent to 63%of the annual trade volume in 2019. In these key products, the imports of masks have almost doubled in the first half of 2020 -a year -on -year increase of 90%, from 39 billion US dollars to $ 74 billion, while exports increased by 84%, from 38 billion yuan The dollar increased to $ 70 billion. The total amount of mask trade reaches $ 140 billion. Breathing mask trade has also increased rapidly by 57%. Although the trade volume is only $ 13 billion, it is equivalent to only 1%of all medical goods trade. In the first half of 2020, the exports of hand -toilets and hand sanations increased by about 2%year -on -year, and the growth was relatively mild, which may indicate that the increase in demand was mainly met in domestic production. The main anti -epidemic -defense products traders of China, Germany, and the United States are mainly led by China, Germany, and the United States in key epidemic prevention products. EU countries (that is, Belgium, France, Ireland and the Netherlands). The export volume of these 10 countries accounts for more than 72%of the world exports -but the country that ranks 5th to 10th in countries accounts for less trade share, and each country is less than 3.5%. According to the year -on -year data of the silicone mask. JPG increased to double the export of key products to the epidemic prevention products, from $ 18 billion to $ 55 billion. The share of these products in the world exports has doubled, from 12%in the first half of 2019 to 29%in the first half of 2020. Therefore, while the export revenue of the top ten exporters has risen, their share in the total global trade amountSettle. The United States is still the largest importer of key medical products for epidemic prevention, followed by Germany and China. From January to June 2020, the United States imported $ 36 billion in products, accounting for 19%of the total imports of the product. Germany ranked second ($ 17 billion, accounting for 9%of the world imports), followed by China ($ 12 billion, accounting for 6%of the world imports). The top 10 countries account for more than 60%of the world imports, and the concentration is lower than that of exports. This may be due to the limited domestic production capacity of many countries and seriously rely on imports. The top ten importers and exporters of the key products of WTO2.PNG epidemic prevention. (Chart comes from WTO) The import growth rate of key products in the main importing countries has always been very high. Except for the Netherlands increased by 9%, other countries are double -digit. France has the highest import growth rate, 62%, followed by Italy, 52%. The top three importers are also the largest supplier of epidemic prevention products. The United States is the largest importer of key products in epidemic prevention. Its 41%of its imports come from China, the largest supplier in the world. China is also the main supplier of Germany. The key products of the new crown epidemic imported from China in the first half of 2020 were more than five times higher than 2019. China’s imports in Germany have also risen from less than 8.6%to 33.1%. During this period, the imports of China’s three major COVID-19 key product suppliers from the United States, Japan and Germany also increased, of which the imports from Japan grew fastest at 17.8%. WTO3.Png is the main supplier of epidemic prevention products in the United States, Germany and China. (Chart comes from WTO) non -woven mask: Most of them are one of the important protective measures recommended by the World Health Organization as an important protection measures for the World Health Organization. Wearing masks have become part of the \”new normal\”. Although the manufacturing of the mask seems simple, it requires a variety of inputs and relatively complex processes. Many countries mainly rely on imports to meet large -scale demand, especially in the early stages of the new crown epidemic. In the first half of 2020, the total imports of masks reached 74 billion US dollars, an increase of 90%over the same period last year. China is the world’s number one mask supplier, accounting for 56%of the world’s total exports ($ 70 billion) in the first half of 2020. Among the top ten mask importers (excluding China), China has always been the number one supply country, but Mexico imported more masks from the United States. In many major markets, China accounts for more than two -thirds of imported masks, of which the United States and Italy account for nearly 75%of imported masks, and Japanese neighboring countries account for 80%of the imported masks. WTO4.PNG China has the share of product share provided by the top ten masks in the world (the chart comes from WTO). In the first half of 2020, China was also the sixth largest importer of the mask, with an import value of 2.5 billion US dollars, especially in the early days of the new crown epidemic, mainly from Germany, Japan, South Korea and the United States. In order to increase the production of masks, China purchased intermediate materials from other countries. For example, the import volume of non -woven fabrics in China was excited in March and April 2020Increase, more than 2019 in the first half of 2020.Non -woven fabrics are the main raw materials for textile masks.Half of these products were imported from Japan and the United States.Source: World Trade Organization (WTO) website, which was original compiled by the \”CPRJ Plastic Rubber\” public account. Please indicate that the public account of the \”CPRJ Plastic Rubber\” or \”adsalecprj.com\” is reproduced.