Toy Market - Portugal, France and Italy Are the Main Destinations of Toys from Spain

Games And Toys October 26, 2015
Author: Olga Minchina
Account Manager

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From 2007 to 2014, EU total exports on the toy market grew by 4% per year, amounting to 370 million EUR in 2014. In physical terms, they decreased to 39.3 thousand tonnes in 2014, which was 0.26 thousand tonnes less than the year before.

China was the main supplier of dolls and toys to Spain with share of 70% of total imports in physical terms and 58% in value terms in 2014. However, the fastest growing suppliers were the Czech Republic (+74% per year) and the United Kingdom (+14% per year) in total imports from 2007 to 2014. China significantly weakened its position in Spain's import structure, from 83% in 2007 to 70% in 2014.

In 2014, the main destinations of dolls and toys from Spain were Portugal (24%), France (23%) and Italy (13%). The share exported to Italy increased (+6 percentage points), while the share sent to the United Kingdom illustrated negative dynamics (-3 percentage points). The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

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Source: World: Dolls And Toys - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025