2023 Insight: China’s Top Ten Vape Export Markets and Their Global Impact

2023 Insight: China’s Top Ten Vape Export Markets and Their Global Impact


In 2023, China further solidified its position as the leading force in the global vape industry. As the world’s largest manufacturer and exporter of vape products, China’s export landscape offers insights into the evolving dynamics of the global vaping market.

Surge in Export Value

China’s total export value of vape products reached a staggering $110.84 billion in 2023, marking a 12.50% increase

Top Markets for China’s Vape Exports

The United States and the United Kingdom

Export Market Concentration

A notable aspect of China’s vape exports is the concentration of its market. The top ten countries – the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, South Korea, Russia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Canada, Australia, and the Philippines – accounted for 73.02% of the total exports, amounting to $80.94 billion. This concentration indicates the strategic importance of these markets for Chinese exporters.

Table: China’s Vape Export Markets in 2023

Rank Market Export Value (Billion $) Market Share Year-over-Year Growth
1 United States 31.01 27.98% +0.40%
2 United Kingdom 14.17 15.49% +17.99%
3 Germany 7.94 7.16% +28.48%
4 South Korea 7.05 6.36% +35.32%
5 Russia 5.22 4.71% -0.76%
6 Malaysia 3.85 3.47% +22.61%
7 Netherlands 3.76 3.39% +46.30%
8 Canada 3.02 2.72% -0.66%
9 Australia 2.92 2.63% +47.47%
10 Philippines 2.00 1.80% +146.91%

Looking Ahead

The 2023 data paints a picture of a dynamic and expanding global vape market. China’s continued dominance and the significant growth in various markets, especially the Philippines


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