2022
Exports | Imports
$254M | $6.07BWorld Rnk 6 / 97
Flag Rnk 712 / 1216
World Rnk 1 / 159
Flag Rnk 57 / 1212
2022
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of China
1.01Rnk 24 / 124
2022
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Cobalt
-1.77Rnk 975 / 1025

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Exports In 2022, China exported $254M in Cobalt, making it the 6th largest exporter of Cobalt in the world. At the same year, Cobalt was the 712th most exported product in China. The main destination of Cobalt exports from China are: Netherlands ($59.3M), Chinese Taipei ($37.1M), Japan ($32.6M), United States ($23.8M), and South Korea ($20.9M).

Imports In 2022, China imported $6.07B in Cobalt, becoming the 1st largest importer of Cobalt in the world. At the same year, Cobalt was the 57th most imported product in China. China imports Cobalt primarily from: Democratic Republic of the Congo ($5.74B), United States ($75.1M), Canada ($72.3M), Australia ($47.8M), and Malaysia ($18.4M).

The fastest growing import markets in Cobalt for China between 2021 and 2022 were Democratic Republic of the Congo ($1.34B), Madagascar ($13.8M), and Singapore ($12.8M).

COMPANIES In 2023, leading companies such as were at the forefront of shipping Cobalt from China to the United States.

Latest Trends

February 2024

Subnational Monthly Trade

Time Scale
Flow
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EXPORT GROWTH (February 2023 - February 2024)$-2.46M(-17.8%)
IMPORT GROWTH (February 2023 - February 2024)$8.78M(3.98%)
MAIN EXPORTER (February 2024)Shanghai Province$16.9M
MAIN DESTINATION (February 2024)Netherlands$4.06M

This section shows Cobalt's exports and imports data at subnational level for China. Click any date in the line plot, any subnational region in the geomap, or any destination or origin country to explore the exports or imports behavior of Cobalt over time.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

Color
EXPORTS (2022)$254M
IMPORTS (2022)$6.07B
NET TRADE (2022)-$5.82B

In 2022, China exported $254M in Cobalt. The main destinations of China exports on Cobalt were Netherlands ($59.3M), Chinese Taipei ($37.1M), Japan ($32.6M), United States ($23.8M), and South Korea ($20.9M).

In 2022, China imported $6.07B in Cobalt, mainly from Democratic Republic of the Congo ($5.74B), United States ($75.1M), Canada ($72.3M), Australia ($47.8M), and Malaysia ($18.4M).

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Export Destinations (2022)

Import Origins (2022)

Market Growth

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Change in Exports by Market (2021 - 2022)

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In 2022, China's main exporting competitors in Cobalt were:
In 2022, China's main importing competitors in Cobalt were:

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Trade Value of Cobalt by Exporters

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