HS Icon Iron Ore in  Flag China

2019
Exports | Imports
: $979M | $83.1B, World Rnk 13 / 115
Flag Rnk 362 / 1216 | World Rnk 1 / 130
Flag Rnk 3 / 1212

2018 - 2019
FASTEST GROWING MARKET | FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN
: $359M | $16.4B, Japan |  Australia

2019
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of China
: 1, Rnk 30 / 147

2019
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Iron Ore
: -1.86, Rnk 999 / 1029

Exports In 2019, China exported $979M in Iron Ore, making it the 13th largest exporter of Iron Ore in the world. At the same year, Iron Ore was the 362nd most exported product in China. The main destination of Iron Ore exports from China are: Japan ($731M), Chinese Taipei ($159M), South Korea ($67.5M), Malaysia ($20.5M), and Iraq ($440k).

The fastest growing export markets for Iron Ore of China between 2018 and 2019 were Japan ($359M), Chinese Taipei ($96.2M), and South Korea ($26.8M).

Imports In 2019, China imported $83.1B in Iron Ore, becoming the 1st largest importer of Iron Ore in the world. At the same year, Iron Ore was the 3rd most imported product in China. China imports Iron Ore primarily from: Australia ($55.1B), Brazil ($13.6B), South Africa ($3.51B), India ($1.84B), and Ukraine ($1.29B).

The fastest growing import markets in Iron Ore for China between 2018 and 2019 were Australia ($16.4B), Brazil ($2.6B), and South Africa ($968M).

July 2021

Subnational Monthly Trade

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EXPORT GROWTH (July 2020 - July 2021): $309M, (480%)

IMPORT GROWTH (July 2020 - July 2021): $6.98B, (63.9%)

MAIN EXPORTER (July 2021): Shandong Province, $194M

MAIN DESTINATION (July 2021): Japan, $221M

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Historical Data

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EXPORTS (2019): $979M

IMPORTS (2019): $83.1B

NET TRADE (2019): -$82.1B

In 2019, China exported $979M in Iron Ore. The main destinations of China exports on Iron Ore were Japan ($731M), Chinese Taipei ($159M), South Korea ($67.5M), Malaysia ($20.5M), and Iraq ($440k).

In 2019, China imported $83.1B in Iron Ore, mainly from Australia ($55.1B), Brazil ($13.6B), South Africa ($3.51B), India ($1.84B), and Ukraine ($1.29B).

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IN 2019, China HAD A POSITIVE NET TRADE IN Iron Ore WITH:

IN 2019, China HAD A NEGATIVE NET TRADE IN Iron Ore WITH:

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THE FASTEST GROWING Iron Ore EXPORT MARKETS FOR China WERE (2018 - 2019):

THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Iron Ore BY China WERE (2018 - 2019):

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Market Concentration

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In 2019, China's main exporting competitors in Iron Ore were:

In 2019, China's main importing competitors in Iron Ore were:

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Tariffs by Country

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In 2018, the tariffs for Iron Ore in the imports of China were of 0% around the world.