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3801 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Artificial Graphite. In 2020, Artificial Graphite were the world's 655th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.48B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Artificial Graphite decreased by -10.6%, from $2.78B to $2.48B. Trade in Artificial Graphite represent 0.015% of total world trade.

Artificial Graphite are a part of Chemical products n.e.s.. They include Artificial graphite, Graphite based products nes, Carbonaceous pastes for electrodes, furnace linings, and Colloidal or semi-colloidal graphite.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Artificial Graphite  were China ($941M), Japan ($255M), Germany ($176M), South Korea ($168M), and United States ($145M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Artificial Graphite were United States ($309M), China ($285M), Poland ($280M), South Korea ($259M), and Germany ($143M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Artificial Graphite was 3.52%, making it the 1090th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Artificial Graphite ranks 298th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Carbon black is a form of carbon that is used as a pigment and filler in rubber, plastics, inks, and paints. It is also a component of leaded gasoline. Artificial graphite is used in lubricants, as a lubricant additive, as a dry lubricant, in the production of steel, in the manufacture of electrodes for electrochemical cells, in the manufacture of graphite crucibles, and in the production of graphite rods for heat exchangers. Colloidal or semi-colloidal graphite is used as a lubricant additive and in the production of electrodes for electrochemical cells. Preparations based on graphite or other carbon in the form of pastes, blocks, plates or other semi-manufactures are used in the manufacture of electrodes for electrochemical cells.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): China, $941M

Top Destination (2020): United States, $309M

Artificial Graphite are the world's 655th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Artificial Graphite were China ($941M), Japan ($255M), Germany ($176M), South Korea ($168M), and United States ($145M).

In 2020, the top importers of Artificial Graphite were United States ($309M), China ($285M), Poland ($280M), South Korea ($259M), and Germany ($143M).

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): South Korea, $55.5M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Poland, $145M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Artificial Graphite grew the fastest in South Korea ($55.5M), China ($21.1M), Switzerland ($7.59M), Cameroon ($4.19M), and Brazil ($2.67M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Artificial Graphite were Poland ($145M), Hungary ($53.3M), China ($31.1M), Slovenia ($13.4M), and Indonesia ($11.6M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Artificial Graphite.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.56. This means that most of the exports of Artificial Graphite are explained by 11 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $656M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Poland, $244M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Artificial Graphite. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Artificial Graphite during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Artificial Graphite were China ($656M), Japan ($148M), Switzerland ($79.8M), Spain ($72.3M), and France ($66.5M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Artificial Graphite were Poland ($244M), United States ($164M), Hungary ($117M), South Korea ($90.5M), and Malaysia ($76.2M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Artificial Graphite, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Artificial graphite ($1.56B), Graphite based products nes ($605M), Carbonaceous pastes for electrodes, furnace linings ($265M), and Colloidal or semi-colloidal graphite ($54.3M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Artificial Graphite.
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Product Complexity

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Specialization

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Artificial Graphite to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.