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252400 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Asbestos. In 2020, Asbestos were the world's 3196th most traded product, with a total trade of $298M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Asbestos decreased by -1.04%, from $301M to $298M. Trade in Asbestos represent 0.0018% of total world trade.

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Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Asbestos  were Russia ($178M), Kazakhstan ($63.3M), Brazil ($27.9M), China ($8.46M), and Hungary ($8.37M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Asbestos were India ($121M), China ($42.1M), Uzbekistan ($37M), Indonesia ($25M), and Sri Lanka ($15.2M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Asbestos was 2.81%, making it the 5940th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

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Ranking Asbestos ranks 3025th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Asbestos. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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

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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): Russia, $178M

Top Destination (2020): India, $121M

Asbestos are the world's 3196th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Asbestos were Russia ($178M), Kazakhstan ($63.3M), Brazil ($27.9M), China ($8.46M), and Hungary ($8.37M).

In 2020, the top importers of Asbestos were India ($121M), China ($42.1M), Uzbekistan ($37M), Indonesia ($25M), and Sri Lanka ($15.2M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Brazil, $16.3M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): China, $10.1M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Asbestos grew the fastest in Brazil ($16.3M), Hungary ($4.21M), Bulgaria ($1.77M), Poland ($1.48M), and Estonia ($286k).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Asbestos were China ($10.1M), Uzbekistan ($4.82M), Sri Lanka ($2.73M), Turkmenistan ($1.76M), and Bangladesh ($1.2M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Asbestos.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 1.83. This means that most of the exports of Asbestos are explained by 3 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Russia, $178M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): India, $121M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Asbestos were Russia ($178M), Kazakhstan ($62.1M), Brazil ($27.9M), Hungary ($8.37M), and Poland ($4.38M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Asbestos were India ($121M), Uzbekistan ($37M), China ($33.6M), Sri Lanka ($15.1M), and Thailand ($8.35M).

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

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Diversification Frontier

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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.