HS Icon Bituminous coal, not agglomerated

270112 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated. In 2020, Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were the world's 27th most traded product, with a total trade of $67.4B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated decreased by -28.8%, from $94.7B to $67.4B. Trade in Bituminous coal, not agglomerated represent 0.4% of total world trade.

Bituminous coal, not agglomerated are a part of Coal Briquettes.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated  were Australia ($30.6B), Russia ($10.9B), United States ($6.36B), Indonesia ($4.62B), and South Africa ($3.77B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Japan ($13.1B), China ($11.7B), India ($8.98B), South Korea ($7.28B), and Chinese Taipei ($3.87B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Bituminous coal, not agglomerated was 1.86%, making it the 6296th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Bituminous coal, not agglomerated are Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), Comoros (18.9%), and Zambia (13.6%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Egypt (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Bituminous coal, not agglomerated ranks 4175th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Bituminous coal is a soft coal that is used in a variety of ways. It is often used in making coke for industrial uses, like steel making. Bituminous coal can also be used as an energy source in generating electricity.

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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): Australia, $30.6B

Top Destination (2020): Japan, $13.1B

Bituminous coal, not agglomerated are the world's 27th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Australia ($30.6B), Russia ($10.9B), United States ($6.36B), Indonesia ($4.62B), and South Africa ($3.77B).

In 2020, the top importers of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Japan ($13.1B), China ($11.7B), India ($8.98B), South Korea ($7.28B), and Chinese Taipei ($3.87B).

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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): United Kingdom, $27.2M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Dominican Republic, $99.4M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated grew the fastest in United Kingdom ($27.2M), Singapore ($11.2M), Venezuela ($6.93M), Ireland ($4.94M), and Luxembourg ($4.69M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Dominican Republic ($99.4M), Singapore ($78.9M), Brunei ($22.5M), Australia ($12.7M), and Mali ($12.5M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.62. This means that most of the exports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated are explained by 6 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Australia, $30.6B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Japan, $13.1B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Australia ($30.6B), Russia ($10.9B), United States ($6.02B), Indonesia ($4.09B), and South Africa ($3.63B).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Japan ($13.1B), China ($11.5B), India ($8.98B), South Korea ($7.28B), and Chinese Taipei ($3.87B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Bituminous coal, not agglomerated, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated ($67.4B)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Bituminous coal, not agglomerated.
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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Bituminous coal, not agglomerated was 1.86%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), Comoros (18.9%), and Zambia (13.6%).

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.