HS Icon Carbon-based Electronics

8545 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Carbon-based Electronics. In 2020, Carbon-based Electronics were the world's 446th most traded product, with a total trade of $5.68B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Carbon-based Electronics decreased by -33.6%, from $8.56B to $5.68B. Trade in Carbon-based Electronics represent 0.034% of total world trade.

Carbon-based Electronics are a part of Electrical machinery and electronics. They include Carbon and graphite furnace electrodes, Carbon and graphite electrodes, except for furnaces, Carbon and graphite brushes, and Battery carbons and carbon electrical items nes.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Carbon-based Electronics  were China ($1.7B), France ($533M), Spain ($436M), Japan ($427M), and Germany ($364M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Carbon-based Electronics were United States ($425M), Russia ($351M), Canada ($337M), Iceland ($283M), and Malaysia ($271M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Carbon-based Electronics was 6.05%, making it the 703rd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Carbon-based Electronics ranks 353rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Carbon electrodes are used in the production of other goods. They can be made from a variety of materials, including graphite and other carbon.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Carbon-based Electronics. 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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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): China, $1.7B

Top Destination (2020): United States, $425M

Carbon-based Electronics are the world's 446th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Carbon-based Electronics were China ($1.7B), France ($533M), Spain ($436M), Japan ($427M), and Germany ($364M).

In 2020, the top importers of Carbon-based Electronics were United States ($425M), Russia ($351M), Canada ($337M), Iceland ($283M), and Malaysia ($271M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Dominican Republic, $35.9M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Malaysia, $70.8M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Carbon-based Electronics grew the fastest in Dominican Republic ($35.9M), Luxembourg ($6.18M), Switzerland ($6.18M), Sweden ($4.12M), and South Korea ($3.77M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Carbon-based Electronics were Malaysia ($70.8M), Azerbaijan ($17.9M), Venezuela ($5.15M), Libya ($4.82M), and Moldova ($2.95M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Carbon-based Electronics.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.91. This means that most of the exports of Carbon-based Electronics are explained by 15 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $1.57B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Canada, $324M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Carbon-based Electronics were China ($1.57B), France ($430M), Japan ($325M), Spain ($314M), and Netherlands ($218M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Carbon-based Electronics were Canada ($324M), Iceland ($247M), Malaysia ($243M), Russia ($240M), and Turkey ($232M).

Disaggregation

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In 2020, the world most traded Carbon-based Electronics, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Carbon and graphite furnace electrodes ($2.96B), Carbon and graphite electrodes, except for... ($1.58B), Carbon and graphite brushes ($609M), and Battery carbons and carbon electrical... ($533M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Carbon-based Electronics.
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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.

Country by Relatedness

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