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Ceramic building bricks, floor blocks, support or filler tiles and the like

6904 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Ceramic Bricks. In 2020, Ceramic Bricks were the world's 778th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.51B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Ceramic Bricks grew by 6.52%, from $1.42B to $1.51B. Trade in Ceramic Bricks represent 0.009% of total world trade.

Ceramic Bricks are a part of Ceramic products. They include Building bricks and Ceramic flooring blocks, tiles and the like.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Ceramic Bricks  were China ($591M), Belgium ($160M), Germany ($141M), Netherlands ($121M), and Denmark ($59.3M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Ceramic Bricks were United Kingdom ($139M), Netherlands ($77.8M), Germany ($76M), Belgium ($55.7M), and United States ($44M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Ceramic Bricks was 11.5%, making it the 329th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Ceramic Bricks are Azerbaijan (114%), Angola (50%), Bahamas (41.8%), and Sudan (35%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and Singapore (0%).

Ranking Ceramic Bricks ranks 714th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Ceramic building bricks are used to build structures. They can be made from a variety of materials, including clay, and they come in many different colors. Flooring blocks are also used to build structures. They can be made from a variety of materials, including clay, and they come in many different colors. Support or filler tiles are used to add strength to buildings. They can be made from a variety of materials, including clay, and they come in many different colors.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Ceramic Bricks. 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, $591M

Top Destination (2020): United Kingdom, $139M

Ceramic Bricks are the world's 778th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Ceramic Bricks were China ($591M), Belgium ($160M), Germany ($141M), Netherlands ($121M), and Denmark ($59.3M).

In 2020, the top importers of Ceramic Bricks were United Kingdom ($139M), Netherlands ($77.8M), Germany ($76M), Belgium ($55.7M), and United States ($44M).

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): China, $69.4M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Germany, $22.8M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Ceramic Bricks grew the fastest in China ($69.4M), Netherlands ($10.9M), Belgium ($8.69M), Italy ($7.56M), and Uzbekistan ($7.49M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Ceramic Bricks were Germany ($22.8M), Guinea ($15.5M), Vietnam ($14.5M), Netherlands ($14.1M), and Kazakhstan ($12.9M).

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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 Ceramic Bricks.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.67. This means that most of the exports of Ceramic Bricks are explained by 12 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $590M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United Kingdom, $127M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Ceramic Bricks were China ($590M), Belgium ($104M), Germany ($64.8M), Denmark ($45.1M), and Netherlands ($43.2M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Ceramic Bricks were United Kingdom ($127M), Kazakhstan ($35.6M), Canada ($26.3M), Senegal ($22.9M), and South Korea ($22.8M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Ceramic Bricks, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Building bricks ($783M) and Ceramic flooring blocks, tiles and the... ($728M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Ceramic Bricks.
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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.

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