HS Icon Coal Briquettes

2701 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Coal Briquettes. In 2020, Coal Briquettes were the world's 23rd most traded product, with a total trade of $95.2B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Coal Briquettes decreased by -26.1%, from $129B to $95.2B. Trade in Coal Briquettes represent 0.57% of total world trade.

Coal Briquettes are a part of Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation. They include Bituminous coal, not agglomerated, Coal except anthracite or bituminous, not agglomerate, Anthracite, not agglomerated, and Coal briquettes, ovoids, similar made solid fuels.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Coal Briquettes  were Australia ($36.4B), Indonesia ($15.6B), Russia ($14.5B), United States ($7.32B), and South Africa ($6.37B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Coal Briquettes were India ($20.9B), Japan ($14.2B), China ($14B), South Korea ($8.33B), and Chinese Taipei ($4.56B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Coal Briquettes was 2.07%, making it the 1234th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Coal Briquettes are Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), Comoros (18.9%), and Zambia (13.6%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), Tanzania (0%), and Uganda (0%).

Ranking Coal Briquettes ranks 984th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Coal is used to heat buildings and power plants. Briquettes are used for heating homes. Ovoid coal is used in coal-fired power plants.

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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, $36.4B

Top Destination (2020): India, $20.9B

Coal Briquettes are the world's 23rd most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Coal Briquettes were Australia ($36.4B), Indonesia ($15.6B), Russia ($14.5B), United States ($7.32B), and South Africa ($6.37B).

In 2020, the top importers of Coal Briquettes were India ($20.9B), Japan ($14.2B), China ($14B), South Korea ($8.33B), and Chinese Taipei ($4.56B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): South Africa, $1.05B

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Vietnam, $452M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Coal Briquettes grew the fastest in South Africa ($1.05B), Germany ($31.8M), Venezuela ($24M), United Kingdom ($16.7M), and Chinese Taipei ($11M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Coal Briquettes were Vietnam ($452M), Dominican Republic ($99.6M), Turkey ($82.7M), Norway ($57.6M), and Brunei ($41.6M).

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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 Coal Briquettes.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.87. This means that most of the exports of Coal Briquettes are explained by 7 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Australia, $36.4B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): India, $20.8B

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Coal Briquettes were Australia ($36.4B), Indonesia ($14.9B), Russia ($14.2B), United States ($6.8B), and South Africa ($6.13B).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Coal Briquettes were India ($20.8B), Japan ($14.2B), China ($13.6B), South Korea ($8.33B), and Chinese Taipei ($4.54B).

Disaggregation

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In 2019, the world most traded Coal Briquettes, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated ($67.4B), Coal except anthracite or bituminous, not... ($24.1B), Anthracite, not agglomerated ($3.55B), and Coal briquettes, ovoids, similar made solid... ($161M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Coal Briquettes.
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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Coal Briquettes was 2.07%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Coal Briquettes 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.

Country by Relatedness

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