740311 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought. In 2021, Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought were the world's 25th most traded product, with a total trade of $84.1B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought grew by 30.3%, from $64.5B to $84.1B. Trade in Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought represent 0.4% of total world trade.

Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought are a part of Refined Copper.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought  were Chile ($20.8B), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($8.94B), Japan ($5.08B), Russia ($4.33B), and Kazakhstan ($3.88B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought were China ($28.8B), United States ($8.56B), Italy ($4.78B), Germany ($4.61B), and Chinese Taipei ($3.82B).

Ranking Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought ranks 4277th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Copper cathodes can be used to make copper sheet, wire, and cable. Copper sections of cathodes are used to make copper rod and other copper products.

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

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)Chile$20.8B
Top Destination (2021)China$28.8B

In 2021 Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought were the world's 25th most traded product (out of 4,641).

In 2021, the top exporters of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought were Chile ($20.8B), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($8.94B), Japan ($5.08B), Russia ($4.33B), and Kazakhstan ($3.88B).

In 2021, the top importers of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought were China ($28.8B), United States ($8.56B), Italy ($4.78B), Germany ($4.61B), and Chinese Taipei ($3.82B).

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Exporters of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Chile$6.26B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$4.31B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought grew the fastest in Chile ($6.26B), South Korea ($1.44B), Kazakhstan ($1.37B), Republic of the Congo ($963M), and Australia ($920M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought were United States ($4.31B), China ($3.49B), Italy ($2.2B), Germany ($1.53B), and South Korea ($1.38B).

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Exporters of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.3. This means that most of the exports of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought are explained by 19 countries.

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Value of Exports in Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Chile$20.8B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)China$26.7B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought were Chile ($20.8B), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($8.94B), Japan ($4.98B), Russia ($4.3B), and Kazakhstan ($3.88B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought were China ($26.7B), United States ($7.27B), Italy ($4.65B), Chinese Taipei ($3.66B), and Thailand ($3.19B).

Net Trade (2021)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrought by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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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.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

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