Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Graphite. In 2021, Graphite were the world's 1000th most traded product, with a total trade of $664M. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Graphite grew by 26.4%, from $525M to $664M. Trade in Graphite represent 0.0032% of total world trade.
Graphite are a part of Salt, sulphur, cement, lime, stone, & plaster. They include Natural graphite in powder or flakes and Natural graphite, except powder or flakes.
Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Graphite were China ($313M), United States ($59.3M), Germany ($39.1M), Madagascar ($37.6M), and Japan ($34.8M).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Graphite were South Korea ($116M), Japan ($102M), United States ($69M), Germany ($60.1M), and Poland ($35.7M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Graphite was 2.32%, making it the 1211th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Graphite ranks 795th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Graphite is the most common material used in pencils because it is soft and does not break easily. Graphite is also used in blackboard chalk and in lead-acid batteries.