Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Lignite. In 2021, Lignite were the world's 448th most traded product, with a total trade of $7.04B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Lignite grew by 125%, from $3.13B to $7.04B. Trade in Lignite represent 0.033% of total world trade.
Lignite are a part of Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation. They include Lignite, not agglomerated and Lignite, agglomerated.
Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Lignite were Indonesia ($5.29B), Russia ($887M), Philippines ($511M), Germany ($134M), and Kazakhstan ($47.7M).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Lignite were China ($6.51B), South Korea ($84.7M), Uzbekistan ($44.6M), India ($41.3M), and Poland ($34.8M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Lignite was 2.34%, making it the 1209th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Lignite ranks 943rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Lignite is a brown coal that is used in the production of electricity. It is also used in the production of steel, as a fuel for power plants, and as a raw material for the production of chemicals.