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110220 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Maize (corn) flour. In 2020, Maize (corn) flour were the world's 2513th most traded product, with a total trade of $571M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Maize (corn) flour grew by 13.1%, from $505M to $571M. Trade in Maize (corn) flour represent 0.0034% of total world trade.

Maize (corn) flour are a part of Cereal Flours.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Maize (corn) flour  were Mexico ($138M), United States ($62.6M), Brazil ($52.4M), Italy ($37.6M), and El Salvador ($35.5M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Maize (corn) flour were United States ($134M), Angola ($28.5M), South Sudan ($22.7M), Venezuela ($21.4M), and Spain ($21M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Maize (corn) flour was 34.8%, making it the 58th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Maize (corn) flour are Austria (501%), Burundi (49.1%), Rwanda (49.1%), Uganda (49.1%), and Kenya (48.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), United Arab Emirates (0%), and Hong Kong (0%).

Ranking Maize (corn) flour ranks 3982nd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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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): Mexico, $138M

Top Destination (2020): United States, $134M

Maize (corn) flour are the world's 2513th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Maize (corn) flour were Mexico ($138M), United States ($62.6M), Brazil ($52.4M), Italy ($37.6M), and El Salvador ($35.5M).

In 2020, the top importers of Maize (corn) flour were United States ($134M), Angola ($28.5M), South Sudan ($22.7M), Venezuela ($21.4M), and Spain ($21M).

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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Mexico, $36.5M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): United States, $30.7M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Maize (corn) flour grew the fastest in Mexico ($36.5M), Brazil ($24M), Venezuela ($7.65M), Colombia ($7.63M), and Uganda ($5.2M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Maize (corn) flour were United States ($30.7M), Venezuela ($13.8M), El Salvador ($10.1M), Guatemala ($8.78M), and Spain ($7.33M).

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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 Maize (corn) flour.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.14. This means that most of the exports of Maize (corn) flour are explained by 17 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Mexico, $126M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $71.8M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Maize (corn) flour. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Maize (corn) flour during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Maize (corn) flour were Mexico ($126M), Brazil ($52M), Colombia ($33.5M), Italy ($33M), and South Africa ($28.4M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Maize (corn) flour were United States ($71.8M), Angola ($28.5M), Canada ($18.1M), Lesotho ($15.9M), and Spain ($14.8M).

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Maize (corn) flour, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Maize (corn) flour ($571M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Maize (corn) flour.
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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Maize (corn) flour was 34.8%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Maize (corn) flour were Austria (501%), Burundi (49.1%), Rwanda (49.1%), Uganda (49.1%), and Kenya (48.9%).

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.