Cork; articles of natural cork

4503 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Natural Cork Articles. In 2021, Natural Cork Articles were the world's 985th most traded product, with a total trade of $736M. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Natural Cork Articles grew by 13.2%, from $650M to $736M. Trade in Natural Cork Articles represent 0.0035% of total world trade.

Natural Cork Articles are a part of Cork & cork articles. They include Corks and stoppers, natural cork and Natural cork articles other than corks or stoppers.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Natural Cork Articles  were Portugal ($534M), Spain ($39.5M), United Arab Emirates ($27.5M), France ($25.8M), and Italy ($23.6M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Natural Cork Articles were United States ($156M), France ($139M), Spain ($69.2M), Italy ($54.6M), and Mexico ($42.4M).

Ranking Natural Cork Articles ranks 791st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Natural cork is used to make wine bottle stoppers, flooring, and sealing materials.

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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)Portugal$534M
Top Destination (2021)United States$156M

In 2021 Natural Cork Articles were the world's 985th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Natural Cork Articles were Portugal ($534M), Spain ($39.5M), United Arab Emirates ($27.5M), France ($25.8M), and Italy ($23.6M).

In 2021, the top importers of Natural Cork Articles were United States ($156M), France ($139M), Spain ($69.2M), Italy ($54.6M), and Mexico ($42.4M).

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Exporters of Natural Cork Articles (2021)
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Importers of Natural Cork Articles (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Portugal$48.2M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)France$18.1M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Natural Cork Articles grew the fastest in Portugal ($48.2M), United Arab Emirates ($13.2M), Spain ($10.1M), Italy ($9.29M), and France ($4.01M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Natural Cork Articles were France ($18.1M), Spain ($14.4M), Italy ($7.95M), Mexico ($5.63M), and Chile ($5.17M).

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Exporters of Natural Cork Articles (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Natural Cork Articles (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Natural Cork Articles.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 1.95. This means that most of the exports of Natural Cork Articles are explained by 3 countries.

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Value of Exports in Natural Cork Articles

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Portugal$505M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$145M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Natural Cork Articles. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Natural Cork Articles during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Natural Cork Articles were Portugal ($505M), United Arab Emirates ($25.7M), Morocco ($5.6M), Tunisia ($4.19M), and Hong Kong ($3.81M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Natural Cork Articles were United States ($145M), France ($114M), Mexico ($41M), Italy ($31M), and Spain ($29.8M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Natural Cork Articles, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Corks and stoppers, natural cork ($655M) and Natural cork articles other than corks... ($80.8M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Natural Cork Articles (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Natural Cork Articles.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Natural Cork Articles 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)

Country by Relatedness

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

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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