Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Other Metals. In 2020, Other Metals were the world's 839th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.27B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Other Metals decreased by -20.2%, from $1.59B to $1.27B. Trade in Other Metals represent 0.0076% of total world trade.

Other Metals are a part of Metals; n.e.s., cermets and articles thereof. They include Rare earths/metals nes, unwrought/waste or scrap, Chromium, articles thereof, waste or scrap/powders, Articles of rare earths/metals nes, Germanium, articles thereof, waste or scrap/powders, Beryllium, articles thereof, nes, Vanadium, articles thereof, waste or scrap/powders, and Beryllium, unwrought, waste or scrap/powders.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Other Metals  were United States ($164M), Brazil ($152M), Russia ($149M), China ($143M), and Chinese Taipei ($81.3M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Other Metals were United States ($281M), Japan ($151M), China ($129M), Germany ($122M), and Netherlands ($109M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Other Metals was 3.33%, making it the 1118th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Other Metals are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Sudan (21.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Other Metals ranks 436th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Beryllium, chromium, germanium, vanadium, gallium, hafnium "celtium", indium, niobium "columbium", rhenium and thallium are used in the production of other goods. They can be made from a variety of materials, including copper and iron.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Other Metals. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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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): United States, $164M

Top Destination (2020): United States, $281M

Other Metals are the world's 839th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Other Metals were United States ($164M), Brazil ($152M), Russia ($149M), China ($143M), and Chinese Taipei ($81.3M).

In 2020, the top importers of Other Metals were United States ($281M), Japan ($151M), China ($129M), Germany ($122M), and Netherlands ($109M).

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Russia, $29M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Netherlands, $51.7M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Other Metals grew the fastest in Russia ($29M), Chinese Taipei ($8.58M), Hong Kong ($4.76M), Singapore ($3.9M), and United States ($3.74M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Other Metals were Netherlands ($51.7M), Malaysia ($5.83M), Hong Kong ($4.36M), Switzerland ($2.84M), and Vietnam ($2.72M).

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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 Other Metals.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.1. This means that most of the exports of Other Metals are explained by 17 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Brazil, $147M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $117M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Other Metals. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Other Metals during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Other Metals were Brazil ($147M), Russia ($133M), Chile ($53.6M), Chinese Taipei ($48M), and France ($43.9M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Other Metals were United States ($117M), Japan ($113M), Netherlands ($72.3M), Germany ($42.2M), and Malaysia ($33.4M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Other Metals, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Rare earths/metals nes, unwrought/waste or scrap ($462M), Articles of rare earths/metals nes ($403M), Chromium, articles thereof, waste or scrap/powders ($359M), Beryllium, articles thereof, nes ($32.1M), and Beryllium, unwrought, waste or scrap/powders ($12.2M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Other Metals.
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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Other Metals was 3.33%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Other Metals were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Sudan (21.9%).

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.

Country by Relatedness

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