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2530 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Other Mineral. In 2020, Other Mineral were the world's 703rd most traded product, with a total trade of $2.05B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Other Mineral decreased by -18.4%, from $2.52B to $2.05B. Trade in Other Mineral represent 0.012% of total world trade.

Other Mineral are a part of Salt, sulphur, cement, lime, stone, & plaster. They include Mineral substances, nes, Vermiculite, perlite and chlorites, unexpanded, Kieserite, epsomite (natural magnesium sulphates), Natural micaceous iron oxides, and Earth colours.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Other Mineral  were Australia ($641M), Germany ($197M), China ($178M), Spain ($89.7M), and United States ($89.5M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Other Mineral were China ($747M), United States ($106M), Japan ($81.6M), France ($76.5M), and Germany ($72.2M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Other Mineral was 3.3%, making it the 1123rd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Other Mineral ranks 955th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Vermiculite is a mineral that is mined and heated to produce a loose, lightweight, water-insoluble material. It is used in gardening and horticulture as a soil conditioner to increase the soil's water retention and aeration. Perlite is a porous volcanic rock that is heated to produce a light, white, fluffy, water-insoluble material. It is used in gardening and horticulture as a soil conditioner to increase the soil's water retention and aeration.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Other Mineral. 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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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): Australia, $641M

Top Destination (2020): China, $747M

Other Mineral are the world's 703rd most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Other Mineral were Australia ($641M), Germany ($197M), China ($178M), Spain ($89.7M), and United States ($89.5M).

In 2020, the top importers of Other Mineral were China ($747M), United States ($106M), Japan ($81.6M), France ($76.5M), and Germany ($72.2M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Burma, $11.7M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Turkey, $6.51M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Other Mineral grew the fastest in Burma ($11.7M), Thailand ($11.4M), Germany ($11.2M), Vietnam ($9.37M), and United Arab Emirates ($7.14M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Other Mineral were Turkey ($6.51M), Vietnam ($3.43M), Switzerland ($2.97M), Norway ($2.9M), and Hong Kong ($2.73M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Other Mineral.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.21. This means that most of the exports of Other Mineral are explained by 18 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Australia, $632M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): China, $569M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Other Mineral were Australia ($632M), Germany ($125M), Spain ($52.6M), South Africa ($38.9M), and Russia ($36M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Other Mineral were China ($569M), South Korea ($56M), Japan ($53.1M), France ($51M), and Poland ($46.5M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Other Mineral, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Mineral substances, nes ($1.71B), Vermiculite, perlite and chlorites, unexpanded ($213M), and Kieserite, epsomite (natural magnesium sulphates) ($132M)

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

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