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2621 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Other Slag and Ash. In 2020, Other Slag and Ash were the world's 1014th most traded product, with a total trade of $467M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Other Slag and Ash grew by 8.93%, from $428M to $467M. Trade in Other Slag and Ash represent 0.0028% of total world trade.

Other Slag and Ash are a part of Ores, slag and ash. They include Slag and ash nes, including seaweed ash (kelp).

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Other Slag and Ash  were China ($85.8M), India ($70.8M), United States ($54.6M), Japan ($27.3M), and Germany ($22.4M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Other Slag and Ash were Sweden ($43M), Bangladesh ($42.4M), United States ($33.9M), Netherlands ($31.9M), and Saudi Arabia ($21.4M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Other Slag and Ash was 2.43%, making it the 1193rd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Other Slag and Ash are Bahamas (40.2%), Angola (30%), Bhutan (29.4%), and Bermuda (25%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), Tanzania (0%), and Uganda (0%).

Description Slag is a by-product of smelting metal ores. It is used in the construction industry as an aggregate, in the manufacture of cement, and in the production of glass. Ash is the residue that remains after the combustion of coal, wood, or other combustible material. It is used in the manufacture of fertilizer, as a soil conditioner, in the production of cinder blocks, and in the manufacture of Portland cement. Kelp ash is a by-product of seaweed harvesting. It is used in the manufacture of fertilizers, as a soil conditioner, and in the production of cinder blocks.

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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): China, $85.8M

Top Destination (2020): Sweden, $43M

Other Slag and Ash are the world's 1014th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Other Slag and Ash were China ($85.8M), India ($70.8M), United States ($54.6M), Japan ($27.3M), and Germany ($22.4M).

In 2020, the top importers of Other Slag and Ash were Sweden ($43M), Bangladesh ($42.4M), United States ($33.9M), Netherlands ($31.9M), and Saudi Arabia ($21.4M).

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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): United States, $22.6M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Bangladesh, $35.9M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Other Slag and Ash grew the fastest in United States ($22.6M), India ($18.8M), Singapore ($7.62M), Turkey ($6.41M), and Vietnam ($5.89M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Other Slag and Ash were Bangladesh ($35.9M), Sweden ($29.7M), Saudi Arabia ($9.97M), South Korea ($8.92M), and Hong Kong ($5.39M).

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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 Slag and Ash.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.29. This means that most of the exports of Other Slag and Ash are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $85.2M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Sweden, $42.2M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Other Slag and Ash were China ($85.2M), India ($67.6M), United States ($20.7M), Vietnam ($16.4M), and Japan ($15M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Other Slag and Ash were Sweden ($42.2M), Saudi Arabia ($21.4M), South Korea ($21.1M), Netherlands ($14.8M), and Laos ($14.2M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Other Slag and Ash, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Slag and ash nes, including seaweed... ($467M)

Country Comparison

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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Other Slag and Ash was 2.43%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Other Slag and Ash were Bahamas (40.2%), Angola (30%), Bhutan (29.4%), and Bermuda (25%).

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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 Slag and Ash to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.