Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Pig Iron. In 2020, Pig Iron were the world's 494th most traded product, with a total trade of $4.78B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Pig Iron grew by 5.53%, from $4.53B to $4.78B. Trade in Pig Iron represent 0.029% of total world trade.
Pig Iron are a part of Iron and steel. They include Pig iron, non-alloy, <0.5% phosphorus, Alloy pig iron, in primary forms, Pig iron, non-alloy, >0.5% phosphorus, and Spiegeleisen in primary forms.
Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Pig Iron were Russia ($1.34B), Brazil ($1.14B), Ukraine ($1.05B), Japan ($172M), and Indonesia ($164M).
Imports In 2020 the top importers of Pig Iron were China ($1.59B), United States ($1.24B), Turkey ($445M), Italy ($311M), and Netherlands ($131M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Pig Iron was 2.26%, making it the 1217th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Pig Iron ranks 812th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Pig iron is a type of iron that has been made by melting pig iron. It's used in the production of steel, and is usually sold as a raw material. Pig iron can also be used to make other products, such as castings and foundry sand. Spiegeleisen is a type of iron that has been made by melting spiegeleisen. It's used in the production of steel, and is usually sold as a raw material.