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7201 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Pig Iron are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Bhutan (19.6%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

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.

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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): Russia, $1.34B

Top Destination (2020): China, $1.59B

Pig Iron are the world's 494th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Pig Iron were Russia ($1.34B), Brazil ($1.14B), Ukraine ($1.05B), Japan ($172M), and Indonesia ($164M).

In 2020, the top importers of Pig Iron were China ($1.59B), United States ($1.24B), Turkey ($445M), Italy ($311M), and Netherlands ($131M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Ukraine, $154M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): China, $1.22B

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Pig Iron grew the fastest in Ukraine ($154M), Japan ($150M), Brazil ($137M), Indonesia ($91.2M), and India ($44.8M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Pig Iron were China ($1.22B), United Arab Emirates ($39.8M), Turkey ($36.4M), Hong Kong ($22.3M), and Peru ($10.2M).

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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 Pig Iron.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.05. This means that most of the exports of Pig Iron are explained by 8 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Russia, $1.34B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): China, $1.59B

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Pig Iron were Russia ($1.34B), Brazil ($1.14B), Ukraine ($1.05B), Indonesia ($159M), and Japan ($154M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Pig Iron were China ($1.59B), United States ($1.24B), Turkey ($441M), Italy ($283M), and Saudi Arabia ($94M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Pig Iron, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Pig iron, non-alloy, <0.5% phosphorus ($4.31B), Alloy pig iron, in primary forms ($458M), and Pig iron, non-alloy, >0.5% phosphorus ($14.4M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Pig Iron.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Pig Iron in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Pig Iron was 2.26%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Pig Iron were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Bhutan (19.6%).

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