HS Icon Prepared Pigments

3207 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Prepared Pigments. In 2020, Prepared Pigments were the world's 529th most traded product, with a total trade of $4.27B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Prepared Pigments decreased by -2.98%, from $4.4B to $4.27B. Trade in Prepared Pigments represent 0.025% of total world trade.

Prepared Pigments are a part of Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other.... They include Liquid lustres and similar preparations, Glass frit and other glass (powder, granules, flakes), Pigment, opacifier, colours etc for ceramics or glass, and Vitrifiable enamels, glazes etc for ceramics and glas.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Prepared Pigments  were Spain ($979M), Japan ($509M), China ($475M), Chinese Taipei ($428M), and Germany ($270M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Prepared Pigments were China ($399M), Germany ($217M), South Korea ($189M), United States ($176M), and Vietnam ($173M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Prepared Pigments was 5.24%, making it the 794th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Prepared Pigments are Bahamas (40.2%), Uzbekistan (24.7%), Iran (23.6%), 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 Prepared Pigments ranks 126th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Prepared pigments are used to colour ceramic, enamel and glass products. Prepared opacifiers are used to make a product more opaque. Prepared colours are used to change the colour of the product being made. Vitrifiable enamels are used to create colours on a surface. Glazes are used to create a glossy finish on a product. Engobes are used to create a range of colours on a surface. Liquid lustres are used to create a shiny finish on a product. Glass frit is used to create colours on a surface.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Prepared Pigments. 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): Spain, $979M

Top Destination (2020): China, $399M

Prepared Pigments are the world's 529th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Prepared Pigments were Spain ($979M), Japan ($509M), China ($475M), Chinese Taipei ($428M), and Germany ($270M).

In 2020, the top importers of Prepared Pigments were China ($399M), Germany ($217M), South Korea ($189M), United States ($176M), and Vietnam ($173M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Chinese Taipei, $163M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Malaysia, $46.7M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Prepared Pigments grew the fastest in Chinese Taipei ($163M), China ($79.4M), Turkey ($19.6M), Hong Kong ($13M), and Mexico ($6.85M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Prepared Pigments were Malaysia ($46.7M), Chinese Taipei ($46.7M), Philippines ($35.4M), Hong Kong ($25.4M), and Japan ($16.6M).

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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 Prepared Pigments.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.96. This means that most of the exports of Prepared Pigments are explained by 15 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Spain, $930M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Philippines, $165M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Prepared Pigments were Spain ($930M), Japan ($401M), Chinese Taipei ($279M), United States ($77.2M), and China ($76.5M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Prepared Pigments were Philippines ($165M), Malaysia ($163M), India ($144M), Vietnam ($139M), and Algeria ($97.3M).

Disaggregation

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In 2019, the world most traded Prepared Pigments, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Liquid lustres and similar preparations ($1.34B), Glass frit and other glass (powder,... ($1.12B), Pigment, opacifier, colours etc for ceramics... ($994M), and Vitrifiable enamels, glazes etc for ceramics... ($815M)

Country Comparison

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

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Prepared Pigments was 5.24%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Prepared Pigments were Bahamas (40.2%), Uzbekistan (24.7%), Iran (23.6%), 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 Prepared Pigments to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.