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2403 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Processed Tobacco. In 2020, Processed Tobacco were the world's 318th most traded product, with a total trade of $9.87B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Processed Tobacco grew by 10.1%, from $8.96B to $9.87B. Trade in Processed Tobacco represent 0.059% of total world trade.

Processed Tobacco are a part of Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes. They include Cigarette or pipe tobacco and tobacco substitute mixe, Products of tobacco, substitute nes, extract, essence, and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Processed Tobacco  were Italy ($1.78B), Germany ($981M), Netherlands ($948M), Romania ($773M), and Poland ($682M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Processed Tobacco were Japan ($2.16B), Germany ($614M), Poland ($481M), Norway ($318M), and Algeria ($308M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Processed Tobacco was 35.8%, making it the 17th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Processed Tobacco are Bermuda (3.85k%), Cook Islands (3k%), Nauru (2.07k%), Aruba (1.19k%), and Solomon Islands (868%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), Switzerland (0%), and Norway (0%).

Ranking Processed Tobacco ranks 763rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Processed Tobacco. 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): Italy, $1.78B

Top Destination (2020): Japan, $2.16B

Processed Tobacco are the world's 318th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Processed Tobacco were Italy ($1.78B), Germany ($981M), Netherlands ($948M), Romania ($773M), and Poland ($682M).

In 2020, the top importers of Processed Tobacco were Japan ($2.16B), Germany ($614M), Poland ($481M), Norway ($318M), and Algeria ($308M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Romania, $384M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Japan, $346M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Processed Tobacco grew the fastest in Romania ($384M), Italy ($342M), Poland ($171M), Germany ($163M), and Netherlands ($92.6M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Processed Tobacco were Japan ($346M), Poland ($218M), Algeria ($156M), United Kingdom ($89.2M), and Ukraine ($78.5M).

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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 Processed Tobacco.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.52. This means that most of the exports of Processed Tobacco are explained by 23 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Italy, $1.62B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Japan, $2.14B

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Processed Tobacco were Italy ($1.62B), Netherlands ($784M), Romania ($663M), Sweden ($376M), and Germany ($367M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Processed Tobacco were Japan ($2.14B), Norway ($317M), Algeria ($308M), Spain ($297M), and United Kingdom ($269M).

Disaggregation

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In 2019, the world most traded Processed Tobacco, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Products of tobacco, substitute nes, extract,... ($4.71B), Cigarette or pipe tobacco and tobacco... ($4.7B), and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco ($456M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Processed Tobacco.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Processed Tobacco 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 Processed Tobacco was 35.8%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Processed Tobacco were Bermuda (3.85k%), Cook Islands (3k%), Nauru (2.07k%), Aruba (1.19k%), and Solomon Islands (868%).

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