Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Railroad Ties. In 2020, Railroad Ties were the world's 1040th most traded product, with a total trade of $402M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Railroad Ties decreased by -33.5%, from $605M to $402M. Trade in Railroad Ties represent 0.0024% of total world trade.
Railroad Ties are a part of Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal. They include Ties, railway or tramway, impregnated woodand Ties, railway or tramway, wood not impregnated.
Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Railroad Ties were United States ($151M), France ($52.9M), Netherlands ($31.3M), Germany ($25.7M), and Belgium ($22.7M).
Imports In 2020 the top importers of Railroad Ties were Canada ($124M), Netherlands ($50.5M), Belgium ($29.3M), Germany ($25.9M), and United Kingdom ($20.3M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Railroad Ties was 5.65%, making it the 746th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Railroad Ties are Zambia (36.3%), Angola (30%), Cameroon (29.4%), Gabon (29.4%), and Chad (29.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Ethiopia (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Description Railway sleepers are used to support the rails of a railway track. They are made of either wood or concrete and are usually placed at intervals of about 20 feet.