Natural cork, raw or simply prepared; waste cork; crushed, granulated or ground cork

4501 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Raw Cork. In 2021, Raw Cork were the world's 1116th most traded product, with a total trade of $263M. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Raw Cork grew by 9.27%, from $241M to $263M. Trade in Raw Cork represent 0.0013% of total world trade.

Raw Cork are a part of Cork & cork articles. They include Natural cork, raw or simply prepared and Waste cork, crushed, granulated or ground.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Raw Cork  were Spain ($106M), Portugal ($103M), Italy ($20.1M), Algeria ($7.97M), and Morocco ($6.05M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Raw Cork were Portugal ($105M), Spain ($61.8M), France ($26.8M), Germany ($14.5M), and China ($9.32M).

Description Cork is a natural material that can be used for insulation, decoration, and as a stopper.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)Spain$106M
Top Destination (2021)Portugal$105M

In 2021 Raw Cork were the world's 1116th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Raw Cork were Spain ($106M), Portugal ($103M), Italy ($20.1M), Algeria ($7.97M), and Morocco ($6.05M).

In 2021, the top importers of Raw Cork were Portugal ($105M), Spain ($61.8M), France ($26.8M), Germany ($14.5M), and China ($9.32M).

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Exporters of Raw Cork (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Portugal$17.1M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Spain$8.95M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Raw Cork grew the fastest in Portugal ($17.1M), France ($3.29M), Italy ($2.51M), Algeria ($2.41M), and Tunisia ($1.44M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Raw Cork were Spain ($8.95M), Germany ($6.68M), France ($4.8M), China ($3.12M), and Netherlands ($1.46M).

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Exporters of Raw Cork (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Raw Cork (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Raw Cork.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.17. This means that most of the exports of Raw Cork are explained by 4 countries.

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Value of Exports in Raw Cork

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Spain$44M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)France$22.7M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Raw Cork. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Raw Cork during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Raw Cork were Spain ($44M), Italy ($15.3M), Algeria ($7.97M), Tunisia ($5.74M), and Morocco ($5.24M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Raw Cork were France ($22.7M), Germany ($13.8M), China ($6.91M), Netherlands ($4.52M), and United States ($4.19M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Raw Cork, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Waste cork, crushed, granulated or ground ($186M) and Natural cork, raw or simply prepared ($76.5M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Raw Cork (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Raw Cork.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Raw Cork by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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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.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Raw Cork to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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