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Zinc; unwrought

7901 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Raw Zinc. In 2021, Raw Zinc were the world's 259th most traded product, with a total trade of $15.8B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Raw Zinc grew by 24.5%, from $12.7B to $15.8B. Trade in Raw Zinc represent 0.00075% of total world trade.

Raw Zinc are a part of Zinc articles. They include Zinc, not alloyed, unwrought, >99% pure, Zinc, not alloyed, unwrought, <99% pure, and Zinc alloys unwrought.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Raw Zinc  were South Korea ($1.66B), Canada ($1.61B), Spain ($1.46B), Australia ($1.19B), and Netherlands ($1.19B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Raw Zinc were United States ($1.84B), China ($1.39B), Germany ($1.22B), Turkey ($1.17B), and Netherlands ($808M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Raw Zinc was 2.55%, making it the 1186th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Raw Zinc ranks 807th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Unwrought zinc is a chemical element with the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. It is a bluish-white metal that tarnishes when exposed to air.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Raw Zinc. 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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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2021): South Korea, $1.66B

Top Destination (2021): United States, $1.84B

Raw Zinc are the world's 259th most traded product.

In 2021, the top exporters of Raw Zinc were South Korea ($1.66B), Canada ($1.61B), Spain ($1.46B), Australia ($1.19B), and Netherlands ($1.19B).

In 2021, the top importers of Raw Zinc were United States ($1.84B), China ($1.39B), Germany ($1.22B), Turkey ($1.17B), and Netherlands ($808M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021): Spain, $393M

Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021): Turkey, $399M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Raw Zinc grew the fastest in Spain ($393M), Canada ($359M), Netherlands ($268M), Belgium ($228M), and South Korea ($216M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Raw Zinc were Turkey ($399M), Vietnam ($279M), Chinese Taipei ($254M), Italy ($240M), and Germany ($232M).

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Market Concentration

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

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.48. This means that most of the exports of Raw Zinc are explained by 22 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2021): Canada, $1.55B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2021): United States, $1.69B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Raw Zinc were Canada ($1.55B), South Korea ($1.54B), Spain ($1.35B), Australia ($1.13B), and Peru ($819M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Raw Zinc were United States ($1.69B), China ($1.36B), Turkey ($1.15B), Germany ($843M), and Vietnam ($720M).

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In 2021, the world most traded Raw Zinc, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Zinc, not alloyed, unwrought, >99% pure ($9.21B), Zinc, not alloyed, unwrought, <99% pure ($3.78B), and Zinc alloys unwrought ($2.77B)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Raw Zinc.
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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.

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Raw Zinc to countries. Higher relatedness values ‚Äč‚Äčindicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.