Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Silica sands and quartz sands. In 2020, Silica sands and quartz sands were the world's 1674th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.26B. Between N/A and 2020 the exports of Silica sands and quartz sands decreased by -9.17%, from N/A to $1.26B. Trade in Silica sands and quartz sands represent 0.0075% of total world trade.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Silica sands and quartz sands  were United States ($363M), Australia ($165M), Belgium ($98.7M), Germany ($68M), and Malaysia ($65.2M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Silica sands and quartz sands were China ($202M), Canada ($174M), Japan ($101M), United Arab Emirates ($63.9M), and Germany ($58.1M).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Silica sands and quartz sands. 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): United States, $363M

Top Destination (2020): China, $202M

Silica sands and quartz sands are the world's 1674th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Silica sands and quartz sands were United States ($363M), Australia ($165M), Belgium ($98.7M), Germany ($68M), and Malaysia ($65.2M).

In 2020, the top importers of Silica sands and quartz sands were China ($202M), Canada ($174M), Japan ($101M), United Arab Emirates ($63.9M), and Germany ($58.1M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Decrease (2019 -  2020): United States, -$93.9M

Top Destination Decrease (2019 -  2020): Canada, -$56.5M

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest declining exporters of Silica sands and quartz sands were United States (-$93.9M), Cambodia (-$19.9M), Australia (-$15.3M), Oman (-$9.95M), and Saudi Arabia (-$9.4M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest declining importers of Silica sands and quartz sands were Canada (-$56.5M), Mexico (-$35.1M), United Arab Emirates (-$13.8M), South Korea (-$9.85M), and Italy (-$8.94M).

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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 Silica sands and quartz sands.

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

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Silica sands and quartz sands.
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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.