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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Silicon, >99.99% pure. In 2021, Silicon, >99.99% pure were the world's 769th most traded product, with a total trade of $4.64B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Silicon, >99.99% pure grew by 71%, from $2.71B to $4.64B. Trade in Silicon, >99.99% pure represent 0.022% of total world trade.

Silicon, >99.99% pure are a part of Hydrogen.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Silicon, >99.99% pure  were Germany ($1.56B), United States ($1.13B), Malaysia ($617M), Japan ($605M), and Chinese Taipei ($282M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Silicon, >99.99% pure were China ($2.27B), Japan ($707M), Chinese Taipei ($407M), South Korea ($301M), and Germany ($156M).

Ranking Silicon, >99.99% pure ranks 50th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Silicon is used for a number of products. Silicon is used in the semiconductor industry to produce silicon wafers which are used to produce integrated circuits. Silicon is also used in the production of computer chips, solar cells, and other devices.

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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)Germany$1.56B
Top Destination (2021)China$2.27B

In 2021 Silicon, >99.99% pure were the world's 769th most traded product (out of 4,641).

In 2021, the top exporters of Silicon, >99.99% pure were Germany ($1.56B), United States ($1.13B), Malaysia ($617M), Japan ($605M), and Chinese Taipei ($282M).

In 2021, the top importers of Silicon, >99.99% pure were China ($2.27B), Japan ($707M), Chinese Taipei ($407M), South Korea ($301M), and Germany ($156M).

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Exporters of Silicon, >99.99% pure (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Germany$742M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)China$1.33B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Silicon, >99.99% pure grew the fastest in Germany ($742M), Malaysia ($410M), United States ($305M), Japan ($254M), and Chinese Taipei ($109M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Silicon, >99.99% pure were China ($1.33B), Chinese Taipei ($155M), Japan ($131M), Vietnam ($85.5M), and South Korea ($73.2M).

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Exporters of Silicon, >99.99% pure (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Silicon, >99.99% pure (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Silicon, >99.99% pure.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.64. This means that most of the exports of Silicon, >99.99% pure are explained by 6 countries.

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Value of Exports in Silicon, >99.99% pure

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Germany$1.4B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)China$2.12B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Silicon, >99.99% pure. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Silicon, >99.99% pure during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Silicon, >99.99% pure were Germany ($1.4B), United States ($1B), Malaysia ($476M), Denmark ($32.5M), and Italy ($13.6M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Silicon, >99.99% pure were China ($2.12B), South Korea ($191M), Vietnam ($129M), Chinese Taipei ($124M), and Singapore ($124M).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Silicon, >99.99% pure.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Silicon, >99.99% pure in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Silicon, >99.99% pure 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)

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