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6803 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Slate. In 2020, Slate were the world's 981st most traded product, with a total trade of $614M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Slate grew by 5.39%, from $582M to $614M. Trade in Slate represent 0.0037% of total world trade.

Slate are a part of Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; articles thereof. They include Worked slate, articles of slate or agglomerated slate.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Slate  were Spain ($313M), China ($151M), Brazil ($42.4M), India ($18.8M), and Vietnam ($8.51M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Slate were France ($161M), United Kingdom ($120M), United States ($68.6M), Germany ($61.8M), and Belgium ($29.2M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Slate was 11.6%, making it the 325th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Slate are Iran (55%), Bahamas (41.3%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), and Sudan (35%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and Maldives (0%).

Ranking Slate ranks 615th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Slate. 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 (2020): Spain, $313M

Top Destination (2020): France, $161M

Slate are the world's 981st most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Slate were Spain ($313M), China ($151M), Brazil ($42.4M), India ($18.8M), and Vietnam ($8.51M).

In 2020, the top importers of Slate were France ($161M), United Kingdom ($120M), United States ($68.6M), Germany ($61.8M), and Belgium ($29.2M).

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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): China, $19.6M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): France, $12.9M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Slate grew the fastest in China ($19.6M), Spain ($17.4M), Hong Kong ($2.12M), United Arab Emirates ($1.2M), and India ($760k).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Slate were France ($12.9M), Germany ($7.84M), United States ($7.16M), United Kingdom ($3.32M), and Ireland ($2.92M).

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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 Slate.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.47. This means that most of the exports of Slate are explained by 5 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Spain, $303M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): France, $159M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Slate were Spain ($303M), China ($149M), Brazil ($41.9M), India ($18.7M), and Vietnam ($5.82M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Slate were France ($159M), United Kingdom ($112M), United States ($65.9M), Germany ($53.6M), and Belgium ($25.3M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Slate, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Worked slate, articles of slate or... ($614M)

Country Comparison

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

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Slate was 11.6%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Slate were Iran (55%), Bahamas (41.3%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), and Sudan (35%).

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.

Country by Relatedness

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