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4703 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp. In 2020, Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were the world's 123rd most traded product, with a total trade of $28.4B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp decreased by -18.1%, from $34.7B to $28.4B. Trade in Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp represent 0.17% of total world trade.

Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp are a part of Pulp of wood or other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of.... They include Chem wood pulp, soda or sulphate, conifer, bleached, Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached, Chem wood pulp, soda or sulphate, conifer, unbleached, and Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, unbleache.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp  were Brazil ($5.84B), United States ($4.04B), Canada ($3.47B), Indonesia ($2.21B), and Chile ($2.1B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were China ($10.8B), United States ($2.54B), Italy ($1.51B), Germany ($1.42B), and Netherlands ($1.34B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp was 2.29%, making it the 1215th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), and Maldives (24.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Ethiopia (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).

Ranking Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp ranks 667th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Soda/sulphate chemical wood pulp is used in paper products, clothing, and food. It is a less expensive alternative to mechanical wood pulp and is used in the production of paper products such as paper towels, napkins, toilet paper, facial tissue, and paperboard for cereal boxes. In clothing, it is used to make rayon and acetate. In food, it is used as a thickener in sauces and jams.

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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): Brazil, $5.84B

Top Destination (2020): China, $10.8B

Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp are the world's 123rd most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were Brazil ($5.84B), United States ($4.04B), Canada ($3.47B), Indonesia ($2.21B), and Chile ($2.1B).

In 2020, the top importers of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were China ($10.8B), United States ($2.54B), Italy ($1.51B), Germany ($1.42B), and Netherlands ($1.34B).

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Belarus, $47.4M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Azerbaijan, $9.47M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp grew the fastest in Belarus ($47.4M), Thailand ($29.1M), Turkey ($14.8M), Czechia ($12.2M), and Philippines ($9.92M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were Azerbaijan ($9.47M), Hong Kong ($8.64M), United Arab Emirates ($7.78M), Iraq ($5.32M), and Ireland ($5.31M).

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.79. This means that most of the exports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp are explained by 13 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Brazil, $5.72B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): China, $10.8B

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were Brazil ($5.72B), Canada ($3.27B), Chile ($2.09B), Sweden ($1.94B), and Finland ($1.85B).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were China ($10.8B), Italy ($1.46B), Germany ($902M), South Korea ($778M), and Japan ($693M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Chem wood pulp, soda or sulphate,... ($13.7B), Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($13.6B), Chem wood pulp, soda or sulphate,... ($1.07B), and Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, unbleache ($61.9M)

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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp was 2.29%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), and Maldives (24.5%).

Product Complexity

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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 Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.