Tar distilled from coal, from lignite, peat and other mineral tars, whether or not dehydrated or partially distilled; including reconstituted tars

2706 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Tar. In 2021, Tar were the world's 977th most traded product, with a total trade of $776M. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Tar grew by 69.4%, from $458M to $776M. Trade in Tar represent 0.0037% of total world trade.

Tar are a part of Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation. They include Tar from coal, lignite or peat, other mineral tars.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Tar  were Poland ($135M), Turkey ($61.9M), Netherlands ($59.1M), Ukraine ($57.4M), and United States ($51M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Tar were Denmark ($123M), Spain ($116M), Czechia ($74.9M), Belgium ($73.7M), and Germany ($68.2M).

Ranking Tar ranks 559th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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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)Poland$135M
Top Destination (2021)Denmark$123M

In 2021 Tar were the world's 977th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Tar were Poland ($135M), Turkey ($61.9M), Netherlands ($59.1M), Ukraine ($57.4M), and United States ($51M).

In 2021, the top importers of Tar were Denmark ($123M), Spain ($116M), Czechia ($74.9M), Belgium ($73.7M), and Germany ($68.2M).

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Exporters of Tar (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Poland$68.3M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Denmark$67.4M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Tar grew the fastest in Poland ($68.3M), Netherlands ($41M), United States ($29.6M), Ukraine ($26.7M), and Turkey ($24.9M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Tar were Denmark ($67.4M), Spain ($58.8M), Germany ($32.5M), Czechia ($29.5M), and Canada ($29.2M).

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Exporters of Tar (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Tar (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Tar.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.42. This means that most of the exports of Tar are explained by 21 countries.

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Value of Exports in Tar

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Poland$132M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Spain$114M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Tar were Poland ($132M), Turkey ($61.7M), Ukraine ($50.9M), Vietnam ($38.2M), and United States ($34.9M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Tar were Spain ($114M), Denmark ($96.2M), Czechia ($70M), Canada ($52.1M), and Belgium ($50M).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Tar.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Tar 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)

Country by Relatedness

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

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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