Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Tar. In 2020, Tar were the world's 1016th most traded product, with a total trade of $458M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Tar decreased by -32.1%, from $675M to $458M. Trade in Tar represent 0.0027% 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 2020 the top exporters of Tar  were Poland ($66.8M), Turkey ($37M), Ukraine ($30.7M), Singapore ($29.4M), and Vietnam ($26.2M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Tar were Spain ($57.1M), Denmark ($55.2M), Belgium ($48.7M), Czechia ($45.4M), and China ($37.3M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Tar was 2.66%, making it the 1177th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Tar are Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), Bhutan (19.6%), and Comoros (18.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and Sri Lanka (0%).

Ranking Tar ranks 567th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Tar. 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): Poland, $66.8M

Top Destination (2020): Spain, $57.1M

Tar are the world's 1016th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Tar were Poland ($66.8M), Turkey ($37M), Ukraine ($30.7M), Singapore ($29.4M), and Vietnam ($26.2M).

In 2020, the top importers of Tar were Spain ($57.1M), Denmark ($55.2M), Belgium ($48.7M), Czechia ($45.4M), and China ($37.3M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Japan, $11.7M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): China, $20.8M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Tar grew the fastest in Japan ($11.7M), Malaysia ($7.32M), Ukraine ($4.77M), Chinese Taipei ($3.66M), and Germany ($2.03M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Tar were China ($20.8M), Belarus ($1.04M), Georgia ($938k), Romania ($861k), and Bangladesh ($746k).

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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 Tar.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.58. This means that most of the exports of Tar are explained by 23 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Poland, $64.8M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Spain, $54.6M

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 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Tar were Poland ($64.8M), Turkey ($36.8M), Singapore ($29.3M), Ukraine ($26.6M), and Vietnam ($26M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Tar were Spain ($54.6M), Denmark ($45.5M), Czechia ($42.9M), China ($35.1M), and Belgium ($33.8M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Tar, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Tar from coal, lignite or peat,... ($458M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Tar.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Tar 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 Tar was 2.66%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Tar were Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), Bhutan (19.6%), and Comoros (18.9%).

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