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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Tin ores and concentrates. In 2021, Tin ores and concentrates were the world's 1918th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.21B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Tin ores and concentrates grew by 87.4%, from $645M to $1.21B. Trade in Tin ores and concentrates represent 0.0057% of total world trade.

Tin ores and concentrates are a part of Tin Ores.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Tin ores and concentrates  were Democratic Republic of the Congo ($282M), Australia ($243M), Republic of the Congo ($179M), Nigeria ($165M), and Rwanda ($99.2M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Tin ores and concentrates were China ($512M), Thailand ($306M), Malaysia ($286M), United Arab Emirates ($38.1M), and Burma ($13.2M).

Ranking Tin ores and concentrates ranks 4637th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Tin ores and concentrates are used as a base for tin plating on steel, in the manufacture of bronze and in the production of solder.

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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)Democratic Republic of the Congo$282M
Top Destination (2021)China$512M

In 2021 Tin ores and concentrates were the world's 1918th most traded product (out of 4,641).

In 2021, the top exporters of Tin ores and concentrates were Democratic Republic of the Congo ($282M), Australia ($243M), Republic of the Congo ($179M), Nigeria ($165M), and Rwanda ($99.2M).

In 2021, the top importers of Tin ores and concentrates were China ($512M), Thailand ($306M), Malaysia ($286M), United Arab Emirates ($38.1M), and Burma ($13.2M).

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Exporters of Tin ores and concentrates (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Democratic Republic of the Congo$235M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)China$382M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Tin ores and concentrates grew the fastest in Democratic Republic of the Congo ($235M), Australia ($124M), Nigeria ($78.1M), Republic of the Congo ($76.3M), and Rwanda ($58.6M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Tin ores and concentrates were China ($382M), Thailand ($146M), United Arab Emirates ($16.7M), Burma ($13.2M), and Brazil ($11.8M).

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Exporters of Tin ores and concentrates (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Tin ores and concentrates (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Tin ores and concentrates.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.31. This means that most of the exports of Tin ores and concentrates are explained by 9 countries.

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Value of Exports in Tin ores and concentrates

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Democratic Republic of the Congo$282M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)China$512M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Tin ores and concentrates were Democratic Republic of the Congo ($282M), Australia ($243M), Republic of the Congo ($179M), Nigeria ($165M), and Rwanda ($95.5M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Tin ores and concentrates were China ($512M), Thailand ($300M), Malaysia ($273M), United Arab Emirates ($38M), and Singapore ($8.6M).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Tin ores and concentrates 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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