Vegetable waxes (other than triglycerides), beeswax, other insect waxes and spermaceti; whether or not refined or coloured

1521 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Vegetable waxes and beeswax. In 2021, Vegetable waxes and beeswax were the world's 1079th most traded product, with a total trade of $370M. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Vegetable waxes and beeswax grew by 13%, from $328M to $370M. Trade in Vegetable waxes and beeswax represent 0.0018% of total world trade.

Vegetable waxes and beeswax are a part of Animal or vegetable fats, oils, & waxes. They include Vegetable waxes except triglycerides and Beeswax, other insect waxes and spermaceti.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Vegetable waxes and beeswax  were Brazil ($122M), China ($51.3M), Germany ($37.7M), United States ($33M), and Vietnam ($10.2M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Vegetable waxes and beeswax were United States ($60.5M), Germany ($57.6M), China ($27.3M), France ($25.6M), and Japan ($23.7M).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Vegetable waxes and beeswax. 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

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)Brazil$122M
Top Destination (2021)United States$60.5M

In 2021 Vegetable waxes and beeswax were the world's 1079th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Vegetable waxes and beeswax were Brazil ($122M), China ($51.3M), Germany ($37.7M), United States ($33M), and Vietnam ($10.2M).

In 2021, the top importers of Vegetable waxes and beeswax were United States ($60.5M), Germany ($57.6M), China ($27.3M), France ($25.6M), and Japan ($23.7M).

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Exporters of Vegetable waxes and beeswax (2021)
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Importers of Vegetable waxes and beeswax (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Brazil$20M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$8.64M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Vegetable waxes and beeswax grew the fastest in Brazil ($20M), United States ($7.52M), Vietnam ($3.82M), Germany ($3.39M), and Malaysia ($3.02M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Vegetable waxes and beeswax were United States ($8.64M), Germany ($6.99M), Italy ($4.31M), Belgium ($4.06M), and China ($3.41M).

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Exporters of Vegetable waxes and beeswax (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Vegetable waxes and beeswax (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Vegetable waxes and beeswax.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.8. This means that most of the exports of Vegetable waxes and beeswax are explained by 13 countries.

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Value of Exports in Vegetable waxes and beeswax

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Brazil$121M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$27.5M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Vegetable waxes and beeswax were Brazil ($121M), China ($24M), Vietnam ($6.62M), Malaysia ($6.52M), and Indonesia ($6.09M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Vegetable waxes and beeswax were United States ($27.5M), Germany ($19.9M), France ($16.4M), Japan ($15.5M), and Italy ($9.51M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Vegetable waxes and beeswax, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Vegetable waxes except triglycerides ($216M) and Beeswax, other insect waxes and spermaceti ($154M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Vegetable waxes and beeswax (2021)
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Country Comparison

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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Vegetable waxes and beeswax by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

Diversification Frontier

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.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Vegetable waxes and beeswax 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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