Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Zinc Ore. In 2020, Zinc Ore were the world's 369th most traded product, with a total trade of $7.93B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Zinc Ore decreased by -25%, from $10.6B to $7.93B. Trade in Zinc Ore represent 0.047% of total world trade.

Zinc Ore are a part of Ores, slag and ash. They include Zinc ores and concentrates.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Zinc Ore  were Australia ($1.38B), Peru ($1.01B), United States ($860M), Mexico ($631M), and Bolivia ($566M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Zinc Ore were N/A.

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Zinc Ore was 2.06%, making it the 1235th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

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Ranking Zinc Ore ranks 927th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Zinc Ore. 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): Australia, $1.38B

Zinc Ore are the world's 369th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Zinc Ore were Australia ($1.38B), Peru ($1.01B), United States ($860M), Mexico ($631M), and Bolivia ($566M).

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Belgium, $136M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Cote d'Ivoire, $106M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Zinc Ore grew the fastest in Belgium ($136M), Kazakhstan ($25.3M), Burkina Faso ($24.3M), Malaysia ($21.1M), and Cote d'Ivoire ($14.7M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Zinc Ore were Cote d'Ivoire ($106M), Netherlands ($57.8M), Russia ($39.1M), United Kingdom ($14.1M), and Malaysia ($5.48M).

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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 Zinc Ore.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.36. This means that most of the exports of Zinc Ore are explained by 20 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Australia, $1.04B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): China, $2.12B

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Zinc Ore were Australia ($1.04B), Peru ($1.01B), United States ($857M), Bolivia ($566M), and Mexico ($565M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Zinc Ore were China ($2.12B), South Korea ($1.11B), Canada ($530M), Japan ($459M), and Belgium ($405M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Zinc Ore, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Zinc ores and concentrates ($7.93B)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Zinc Ore.
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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.