Overview: In 2018, Molluscs were the world's 306th most traded product, with a total trade of $10.9B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Molluscs grew by 2.44%, from $10.6B to $10.9B. Trade in Molluscs represent 0.059% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Molluscs were China ($2.58B), India ($748M), Spain ($658M), Japan ($488M), and Indonesia ($434M).
Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Molluscs were Spain ($1.55B), China ($1.2B), Italy ($1.08B), Japan ($928M), and South Korea ($785M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Molluscs was 10.5%, been the 401 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Molluscs are Jamaica (37.7%), Turkey (36.4%), Sudan (35%), Tunisia (34.8%), and Bahamas (33.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), Switzerland (0%), and North Macedonia (0%).
Ranking: Molluscs ranks 961st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).