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6803 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $587M, Rnk 1005 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $296M, Spain

Top Importer (2018): $149M, France

Product Complexity (2018): -0.4, Rnk 668 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 7.62%, Rnk 874 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 11.8%, Rnk 320 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.0032%, Rnk 1005 / 1225

Overview: In 2018, Slate were the world's 1005th most traded product, with a total trade of $587M. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Slate grew by 7.62%, from  $546M to $587M. Trade in Slate represent 0.0032% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Slate  were Spain ($296M), China ($139M), Brazil ($41M), India ($20.4M), and Canada ($12.2M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Slate were France ($149M), United Kingdom ($120M), United States ($69.1M), Germany ($58.2M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($28.4M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Slate was 11.8%, been the 320 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Slate are Iran (50%), Bahamas (41.3%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), Sudan (35%), and Sri Lanka (30%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and Maldives (0%).

Ranking: Slate ranks 668th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Spain, $296M

Top Destination (2018): France, $149M

Slate are the world's 1005th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Slate were Spain ($296M), China ($139M), Brazil ($41M), India ($20.4M), and Canada ($12.2M).

In 2018, the top importers of Slate were France ($149M), United Kingdom ($120M), United States ($69.1M), Germany ($58.2M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($28.4M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): China, $14.7M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): France, $7.95M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Slate grew the fastest in China ($14.7M), Spain ($11.3M), United Arab Emirates ($6.49M), Brazil ($4.37M), and Canada ($3.16M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Slate were France ($7.95M), United Kingdom ($4.15M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($4.12M), United States ($3.05M), and Italy ($2.2M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Slate.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.5. This means that most of the exports of Slate are explained by 5 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Spain, $285M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): France, $147M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Slate. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Slate during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Slate were Spain ($285M), China ($137M), Brazil ($40.6M), India ($20.3M), and United Arab Emirates ($5.11M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Slate were France ($147M), United Kingdom ($109M), United States ($67.9M), Germany ($46.4M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($23M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Slate. The forecast is based in a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Slate was 11.8%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Slate were Iran (50%), Bahamas (41.3%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), Sudan (35%), and Sri Lanka (30%).

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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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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.