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2503 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $4.08B, Rnk 562 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $728M, United Arab Emirates

Top Importer (2018): $987M, China

Product Complexity (2018): -1.48, Rnk 936 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 53.5%, Rnk 57 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 4.5%, Rnk 914 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.022%, Rnk 562 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Sulphur. In 2018, Sulphur were the world's 562nd most traded product, with a total trade of $4.08B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Sulphur grew by 53.5%, from  $2.66B to $4.08B. Trade in Sulphur represent 0.022% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Sulphur  were United Arab Emirates ($728M), Kazakhstan ($382M), Russia ($342M), Canada ($340M), and United States ($313M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Sulphur were China ($987M), Morocco ($716M), Brazil ($304M), India ($179M), and United States ($179M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Sulphur was 4.5%, been the 914 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Sulphur are Turkmenistan (100%), Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cambodia (15%), and Georgia (11.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Sulphur ranks 936th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): United Arab Emirates, $728M

Top Destination (2018): China, $987M

Sulphur are the world's 562nd most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Sulphur were United Arab Emirates ($728M), Kazakhstan ($382M), Russia ($342M), Canada ($340M), and United States ($313M).

In 2018, the top importers of Sulphur were China ($987M), Morocco ($716M), Brazil ($304M), India ($179M), and United States ($179M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): United Arab Emirates, $369M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): Morocco, $547M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Sulphur grew the fastest in United Arab Emirates ($369M), United States ($267M), Kazakhstan ($230M), Russia ($127M), and Canada ($117M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Sulphur were Morocco ($547M), Brazil ($194M), United States ($179M), Egypt ($61.4M), and South Africa ($59.9M).

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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 Sulphur.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.32. This means that most of the exports of Sulphur are explained by 20 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): United Arab Emirates, $710M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): China, $979M

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sulphur were United Arab Emirates ($710M), Kazakhstan ($382M), Canada ($331M), Qatar ($300M), and Russia ($293M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sulphur were China ($979M), Morocco ($716M), Brazil ($300M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($117M), and Mexico ($116M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Sulphur. 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 Sulphur was 4.5%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Sulphur were Turkmenistan (100%), Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cambodia (15%), and Georgia (11.4%).

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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.