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2507 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $1.79B, Rnk 766 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $601M, United States

Top Importer (2018): $148M, Germany

Product Complexity (2018): -0.15, Rnk 596 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 6.67%, Rnk 908 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 3.05%, Rnk 1130 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.0097%, Rnk 766 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Kaolin. In 2018, Kaolin were the world's 766th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.79B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Kaolin grew by 6.67%, from  $1.68B to $1.79B. Trade in Kaolin represent 0.0097% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Kaolin  were United States ($601M), United Kingdom ($233M), Brazil ($183M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($153M), and China ($122M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Kaolin were Germany ($148M), China ($135M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($110M), Japan ($105M), and Italy ($104M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Kaolin was 3.05%, been the 1130 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Kaolin are Bahamas (40.2%), Georgia (11.4%), Nepal (9.89%), Cameroon (9.81%), and Gabon (9.81%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), Tanzania (0%), and Uganda (0%).

Ranking: Kaolin ranks 596th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): United States, $601M

Top Destination (2018): Germany, $148M

Kaolin are the world's 766th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Kaolin were United States ($601M), United Kingdom ($233M), Brazil ($183M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($153M), and China ($122M).

In 2018, the top importers of Kaolin were Germany ($148M), China ($135M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($110M), Japan ($105M), and Italy ($104M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): Belgium-Luxembourg, $61.6M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): Chinese Taipei, $32.8M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Kaolin grew the fastest in Belgium-Luxembourg ($61.6M), United States ($34.3M), United Kingdom ($17.5M), Hong Kong ($11.3M), and Spain ($11.1M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Kaolin were Chinese Taipei ($32.8M), China ($28.8M), Germany ($16M), France ($12.7M), and India ($9.82M).

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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 Kaolin.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.49. This means that most of the exports of Kaolin are explained by 11 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): United States, $561M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): Italy, $98.4M

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Kaolin were United States ($561M), United Kingdom ($206M), Brazil ($174M), Czechia ($63M), and Ukraine ($54.9M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Kaolin were Italy ($98.4M), Japan ($97.6M), Finland ($74M), Mexico ($70.1M), and Canada ($68.2M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Kaolin. 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 Kaolin was 3.05%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Kaolin were Bahamas (40.2%), Georgia (11.4%), Nepal (9.89%), Cameroon (9.81%), and Gabon (9.81%).

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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.