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3802 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $2.81B, Rnk 644 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $545M, China

Top Importer (2018): $237M, United States

Product Complexity (2018): -1.18, Rnk 867 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 19.6%, Rnk 344 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 4.14%, Rnk 965 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.015%, Rnk 644 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Activated Carbon. In 2018, Activated Carbon were the world's 644th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.81B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Activated Carbon grew by 19.6%, from  $2.35B to $2.81B. Trade in Activated Carbon represent 0.015% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Activated Carbon  were China ($545M), United States ($429M), India ($226M), Germany ($169M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($145M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Activated Carbon were United States ($237M), Germany ($220M), Japan ($192M), South Korea ($152M), and China ($147M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Activated Carbon was 4.14%, been the 965 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Activated Carbon are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Zambia (13.6%), Algeria (13.3%), and Mauritania (13%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Activated Carbon ranks 867th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): China, $545M

Top Destination (2018): United States, $237M

Activated Carbon are the world's 644th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Activated Carbon were China ($545M), United States ($429M), India ($226M), Germany ($169M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($145M).

In 2018, the top importers of Activated Carbon were United States ($237M), Germany ($220M), Japan ($192M), South Korea ($152M), and China ($147M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): China, $90.5M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): Japan, $33.3M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Activated Carbon grew the fastest in China ($90.5M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($44.6M), India ($38.8M), Mozambique ($33.8M), and Germany ($30.1M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Activated Carbon were Japan ($33.3M), India ($30.8M), Canada ($28.5M), United Kingdom ($26.3M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($25.3M).

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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 Activated Carbon.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.26. This means that most of the exports of Activated Carbon are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): China, $397M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): South Korea, $143M

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Activated Carbon were China ($397M), United States ($192M), India ($140M), Philippines ($125M), and Sri Lanka ($82.1M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Activated Carbon were South Korea ($143M), Japan ($93.8M), Canada ($78M), Mexico ($57.6M), and Italy ($52.9M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Activated Carbon. 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 Activated Carbon was 4.14%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Activated Carbon were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Zambia (13.6%), Algeria (13.3%), and Mauritania (13%).

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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.