HS Icon Bituminous coal, not agglomerated

270112 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $94.8B, Rnk 19 / 4648

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $43.2B | $19.3B, Australia | Japan

2019
Product Complexity
: -1.25, Rnk 4210 / 4826

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -10.8%, Rnk 3516 / 4648

2018
Mean Tariff
: 1.84%, Rnk 6241 / 6538

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.52%, Rnk 19 / 4648

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated. In 2019, Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were the world's 19th most traded product, with a total trade of $94.8B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated decreased by -10.8%, from  $106B to $94.8B. Trade in Bituminous coal, not agglomerated represent 0.52% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated  were Australia ($43.2B), Russia ($13.6B), United States ($10.3B), Indonesia ($6.28B), and Canada ($5.6B).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Japan ($19.3B), China ($15.8B), India ($11B), South Korea ($10.3B), and Chinese Taipei ($5.27B).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Bituminous coal, not agglomerated was 1.84%, making it the 6241st lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Bituminous coal, not agglomerated are Bermuda (25%), Zambia (13.6%), Pakistan (10.7%), Cameroon (9.81%), and Gabon (9.81%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Egypt (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Bituminous coal, not agglomerated ranks 4210th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Bituminous coal is a soft coal that is used in a variety of ways. It is often used in making coke for industrial uses, like steel making. Bituminous coal can also be used as an energy source in generating electricity.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Australia, $43.2B

Top Destination (2019): Japan, $19.3B

Bituminous coal, not agglomerated are the world's 19th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Australia ($43.2B), Russia ($13.6B), United States ($10.3B), Indonesia ($6.28B), and Canada ($5.6B).

In 2019, the top importers of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Japan ($19.3B), China ($15.8B), India ($11B), South Korea ($10.3B), and Chinese Taipei ($5.27B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Mongolia, $382M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Vietnam, $726M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated grew the fastest in Mongolia ($382M), Belarus ($133M), Kazakhstan ($104M), China ($76.1M), and France ($29.1M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Vietnam ($726M), Croatia ($168M), Belgium ($114M), Austria ($111M), and Belarus ($86.8M).

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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 Bituminous coal, not agglomerated.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.65. This means that most of the exports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated are explained by 6 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Australia, $43.2B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Japan, $19.2B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Australia ($43.2B), Russia ($13.6B), United States ($9.75B), Indonesia ($5.62B), and Colombia ($4.98B).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Japan ($19.2B), China ($15.3B), India ($11B), South Korea ($10.3B), and Chinese Taipei ($5.27B).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Bituminous coal, not agglomerated was 1.84%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Bituminous coal, not agglomerated were Bermuda (25%), Zambia (13.6%), Pakistan (10.7%), 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.