Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Building Stone. In 2018, Building Stone were the world's 293rd most traded product, with a total trade of $11.7B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Building Stone grew by 12.3%, from $10.4B to $11.7B. Trade in Building Stone represent 0.064% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Building Stone were China ($4.53B), Italy ($1.65B), India ($1.05B), Turkey ($835M), and Brazil ($729M).
Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Building Stone were United States ($2.61B), South Korea ($1.08B), Japan ($488M), Germany ($479M), and Saudi Arabia ($412M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Building Stone was 13.6%, making it the 245th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Building Stone are Iran (50%), Angola (47.5%), Sudan (35%), Zimbabwe (33.6%), and Syria (33.3%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and Maldives (0%).
Ranking: Building Stone ranks 807th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Monuments and building stones are used to build things like monuments, buildings, and other structures. They can be made from a variety of materials, including granite, marble, limestone, sandstone, slate, and quartzite.