Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Building Stone. In 2019, Building Stone were the world's 306th most traded product, with a total trade of $10.8B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Building Stone decreased by -8.75%, from $11.8B to $10.8B. Trade in Building Stone represent 0.059% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Building Stone were China ($4.12B), Italy ($1.48B), India ($1.08B), Turkey ($874M), and Brazil ($776M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Building Stone were United States ($2.46B), South Korea ($884M), Japan ($492M), Germany ($460M), and Saudi Arabia ($406M).
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 794th 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.