HS Icon Carbon and graphite brushes

854520 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

World Trade (2019): $689M, Rnk 2428 / 4648

Top Exporter (2019): $118M, Germany

Top Importer (2019): $64M, Germany

Product Complexity (2019): 0.99, Rnk 776 / 4826

Export Growth (CAGR)(2018 - 2019): -4.44%, Rnk 2494 / 4648

Mean Tariff (2018): 8.58%, Rnk 2666 / 6538

Share of World Trade (2019): 0.0038%, Rnk 2428 / 4648

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Carbon and graphite brushes. In 2019, Carbon and graphite brushes were the world's 2428th most traded product, with a total trade of $689M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Carbon and graphite brushes decreased by -4.44%, from  $721M to $689M. Trade in Carbon and graphite brushes represent 0.0038% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Carbon and graphite brushes  were Germany ($118M), Japan ($69.2M), Hungary ($66.1M), China ($60.1M), and United States ($59.3M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Carbon and graphite brushes were Germany ($64M), China ($55.1M), United States ($53.8M), Italy ($29.9M), and Singapore ($26.5M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Carbon and graphite brushes was 8.58%, making it the 2666th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Carbon and graphite brushes are Bahamas (40.2%), Iran (40%), Maldives (34.1%), Ethiopia (29.7%), and Bangladesh (25%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Sri Lanka (0%), and Singapore (0%).

Ranking: Carbon and graphite brushes ranks 776th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: A carbon brush is a device in which a carbon strip is used to "touch" the stationary armature of a DC electric motor, which transfers the electric current to the armature. This carbon brush is often used in applications where a direct current is converted into an alternating current. The carbon brushes are often used in applications where a direct current is converted into an alternating current.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Germany, $118M

Top Destination (2019): Germany, $64M

Carbon and graphite brushes are the world's 2428th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Carbon and graphite brushes were Germany ($118M), Japan ($69.2M), Hungary ($66.1M), China ($60.1M), and United States ($59.3M).

In 2019, the top importers of Carbon and graphite brushes were Germany ($64M), China ($55.1M), United States ($53.8M), Italy ($29.9M), and Singapore ($26.5M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Vietnam, $11M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Singapore, $9.76M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Carbon and graphite brushes grew the fastest in Vietnam ($11M), Hungary ($7.63M), United States ($2.46M), Malaysia ($1.78M), and India ($1.55M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Carbon and graphite brushes were Singapore ($9.76M), Kuwait ($5.38M), Poland ($3.67M), Tunisia ($3.13M), and Vietnam ($2.48M).

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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 Carbon and graphite brushes.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.26. This means that most of the exports of Carbon and graphite brushes are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Germany, $54.2M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Singapore, $24.9M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Carbon and graphite brushes. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Carbon and graphite brushes during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Carbon and graphite brushes were Germany ($54.2M), Japan ($48.8M), Hungary ($45.7M), Austria ($39.4M), and Thailand ($15.4M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Carbon and graphite brushes were Singapore ($24.9M), Indonesia ($16.5M), Poland ($15.5M), Czechia ($14.2M), and India ($14M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Carbon and graphite brushes was 8.58%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Carbon and graphite brushes were Bahamas (40.2%), Iran (40%), Maldives (34.1%), Ethiopia (29.7%), and Bangladesh (25%).

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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.