HS Icon Ceramic Bricks

6904 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Ceramic Bricks. In 2019, Ceramic Bricks were the world's 823rd most traded product, with a total trade of $1.45B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Ceramic Bricks grew by 9.1%, from $1.33B to $1.45B. Trade in Ceramic Bricks represent 0.008% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Ceramic Bricks  were China ($553M), Belgium ($162M), Germany ($146M), Netherlands ($107M), and Denmark ($63.8M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Ceramic Bricks were United Kingdom ($166M), Netherlands ($66M), Germany ($60.9M), Belgium ($49.9M), and United States ($48.1M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Ceramic Bricks was 11.6%, making it the 337th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Ceramic Bricks are Angola (50%), Bahamas (41.8%), Sudan (35%), Vietnam (32.9%), and Malaysia (30%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and Singapore (0%).

Ranking: Ceramic Bricks ranks 650th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Ceramic building bricks are used to build structures. They can be made from a variety of materials, including clay, and they come in many different colors. Flooring blocks are also used to build structures. They can be made from a variety of materials, including clay, and they come in many different colors. Support or filler tiles are used to add strength to buildings. They can be made from a variety of materials, including clay, and they come in many different colors.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $553M

Top Destination (2019): United Kingdom, $166M

Ceramic Bricks are the world's 823rd most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Ceramic Bricks were China ($553M), Belgium ($162M), Germany ($146M), Netherlands ($107M), and Denmark ($63.8M).

In 2019, the top importers of Ceramic Bricks were United Kingdom ($166M), Netherlands ($66M), Germany ($60.9M), Belgium ($49.9M), and United States ($48.1M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $141M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Cambodia, $23.5M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Ceramic Bricks grew the fastest in China ($141M), Serbia ($5.94M), Russia ($4.74M), Sweden ($4.08M), and Egypt ($3.55M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Ceramic Bricks were Cambodia ($23.5M), Saudi Arabia ($13.4M), Senegal ($12.3M), Malaysia ($10.9M), and Tanzania ($8.87M).

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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 Ceramic Bricks.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.69. This means that most of the exports of Ceramic Bricks are explained by 12 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $550M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United Kingdom, $155M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Ceramic Bricks were China ($550M), Belgium ($112M), Germany ($85.3M), Denmark ($53.6M), and Netherlands ($41.3M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Ceramic Bricks were United Kingdom ($155M), Cambodia ($41.3M), Hong Kong ($36.4M), Saudi Arabia ($29.5M), and Poland ($24.4M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Ceramic Bricks, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Building bricks ($745M) and Ceramic flooring blocks, tiles and the... ($707M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Ceramic Bricks was 11.6%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Ceramic Bricks were Angola (50%), Bahamas (41.8%), Sudan (35%), Vietnam (32.9%), and Malaysia (30%).

Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

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.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Ceramic Bricks to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.