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2509 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Chalk. In 2019, Chalk were the world's 1159th most traded product, with a total trade of $135M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Chalk decreased by -0.53%, from $136M to $135M. Trade in Chalk represent 0.00075% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Chalk  were France ($23.8M), Denmark ($14.5M), Belgium ($11M), Netherlands ($9.78M), and Spain ($9.39M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Chalk were Spain ($17.9M), Germany ($14.3M), Belgium ($10.1M), Netherlands ($9.48M), and Finland ($8.46M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Chalk was 3.8%, making it the 1037th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Chalk are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Zambia (22.7%), Iran (15%), and Algeria (13.3%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): France, $23.8M

Top Destination (2019): Spain, $17.9M

Chalk are the world's 1159th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Chalk were France ($23.8M), Denmark ($14.5M), Belgium ($11M), Netherlands ($9.78M), and Spain ($9.39M).

In 2019, the top importers of Chalk were Spain ($17.9M), Germany ($14.3M), Belgium ($10.1M), Netherlands ($9.48M), and Finland ($8.46M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Sweden, $3.94M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Spain, $6.28M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Chalk grew the fastest in Sweden ($3.94M), France ($3.85M), Saudi Arabia ($3.04M), Poland ($497k), and Netherlands ($490k).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Chalk were Spain ($6.28M), Kuwait ($1.85M), Germany ($1.28M), Bahrain ($1.24M), and Lithuania ($479k).

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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 Chalk.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.36. This means that most of the exports of Chalk are explained by 20 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): France, $16.1M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Spain, $8.55M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Chalk were France ($16.1M), Denmark ($13.5M), China ($5.85M), Saudi Arabia ($4.36M), and United Kingdom ($3.43M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Chalk were Spain ($8.55M), Finland ($8.1M), Germany ($6.15M), Czechia ($2.23M), and Belarus ($1.99M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Chalk, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Chalk ($135M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Chalk was 3.8%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Chalk were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Zambia (22.7%), Iran (15%), and Algeria (13.3%).

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 Chalk to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.