Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Clays. In 2019, Clays were the world's 705th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.14B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Clays decreased by -6.79%, from $2.3B to $2.14B. Trade in Clays represent 0.012% of total world trade.
Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Clays were United States ($389M), China ($260M), Ukraine ($197M), Germany ($166M), and India ($105M).
Imports In 2019 the top importers of Clays were Italy ($191M), Germany ($180M), Netherlands ($142M), Poland ($104M), and Japan ($95.1M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Clays was 3.23%, making it the 1115th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Clays are Bahamas (40.2%), Ukraine (16.4%), Iran (13.5%), Georgia (11.4%), and Cameroon (9.81%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking Clays ranks 749th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Clays are used in many industries, including paper, paints, ceramics, and plastics. Andalusite, kyanite, and sillimanite are used in the construction industry. Mullite is used in the steel industry. Chamotte or dinas earths are used in the construction industry.