HS Icon Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc

490700 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $2.82B, Rnk 1039 / 4648

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $759M | $713M, United Arab Emirates | Nigeria

2019
Product Complexity
: -1.19, Rnk 4151 / 4826

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: 12.4%, Rnk 337 / 4648

2018
Mean Tariff
: 5.13%, Rnk 4042 / 6538

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.016%, Rnk 1039 / 4648

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc. In 2019, Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc were the world's 1039th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.82B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc grew by 12.4%, from  $2.51B to $2.82B. Trade in Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc represent 0.016% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc  were United Arab Emirates ($759M), United Kingdom ($352M), Malta ($187M), Germany ($186M), and Switzerland ($176M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc were Nigeria ($713M), Malawi ($270M), South Africa ($204M), China ($179M), and Syria ($87M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc was 5.13%, making it the 4042nd lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc are Algeria (25.6%), Mauritania (20%), Fiji (18%), Bahamas (16.4%), and Cameroon (16.3%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Cote d'Ivoire (0%), Ghana (0%), Guinea (0%), Liberia (0%), and Mali (0%).

Ranking: Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc ranks 4151st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Documents of title are documents showing that the holder has some kind of title to property. Bonds are securities that represent an ownership interest in a group of assets. Unused stamps are basically just stamps that have not been cancelled.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): United Arab Emirates, $759M

Top Destination (2019): Nigeria, $713M

Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc are the world's 1039th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc were United Arab Emirates ($759M), United Kingdom ($352M), Malta ($187M), Germany ($186M), and Switzerland ($176M).

In 2019, the top importers of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc were Nigeria ($713M), Malawi ($270M), South Africa ($204M), China ($179M), and Syria ($87M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): United Arab Emirates, $687M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Nigeria, $681M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc grew the fastest in United Arab Emirates ($687M), United Kingdom ($177M), Malta ($75.7M), Bulgaria ($34.7M), and Switzerland ($7.5M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc were Nigeria ($681M), Malawi ($226M), Ghana ($50.2M), Germany ($31.4M), and Uganda ($25.7M).

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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 Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.23. This means that most of the exports of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc are explained by 18 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): United Arab Emirates, $755M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Nigeria, $713M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc were United Arab Emirates ($755M), United Kingdom ($323M), Malta ($185M), Switzerland ($160M), and Germany ($125M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc were Nigeria ($713M), Malawi ($270M), South Africa ($147M), China ($89.6M), and Syria ($87M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc was 5.13%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Documents of title (bonds etc), unused stamps etc were Algeria (25.6%), Mauritania (20%), Fiji (18%), Bahamas (16.4%), and Cameroon (16.3%).

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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.