HS Icon Dolomite

2518 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $534M, Rnk 1017 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $109M | $74.2M, Belgium | Netherlands

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -5.56%, Rnk 761 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 3.91%, Rnk 1014 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.003%, Rnk 1017 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Dolomite. In 2019, Dolomite were the world's 1017th most traded product, with a total trade of $534M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Dolomite decreased by -5.56%, from  $566M to $534M. Trade in Dolomite represent 0.003% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Dolomite  were Belgium ($109M), China ($42.8M), United Arab Emirates ($35.1M), Spain ($25.7M), and United Kingdom ($25.7M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Dolomite were Netherlands ($74.2M), India ($69.2M), Japan ($54.4M), China ($35.8M), and Germany ($34.6M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Dolomite was 3.91%, making it the 1014th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Dolomite are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Tunisia (20%), Cambodia (15%), and Sri Lanka (14.7%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Indonesia (0%), and Japan (0%).

Description: Dolomite is used in the production of Portland cement, and as a filler in paper. It is also used as a soil conditioner, to make concrete, and as a filler in paint.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Belgium, $109M

Top Destination (2019): Netherlands, $74.2M

Dolomite are the world's 1017th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Dolomite were Belgium ($109M), China ($42.8M), United Arab Emirates ($35.1M), Spain ($25.7M), and United Kingdom ($25.7M).

In 2019, the top importers of Dolomite were Netherlands ($74.2M), India ($69.2M), Japan ($54.4M), China ($35.8M), and Germany ($34.6M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Turkey, $10.3M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): China, $14M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Dolomite grew the fastest in Turkey ($10.3M), Bhutan ($6.23M), Vietnam ($5.65M), North Macedonia ($3.47M), and United Kingdom ($2.46M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Dolomite were China ($14M), Japan ($3.55M), Poland ($2.81M), Cote d'Ivoire ($2.7M), and Malaysia ($2.63M).

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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 Dolomite.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.52. This means that most of the exports of Dolomite are explained by 22 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Belgium, $102M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Netherlands, $65.1M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Dolomite were Belgium ($102M), United Arab Emirates ($34.3M), Bhutan ($25.3M), Spain ($21.3M), and Italy ($20.7M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Dolomite were Netherlands ($65.1M), India ($64.3M), Japan ($53.1M), France ($25M), and Chinese Taipei ($21.5M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Dolomite, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Dolomite not calcined ($278M), Calcined dolomite ($206M), and Agglomerated dolomite (including tarred dolomite) ($49.8M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Dolomite was 3.91%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Dolomite were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Tunisia (20%), Cambodia (15%), and Sri Lanka (14.7%).

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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.