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7016 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $1.12B, Rnk 887 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $552M, China

Top Importer (2018): $338M, United States

Product Complexity (2018): 0.13, Rnk 493 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 9.91%, Rnk 779 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 12%, Rnk 313 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.0061%, Rnk 887 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Glass Bricks. In 2018, Glass Bricks were the world's 887th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.12B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Glass Bricks grew by 9.91%, from  $1.02B to $1.12B. Trade in Glass Bricks represent 0.0061% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Glass Bricks  were China ($552M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($82.7M), Italy ($82M), Spain ($73M), and Czechia ($63.1M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Glass Bricks were United States ($338M), Germany ($48.1M), France ($44.5M), Hong Kong ($38.3M), and Italy ($29.1M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Glass Bricks was 12%, been the 313 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Glass Bricks are Iran (45%), Bahamas (40.7%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), Sudan (35%), and Ethiopia (34.7%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), Switzerland (0%), and Norway (0%).

Ranking: Glass Bricks ranks 493rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): China, $552M

Top Destination (2018): United States, $338M

Glass Bricks are the world's 887th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Glass Bricks were China ($552M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($82.7M), Italy ($82M), Spain ($73M), and Czechia ($63.1M).

In 2018, the top importers of Glass Bricks were United States ($338M), Germany ($48.1M), France ($44.5M), Hong Kong ($38.3M), and Italy ($29.1M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): Mexico, $27.1M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): United States, $35M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Glass Bricks grew the fastest in Mexico ($27.1M), United States ($23.5M), Canada ($15.9M), Italy ($13.8M), and Spain ($9.7M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Glass Bricks were United States ($35M), Malaysia ($9.32M), Germany ($9.13M), Australia ($7.01M), and Cayman Islands ($5.22M).

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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 Glass Bricks.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.1. This means that most of the exports of Glass Bricks are explained by 8 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): China, $544M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): United States, $301M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Glass Bricks. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Glass Bricks during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Glass Bricks were China ($544M), Spain ($60.8M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($59.5M), Czechia ($55.8M), and Italy ($52.9M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Glass Bricks were United States ($301M), France ($36.1M), Hong Kong ($33.7M), United Kingdom ($25.4M), and Russia ($24.9M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Glass Bricks was 12%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Glass Bricks were Iran (45%), Bahamas (40.7%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), Sudan (35%), and Ethiopia (34.7%).

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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.