HS Icon Gypsum

2520 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $1.29B, Rnk 846 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $196M | $104M, Thailand | India

2019
Product Complexity
: -1.27, Rnk 844 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -2.54%, Rnk 587 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 4.93%, Rnk 830 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.0071%, Rnk 846 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Gypsum. In 2019, Gypsum were the world's 846th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.29B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Gypsum decreased by -2.54%, from  $1.33B to $1.29B. Trade in Gypsum represent 0.0071% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Gypsum  were Thailand ($196M), Germany ($134M), Spain ($120M), Oman ($115M), and Turkey ($68.7M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Gypsum were India ($104M), United States ($98.5M), Japan ($78.1M), Indonesia ($63.3M), and Belgium ($58.9M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Gypsum was 4.93%, making it the 830th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Gypsum are Angola (50%), Bahamas (41%), Turkmenistan (33.3%), Afghanistan (30%), and Uzbekistan (28.7%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), Uganda (0%), and South Africa (0%).

Ranking: Gypsum ranks 844th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Gypsum is used in the manufacturing of plaster and stucco, as a component of plaster of Paris, and as a fertilizer. Anhydrite is used in the manufacture of gypsum. Plasters consisting of calcined gypsum or calcium sulphate, whether or not coloured, with or without small quantities of accelerators or retarders are used in the construction industry for plastering, rendering, and surface finishing.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Thailand, $196M

Top Destination (2019): India, $104M

Gypsum are the world's 846th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Gypsum were Thailand ($196M), Germany ($134M), Spain ($120M), Oman ($115M), and Turkey ($68.7M).

In 2019, the top importers of Gypsum were India ($104M), United States ($98.5M), Japan ($78.1M), Indonesia ($63.3M), and Belgium ($58.9M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Turkey, $17M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $22M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Gypsum grew the fastest in Turkey ($17M), Canada ($15.6M), United Arab Emirates ($14.9M), Morocco ($7.17M), and Egypt ($6.76M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Gypsum were United States ($22M), Nigeria ($13.5M), Canada ($7.84M), Belgium ($4.84M), and Chinese Taipei ($4.09M).

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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 Gypsum.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.68. This means that most of the exports of Gypsum are explained by 25 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Thailand, $192M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): India, $94.7M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Gypsum were Thailand ($192M), Germany ($118M), Oman ($115M), Spain ($106M), and Turkey ($64.8M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Gypsum were India ($94.7M), Japan ($74.4M), Indonesia ($63M), Nigeria ($52.2M), and Belgium ($43.3M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Gypsum, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Gypsum, anhydride ($744M) and Plasters (calcined gypsum or calcium sulphate)... ($548M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Gypsum was 4.93%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Gypsum were Angola (50%), Bahamas (41%), Turkmenistan (33.3%), Afghanistan (30%), and Uzbekistan (28.7%).

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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.