HS Icon Kaolin Coated Paper

4810 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $27.2B, Rnk 139 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $4.65B | $2.79B, Finland | Germany

2019
Product Complexity
: 0.75, Rnk 242 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -6.44%, Rnk 819 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 5.56%, Rnk 743 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.15%, Rnk 139 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Kaolin Coated Paper. In 2019, Kaolin Coated Paper were the world's 139th most traded product, with a total trade of $27.2B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Kaolin Coated Paper decreased by -6.44%, from  $29.1B to $27.2B. Trade in Kaolin Coated Paper represent 0.15% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Kaolin Coated Paper  were Finland ($4.65B), Germany ($3.41B), China ($3.09B), Sweden ($2.94B), and United States ($1.9B).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Kaolin Coated Paper were Germany ($2.79B), United States ($2.42B), United Kingdom ($1.37B), France ($1.36B), and Poland ($1.06B).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Kaolin Coated Paper was 5.56%, making it the 743rd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Kaolin Coated Paper are Bangladesh (25%), Bermuda (25%), Sudan (20.9%), Fiji (20.6%), and Tunisia (20%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and South Korea (0%).

Ranking: Kaolin Coated Paper ranks 242nd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Paper is a material made from wood pulp and sometimes other fibers, which is used for writing, printing, drawing, and packaging. Paperboard is a heavier type of paper made from a variety of materials including pulp, recycled paper, and sometimes resin. Paperboard coated on one or both sides with kaolin is used in the production of cups, plates, bowls, and other food packaging items.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Finland, $4.65B

Top Destination (2019): Germany, $2.79B

Kaolin Coated Paper are the world's 139th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Kaolin Coated Paper were Finland ($4.65B), Germany ($3.41B), China ($3.09B), Sweden ($2.94B), and United States ($1.9B).

In 2019, the top importers of Kaolin Coated Paper were Germany ($2.79B), United States ($2.42B), United Kingdom ($1.37B), France ($1.36B), and Poland ($1.06B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $232M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Japan, $236M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Kaolin Coated Paper grew the fastest in China ($232M), Brazil ($58.9M), India ($49.6M), United Arab Emirates ($30.6M), and Turkey ($26.5M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Kaolin Coated Paper were Japan ($236M), United Arab Emirates ($130M), Turkey ($60.4M), Burkina Faso ($19.4M), and Egypt ($18.2M).

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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 Kaolin Coated Paper.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.1. This means that most of the exports of Kaolin Coated Paper are explained by 17 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Finland, $4.6B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United Kingdom, $1.07B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Kaolin Coated Paper were Finland ($4.6B), Sweden ($2.84B), China ($2.24B), South Korea ($1.1B), and Austria ($933M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Kaolin Coated Paper were United Kingdom ($1.07B), France ($837M), Poland ($806M), Mexico ($754M), and Vietnam ($653M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Kaolin Coated Paper, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Paper, multi-ply, clay coated, nes ($9.08B), Paper, fine, woodfree, <150 g/m2, clay... ($8.53B), Paper, fine, wood containing clay coated,... ($3.64B), Paper, fine, light weight coated ($2.98B), and Paper, kraft,>95% chem pulp,>150 g,bleached,clay coat ($1.27B)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Kaolin Coated Paper was 5.56%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Kaolin Coated Paper were Bangladesh (25%), Bermuda (25%), Sudan (20.9%), Fiji (20.6%), and Tunisia (20%).

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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.