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293361 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Melamine. In 2019, Melamine were the world's 2196th most traded product, with a total trade of $856M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Melamine decreased by -25.6%, from $1.15B to $856M. Trade in Melamine represent 0.0047% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Melamine  were China ($280M), Netherlands ($120M), Germany ($108M), Qatar ($63.1M), and Poland ($60.5M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Melamine were India ($62.7M), Turkey ($46.9M), Italy ($45.6M), United States ($45.4M), and Belgium ($45.1M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Melamine was 3.68%, making it the 5275th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Melamine are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Romania (17.2%), Maldives (14.7%), and Algeria (12.2%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Egypt (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).

Ranking Melamine ranks 1521st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Melamine is typically used in the manufacture of plastics, lacquers, adhesives, and insulation.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $280M

Top Destination (2019): India, $62.7M

Melamine are the world's 2196th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Melamine were China ($280M), Netherlands ($120M), Germany ($108M), Qatar ($63.1M), and Poland ($60.5M).

In 2019, the top importers of Melamine were India ($62.7M), Turkey ($46.9M), Italy ($45.6M), United States ($45.4M), and Belgium ($45.1M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Russia, $3.79M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Netherlands, $3.92M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Melamine grew the fastest in Russia ($3.79M), Belgium ($3.44M), Belarus ($2.41M), United Arab Emirates ($2.12M), and Austria ($1.78M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Melamine were Netherlands ($3.92M), Belarus ($2.85M), Czechia ($1.47M), Slovakia ($1.4M), and Japan ($1.03M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Melamine.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.24. This means that most of the exports of Melamine are explained by 9 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $279M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): India, $62.5M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Melamine were China ($279M), Netherlands ($96.2M), Germany ($73.3M), Qatar ($63M), and Poland ($41.2M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Melamine were India ($62.5M), Turkey ($46.3M), Italy ($42.5M), United Kingdom ($37.6M), and Spain ($37.5M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Melamine was 3.68%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Melamine were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Romania (17.2%), Maldives (14.7%), and Algeria (12.2%).

Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

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.