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8112 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Other Metals. In 2019, Other Metals were the world's 793rd most traded product, with a total trade of $1.59B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Other Metals decreased by -18.4%, from $1.94B to $1.59B. Trade in Other Metals represent 0.0088% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Other Metals  were Brazil ($257M), China ($184M), United States ($177M), France ($129M), and Russia ($122M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Other Metals were United States ($434M), Japan ($206M), China ($144M), Germany ($126M), and United Kingdom ($63.3M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Other Metals was 3.09%, making it the 1124th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Other Metals are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Sudan (21.9%), Mauritania (17.3%), and Nepal (14.8%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Other Metals ranks 453rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Beryllium, chromium, germanium, vanadium, gallium, hafnium "celtium", indium, niobium "columbium", rhenium and thallium are used in the production of other goods. They can be made from a variety of materials, including copper and iron.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Brazil, $257M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $434M

Other Metals are the world's 793rd most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Other Metals were Brazil ($257M), China ($184M), United States ($177M), France ($129M), and Russia ($122M).

In 2019, the top importers of Other Metals were United States ($434M), Japan ($206M), China ($144M), Germany ($126M), and United Kingdom ($63.3M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Brazil, $52.6M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Malaysia, $9.11M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Other Metals grew the fastest in Brazil ($52.6M), Estonia ($9.27M), Philippines ($7.62M), Kazakhstan ($4.16M), and Spain ($4.06M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Other Metals were Malaysia ($9.11M), Philippines ($7.79M), Estonia ($6.63M), Finland ($6.47M), and United Arab Emirates ($4.84M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Other Metals.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.06. This means that most of the exports of Other Metals are explained by 16 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Brazil, $249M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $257M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Other Metals were Brazil ($249M), Russia ($106M), France ($73.8M), Chile ($58.9M), and United Kingdom ($48.7M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Other Metals were United States ($257M), Japan ($167M), Malaysia ($27.2M), Italy ($26M), and Netherlands ($21M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Other Metals, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Rare earths/metals nes, unwrought/waste or scrap ($606M), Articles of rare earths/metals nes ($488M), Chromium, articles thereof, waste or scrap/powders ($440M), Beryllium, articles thereof, nes ($38.2M), and Beryllium, unwrought, waste or scrap/powders ($13M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Other Metals was 3.09%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Other Metals were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Sudan (21.9%), Mauritania (17.3%), and Nepal (14.8%).

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.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Other Metals to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.