HS Icon Quartz

2506 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2019): $619M, Rnk 988 / 1217

Top Exporter (2019): $97.1M, China

Top Importer (2019): $77.8M, United States

Export Growth (CAGR)(2018 - 2019): -1.95%, Rnk 545 / 1217

Mean Tariff (2018): 2.79%, Rnk 1160 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2019): 0.0034%, Rnk 988 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Quartz. In 2019, Quartz were the world's 988th most traded product, with a total trade of $619M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Quartz decreased by -1.95%, from  $632M to $619M. Trade in Quartz represent 0.0034% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Quartz  were China ($97.1M), Turkey ($89.3M), India ($85.2M), United States ($45.9M), and Brazil ($45.7M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Quartz were United States ($77.8M), China ($65.4M), Norway ($42.5M), Malaysia ($35.6M), and Italy ($34.4M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Quartz was 2.79%, making it the 1160th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Quartz are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Jordan (15.5%), Sri Lanka (14.7%), and North Macedonia (12.8%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), Tanzania (0%), and Uganda (0%).

Description: Quartz is a mineral that is used in many different industries. It is used in the production of glass, ceramics, and cement. It is also used in the production of fiber optics, electronics, and watches. Quartzite is a metamorphic rock that is made up of quartz. It is used as a building material and for flooring.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $97.1M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $77.8M

Quartz are the world's 988th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Quartz were China ($97.1M), Turkey ($89.3M), India ($85.2M), United States ($45.9M), and Brazil ($45.7M).

In 2019, the top importers of Quartz were United States ($77.8M), China ($65.4M), Norway ($42.5M), Malaysia ($35.6M), and Italy ($34.4M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Norway, $10.8M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): China, $14.6M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Quartz grew the fastest in Norway ($10.8M), China ($9.4M), Turkey ($3.19M), India ($3.15M), and Canada ($2.2M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Quartz were China ($14.6M), Malaysia ($7.67M), Spain ($3.9M), Norway ($2.98M), and Indonesia ($2.81M).

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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 Quartz.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.17. This means that most of the exports of Quartz are explained by 18 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Turkey, $86.7M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Malaysia, $34.9M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Quartz were Turkey ($86.7M), India ($83.4M), Brazil ($44.1M), China ($31.7M), and Egypt ($14.8M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Quartz were Malaysia ($34.9M), United States ($31.9M), Japan ($20.5M), United Kingdom ($19.6M), and Iceland ($17.3M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Quartz, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Quartz (other than natural sands) ($459M), Quartzite, crude or roughly trimmed ($154M), and Quartzite, slabs etc. ($5.88M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Quartz was 2.79%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Quartz were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Jordan (15.5%), Sri Lanka (14.7%), and North Macedonia (12.8%).

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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.