Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Railroad Ties. In 2019, Railroad Ties were the world's 995th most traded product, with a total trade of $597M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Railroad Ties grew by 73.6%, from $344M to $597M. Trade in Railroad Ties represent 0.0033% of total world trade.
Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Railroad Ties were United Kingdom ($190M), United States ($170M), France ($40.5M), Netherlands ($24.9M), and Germany ($24.6M).
Imports In 2019 the top importers of Railroad Ties were Ghana ($193M), Canada ($145M), Germany ($26.2M), Netherlands ($23.9M), and Belgium ($23M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Railroad Ties was 5.6%, making it the 738th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Railroad Ties are Zambia (36.3%), Cameroon (29.4%), Gabon (29.4%), Chad (29.4%), and Bahamas (26.8%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Ethiopia (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Description Railway sleepers are used to support the rails of a railway track. They are made of either wood or concrete and are usually placed at intervals of about 20 feet.