HS Icon Railway tank cars

860610 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Railway tank cars. In 2019, Railway tank cars were the world's 17960th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.77B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Railway tank cars grew by 253%, from $783M to $2.77B. Trade in Railway tank cars represent 0.00093% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Railway tank cars  were Mexico ($5.78B), Ukraine ($5.54B), United States ($4B), Poland ($1.34B), and Romania ($1.12B).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Railway tank cars were United States ($5.17B), Canada ($4.28B), Russia ($3.85B), Kazakhstan ($1.94B), and Germany ($1.76B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Railway tank cars was 7.07%, making it the 3213th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Railway tank cars are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Nauru (25%), and Maldives (24.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Ethiopia (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).

Ranking Railway tank cars ranks 2272nd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Railway tank cars are used to transport liquids like gasoline and crude oil.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Railway tank cars. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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* Using October 2021 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (N/A): Mexico, $5.78B

Top Destination (N/A): United States, $5.17B

Railway tank cars are the world's 17960th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Railway tank cars were Mexico ($5.78B), Ukraine ($5.54B), United States ($4B), Poland ($1.34B), and Romania ($1.12B).

In 2019, the top importers of Railway tank cars were United States ($5.17B), Canada ($4.28B), Russia ($3.85B), Kazakhstan ($1.94B), and Germany ($1.76B).

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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Mexico, $1.67B

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $1.36B

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Railway tank cars grew the fastest in Mexico ($1.67B), United States ($429M), Romania ($28M), Russia ($16.5M), and Kazakhstan ($13M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Railway tank cars were United States ($1.36B), Canada ($706M), Mexico ($35.6M), Kazakhstan ($30.6M), and Russia ($16M).

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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 Railway tank cars.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.23. This means that most of the exports of Railway tank cars are explained by 9 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Ukraine, $5.48B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Canada, $4.15B

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

In N/A, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Railway tank cars were Ukraine ($5.48B), Mexico ($5.43B), Poland ($1.07B), Romania ($1.06B), and Slovakia ($405M).

In N/A, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Railway tank cars were Canada ($4.15B), Russia ($2.76B), Kazakhstan ($1.81B), United States ($1.18B), and Germany ($1.13B).

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Railway tank cars.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Railway tank cars in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Railway tank cars was 7.07%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Railway tank cars were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Nauru (25%), and Maldives (24.5%).

Product Complexity

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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.