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2401 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Raw Tobacco. In 2019, Raw Tobacco were the world's 307th most traded product, with a total trade of $10.7B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Raw Tobacco decreased by -7.32%, from $11.5B to $10.7B. Trade in Raw Tobacco represent 0.059% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Raw Tobacco  were Brazil ($2.13B), Belgium ($954M), United States ($670M), China ($635M), and India ($588M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Raw Tobacco were Belgium ($1.63B), Germany ($689M), Poland ($551M), United States ($528M), and Indonesia ($521M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Raw Tobacco was 20.1%, making it the 107th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Raw Tobacco are Saudi Arabia (634%), Malaysia (405%), Maldives (195%), Poland (105%), and Jordan (95.7%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Egypt (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and Lebanon (0%).

Ranking Raw Tobacco ranks 923rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Brazil, $2.13B

Top Destination (2019): Belgium, $1.63B

Raw Tobacco are the world's 307th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Raw Tobacco were Brazil ($2.13B), Belgium ($954M), United States ($670M), China ($635M), and India ($588M).

In 2019, the top importers of Raw Tobacco were Belgium ($1.63B), Germany ($689M), Poland ($551M), United States ($528M), and Indonesia ($521M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Brazil, $154M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Russia, $71.5M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Raw Tobacco grew the fastest in Brazil ($154M), Indonesia ($29.4M), Philippines ($27.3M), Mozambique ($20.2M), and Croatia ($16.5M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Raw Tobacco were Russia ($71.5M), Vietnam ($42.7M), Singapore ($30.3M), Cote d'Ivoire ($22.2M), and Hong Kong ($21.6M).

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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 Raw Tobacco.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.66. This means that most of the exports of Raw Tobacco are explained by 25 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Brazil, $2.12B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Belgium, $679M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Raw Tobacco were Brazil ($2.12B), India ($572M), Malawi ($542M), Zimbabwe ($431M), and Argentina ($292M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Raw Tobacco were Belgium ($679M), Russia ($481M), Poland ($457M), Egypt ($308M), and Netherlands ($300M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Raw Tobacco, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Tobacco, unmanufactured, stemmed or stripped ($8.34B), Tobacco, unmanufactured, not stemmed or stripped ($2.06B), and Tobacco refuse ($284M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Raw Tobacco was 20.1%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Raw Tobacco were Saudi Arabia (634%), Malaysia (405%), Maldives (195%), Poland (105%), and Jordan (95.7%).

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 Raw Tobacco to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.