HS Icon Raw Zinc

7901 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $15.2B, Rnk 228 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $1.56B | $2.06B, Spain | United States

2019
Product Complexity
: -0.89, Rnk 753 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -12.6%, Rnk 1028 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 2.51%, Rnk 1180 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.084%, Rnk 228 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Raw Zinc. In 2019, Raw Zinc were the world's 228th most traded product, with a total trade of $15.2B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Raw Zinc decreased by -12.6%, from  $17.4B to $15.2B. Trade in Raw Zinc represent 0.084% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Raw Zinc  were Spain ($1.56B), Canada ($1.55B), South Korea ($1.5B), Australia ($1.31B), and Belgium ($1.03B).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Raw Zinc were United States ($2.06B), China ($1.45B), Germany ($1.22B), Netherlands ($1.07B), and Turkey ($815M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Raw Zinc was 2.51%, making it the 1180th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Raw Zinc are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Panama (15%), Algeria (12.5%), and Aruba (12%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Raw Zinc ranks 753rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Unwrought zinc is a chemical element with the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. It is a bluish-white metal that tarnishes when exposed to air.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Spain, $1.56B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $2.06B

Raw Zinc are the world's 228th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Raw Zinc were Spain ($1.56B), Canada ($1.55B), South Korea ($1.5B), Australia ($1.31B), and Belgium ($1.03B).

In 2019, the top importers of Raw Zinc were United States ($2.06B), China ($1.45B), Germany ($1.22B), Netherlands ($1.07B), and Turkey ($815M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Spain, $220M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Russia, $121M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Raw Zinc grew the fastest in Spain ($220M), Germany ($76.2M), China ($64.3M), Kazakhstan ($63.2M), and Mexico ($43.4M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Raw Zinc were Russia ($121M), Netherlands ($58.4M), Kazakhstan ($33.9M), Singapore ($22.6M), and Switzerland ($5.67M).

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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 Raw Zinc.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.47. This means that most of the exports of Raw Zinc are explained by 22 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Canada, $1.51B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $1.93B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Raw Zinc were Canada ($1.51B), Spain ($1.5B), South Korea ($1.36B), Australia ($1.28B), and Peru ($816M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Raw Zinc were United States ($1.93B), China ($1.31B), Germany ($815M), Turkey ($772M), and Chinese Taipei ($626M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Raw Zinc, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Zinc, not alloyed, unwrought, >99% pure ($9.2B), Zinc, not alloyed, unwrought, <99% pure ($3.39B), and Zinc alloys unwrought ($2.61B)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Raw Zinc was 2.51%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Raw Zinc were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Panama (15%), Algeria (12.5%), and Aruba (12%).

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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.