HS Icon Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica

690320 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica. In 2019, Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica were the world's 1826th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.18B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica decreased by -8.76%, from $1.29B to $1.18B. Trade in Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica represent 0.0065% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica  were China ($186M), United States ($132M), Japan ($125M), Czechia ($111M), and Germany ($92.6M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica were United States ($137M), Germany ($79.8M), Russia ($65.4M), Italy ($63.9M), and Mexico ($56.5M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica was 5.38%, making it the 3906th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica are Angola (50%), Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Mauritania (20%), and Republic of the Congo (19.6%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Lebanon (0%), and Philippines (0%).

Ranking: Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica ranks 1097th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Refractory ceramic articles are usually durable, and are used in a wide range of applications. Refractory ceramic articles can be found in industrial furnaces, power plants, and kilns.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $186M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $137M

Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica are the world's 1826th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica were China ($186M), United States ($132M), Japan ($125M), Czechia ($111M), and Germany ($92.6M).

In 2019, the top importers of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica were United States ($137M), Germany ($79.8M), Russia ($65.4M), Italy ($63.9M), and Mexico ($56.5M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): United States, $4.74M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United Arab Emirates, $3.96M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica grew the fastest in United States ($4.74M), Netherlands ($2.25M), Canada ($1.83M), Bosnia and Herzegovina ($1.67M), and Slovenia ($1.2M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica were United Arab Emirates ($3.96M), Belgium ($3.02M), Vietnam ($2.19M), Nigeria ($1.97M), and Singapore ($1.46M).

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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 Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.12. This means that most of the exports of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica are explained by 17 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $137M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Russia, $59.5M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica were China ($137M), Japan ($107M), Czechia ($98.7M), Poland ($36.2M), and India ($35.6M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica were Russia ($59.5M), South Korea ($35M), Chinese Taipei ($31.8M), Turkey ($25.7M), and Italy ($20.4M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica was 5.38%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Refractory ceramic articles, >50% alumina or silica were Angola (50%), Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Mauritania (20%), and Republic of the Congo (19.6%).

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.