HS Icon Roofing Tiles

6905 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Roofing Tiles. In 2019, Roofing Tiles were the world's 965th most traded product, with a total trade of $740M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Roofing Tiles decreased by -2.84%, from $762M to $740M. Trade in Roofing Tiles represent 0.0041% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Roofing Tiles  were Germany ($200M), France ($76.8M), China ($67.6M), Spain ($49.6M), and Hungary ($44M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Roofing Tiles were Poland ($80.3M), Belgium ($52.6M), Netherlands ($49.9M), United Kingdom ($42.2M), and Romania ($32.9M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Roofing Tiles was 11.6%, making it the 336th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Roofing Tiles are Angola (50%), Vietnam (42.3%), Bahamas (37.3%), Sudan (35%), and Ethiopia (34.7%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), and Turkey (0%).

Description: Roofing tiles are used to cover the roof of a building. Chimney pots are used to cover chimneys. Cowls are used to cover openings in the roof, such as vents and skylights. Architectural ornaments are decorative items that can be placed on a building's exterior.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Germany, $200M

Top Destination (2019): Poland, $80.3M

Roofing Tiles are the world's 965th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Roofing Tiles were Germany ($200M), France ($76.8M), China ($67.6M), Spain ($49.6M), and Hungary ($44M).

In 2019, the top importers of Roofing Tiles were Poland ($80.3M), Belgium ($52.6M), Netherlands ($49.9M), United Kingdom ($42.2M), and Romania ($32.9M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $14.5M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Cambodia, $14.8M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Roofing Tiles grew the fastest in China ($14.5M), Croatia ($3.73M), Serbia ($2.84M), Hungary ($1.47M), and Slovenia ($947k).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Roofing Tiles were Cambodia ($14.8M), Serbia ($6.59M), Poland ($6M), Netherlands ($3.44M), and Romania ($2.3M).

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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 Roofing Tiles.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.07. This means that most of the exports of Roofing Tiles are explained by 16 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Germany, $183M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Poland, $51.6M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Roofing Tiles were Germany ($183M), China ($63.2M), France ($50M), Spain ($40.1M), and Hungary ($38.9M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Roofing Tiles were Poland ($51.6M), United Kingdom ($39M), Belgium ($35.8M), Romania ($32.1M), and Netherlands ($27.3M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Roofing Tiles, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Roofing tiles, ceramic ($655M) and Ceramic construction items, chimney pots and... ($85.4M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Roofing Tiles was 11.6%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Roofing Tiles were Angola (50%), Vietnam (42.3%), Bahamas (37.3%), Sudan (35%), and Ethiopia (34.7%).

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