HS Icon Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp

4703 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $34.6B, Rnk 106 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $7.35B | $12.4B, Brazil | China

2019
Product Complexity
: -0.29, Rnk 611 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -14.5%, Rnk 1067 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 2.25%, Rnk 1206 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.19%, Rnk 106 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp. In 2019, Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were the world's 106th most traded product, with a total trade of $34.6B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp decreased by -14.5%, from  $40.5B to $34.6B. Trade in Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp represent 0.19% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp  were Brazil ($7.35B), United States ($4.53B), Canada ($4.29B), Chile ($2.82B), and Indonesia ($2.72B).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were China ($12.4B), United States ($2.98B), Italy ($2.03B), Netherlands ($1.96B), and Germany ($1.82B).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp was 2.25%, making it the 1206th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (24.5%), Cameroon (9.81%), and Gabon (9.81%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Ethiopia (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).

Ranking: Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp ranks 611th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Soda/sulphate chemical wood pulp is used in paper products, clothing, and food. It is a less expensive alternative to mechanical wood pulp and is used in the production of paper products such as paper towels, napkins, toilet paper, facial tissue, and paperboard for cereal boxes. In clothing, it is used to make rayon and acetate. In food, it is used as a thickener in sauces and jams.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Brazil, $7.35B

Top Destination (2019): China, $12.4B

Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp are the world's 106th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were Brazil ($7.35B), United States ($4.53B), Canada ($4.29B), Chile ($2.82B), and Indonesia ($2.72B).

In 2019, the top importers of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were China ($12.4B), United States ($2.98B), Italy ($2.03B), Netherlands ($1.96B), and Germany ($1.82B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Netherlands, $45.4M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United Arab Emirates, $71.9M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp grew the fastest in Netherlands ($45.4M), Belarus ($39.2M), United Arab Emirates ($35.4M), Czechia ($26.9M), and Turkey ($25.6M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were United Arab Emirates ($71.9M), Hong Kong ($50.7M), Russia ($38M), Macau ($21.3M), and Chile ($14.1M).

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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 Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.8. This means that most of the exports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp are explained by 13 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Brazil, $7.2B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): China, $12.3B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were Brazil ($7.2B), Canada ($4.07B), Chile ($2.79B), Finland ($2.37B), and Indonesia ($2.2B).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were China ($12.3B), Italy ($1.97B), Netherlands ($1.18B), Germany ($1.17B), and South Korea ($1.03B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($17B), Chem wood pulp, soda or sulphate,... ($16.4B), Chem wood pulp, soda or sulphate,... ($1.18B), and Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, unbleache ($73.4M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp was 2.25%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (24.5%), Cameroon (9.81%), and Gabon (9.81%).

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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.