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2802 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $214M, Rnk 1131 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $74.3M, Canada

Top Importer (2018): $45M, China

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 9.68%, Rnk 794 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 2.95%, Rnk 1147 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.0012%, Rnk 1131 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Sulfur. In 2018, Sulfur were the world's 1131st most traded product, with a total trade of $214M. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Sulfur grew by 9.68%, from  $195M to $214M. Trade in Sulfur represent 0.0012% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Sulfur  were Canada ($74.3M), India ($26.7M), Singapore ($19.2M), Bahrain ($19.1M), and United States ($18.3M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Sulfur were China ($45M), Cuba ($29M), Chile ($21M), South Africa ($18.8M), and Indonesia ($14.3M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Sulfur was 2.95%, been the 1147 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Sulfur are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (14.7%), Algeria (12.2%), and Aruba (12%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Canada, $74.3M

Top Destination (2018): China, $45M

Sulfur are the world's 1131st most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Sulfur were Canada ($74.3M), India ($26.7M), Singapore ($19.2M), Bahrain ($19.1M), and United States ($18.3M).

In 2018, the top importers of Sulfur were China ($45M), Cuba ($29M), Chile ($21M), South Africa ($18.8M), and Indonesia ($14.3M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): Bahrain, $19.1M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): China, $13.3M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Sulfur grew the fastest in Bahrain ($19.1M), Saudi Arabia ($8.21M), Singapore ($5.71M), India ($3.83M), and Turkey ($3.78M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Sulfur were China ($13.3M), Chile ($10.6M), Egypt ($8.69M), Cuba ($7.34M), and Tanzania ($5.27M).

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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 Sulfur.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.43. This means that most of the exports of Sulfur are explained by 10 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Canada, $73.6M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): China, $43M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Sulfur. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Sulfur during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sulfur were Canada ($73.6M), India ($24.6M), Bahrain ($19.1M), Singapore ($18M), and United States ($15M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sulfur were China ($43M), Chile ($20.2M), South Africa ($17.7M), Indonesia ($13.5M), and Egypt ($8.81M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Sulfur. The forecast is based in a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Sulfur was 2.95%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Sulfur were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (14.7%), Algeria (12.2%), 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.