HS Icon Sulphur

2503 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $3.24B, Rnk 610 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $679M | $786M, United Arab Emirates | China

2019
Product Complexity
: -1.53, Rnk 892 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -22.1%, Rnk 1162 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 4.5%, Rnk 914 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.018%, Rnk 610 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Sulphur. In 2019, Sulphur were the world's 610th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.24B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Sulphur decreased by -22.1%, from  $4.15B to $3.24B. Trade in Sulphur represent 0.018% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Sulphur  were United Arab Emirates ($679M), Qatar ($321M), Kazakhstan ($311M), Russia ($293M), and Canada ($249M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Sulphur were China ($786M), Morocco ($558M), Brazil ($153M), India ($135M), and United States ($127M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Sulphur was 4.5%, making it the 914th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Sulphur are Turkmenistan (100%), Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cambodia (15%), and Georgia (11.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Sulphur ranks 892nd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): United Arab Emirates, $679M

Top Destination (2019): China, $786M

Sulphur are the world's 610th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Sulphur were United Arab Emirates ($679M), Qatar ($321M), Kazakhstan ($311M), Russia ($293M), and Canada ($249M).

In 2019, the top importers of Sulphur were China ($786M), Morocco ($558M), Brazil ($153M), India ($135M), and United States ($127M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Netherlands, $5.97M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United Arab Emirates, $67.4M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Sulphur grew the fastest in Netherlands ($5.97M), Zambia ($3.93M), Ukraine ($3M), Vietnam ($2.79M), and Cyprus ($2.27M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Sulphur were United Arab Emirates ($67.4M), Singapore ($35.2M), Switzerland ($22.8M), Netherlands ($14.8M), and United Kingdom ($9.72M).

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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 Sulphur.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.2. This means that most of the exports of Sulphur are explained by 18 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): United Arab Emirates, $594M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): China, $781M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sulphur were United Arab Emirates ($594M), Qatar ($321M), Kazakhstan ($309M), Russia ($257M), and Canada ($241M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sulphur were China ($781M), Morocco ($558M), Brazil ($151M), Mexico ($83.9M), and Indonesia ($77.3M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Sulphur, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Sulphur, crude or unrefined ($3.24B)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Sulphur was 4.5%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Sulphur were Turkmenistan (100%), Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cambodia (15%), and Georgia (11.4%).

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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.