HS Icon Tin ores and concentrates

260900 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $617M, Rnk 2514 / 4648

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $129M | $365M, Australia | Malaysia

2019
Product Complexity
: -2.69, Rnk 4808 / 4826

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: 0.33%, Rnk 1457 / 4648

2018
Mean Tariff
: 2.11%, Rnk 6160 / 6538

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.0034%, Rnk 2514 / 4648

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Tin ores and concentrates. In 2019, Tin ores and concentrates were the world's 2514th most traded product, with a total trade of $617M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Tin ores and concentrates grew by 0.33%, from  $615M to $617M. Trade in Tin ores and concentrates represent 0.0034% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Tin ores and concentrates  were Australia ($129M), Nigeria ($113M), Rwanda ($71.2M), Republic of the Congo ($49.9M), and Tanzania ($39.4M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Tin ores and concentrates were Malaysia ($365M), Thailand ($106M), China ($80.6M), United Arab Emirates ($18.2M), and Vietnam ($12.2M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Tin ores and concentrates was 2.11%, making it the 6160th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Tin ores and concentrates are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Aruba (12%), Panama (10%), and Nepal (9.89%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Tin ores and concentrates ranks 4808th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Tin ores and concentrates are used as a base for tin plating on steel, in the manufacture of bronze and in the production of solder.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Australia, $129M

Top Destination (2019): Malaysia, $365M

Tin ores and concentrates are the world's 2514th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Tin ores and concentrates were Australia ($129M), Nigeria ($113M), Rwanda ($71.2M), Republic of the Congo ($49.9M), and Tanzania ($39.4M).

In 2019, the top importers of Tin ores and concentrates were Malaysia ($365M), Thailand ($106M), China ($80.6M), United Arab Emirates ($18.2M), and Vietnam ($12.2M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Tanzania, $39.4M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): China, $51.5M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Tin ores and concentrates grew the fastest in Tanzania ($39.4M), Kenya ($30.9M), South Africa ($20M), Switzerland ($9.07M), and Russia ($7.13M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Tin ores and concentrates were China ($51.5M), United Arab Emirates ($8.98M), Laos ($2.82M), Luxembourg ($2.26M), and Cuba ($962k).

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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 Tin ores and concentrates.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.74. This means that most of the exports of Tin ores and concentrates are explained by 13 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Australia, $129M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Malaysia, $363M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Tin ores and concentrates were Australia ($129M), Nigeria ($113M), Rwanda ($71.2M), Republic of the Congo ($49.9M), and Tanzania ($39.4M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Tin ores and concentrates were Malaysia ($363M), Thailand ($104M), China ($79.9M), United Arab Emirates ($18.1M), and Singapore ($11.3M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Tin ores and concentrates was 2.11%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Tin ores and concentrates were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Aruba (12%), Panama (10%), and Nepal (9.89%).

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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.