Construction materials and equipment

Classification 20 for Standard International Trade Classification (SITC).

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Construction materials and equipment. In 2018, Construction materials and equipment were the world's 6th most traded product, with a total trade of $808B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Construction materials and equipment grew by 27%, from $637B to $808B. Trade in Construction materials and equipment represent 4.23% of total world trade.

Construction materials and equipment include Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material, Miscellaneous manufactured articles, Machinery and transport equipment, Crude materials, inedible, except fuels, and Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials.

Exports In 2018 the top exporters of Construction materials and equipment  were China ($173B), Germany ($72.2B), United States ($45.9B), Italy ($38.7B), and Mexico ($34.4B).

Imports In 2018 the top importers of Construction materials and equipment were United States ($132B), Germany ($69.9B), France ($38B), United Kingdom ($33.9B), and China ($28.9B).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): China, $173B

Top Destination (2018): United States, $132B

Construction materials and equipment are the world's 6th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Construction materials and equipment were China ($173B), Germany ($72.2B), United States ($45.9B), Italy ($38.7B), and Mexico ($34.4B).

In 2018, the top importers of Construction materials and equipment were United States ($132B), Germany ($69.9B), France ($38B), United Kingdom ($33.9B), and China ($28.9B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): China, $36.3B

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): United States, $24.5B

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Construction materials and equipment grew the fastest in China ($36.3B), Germany ($10.2B), Canada ($9.35B), Thailand ($8.78B), and Italy ($6.62B).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Construction materials and equipment were United States ($24.5B), Germany ($10.8B), United Arab Emirates ($8.97B), Vietnam ($7.59B), and Saudi Arabia ($6.7B).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Construction materials and equipment.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): China, $144B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): United States, $85.8B

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Construction materials and equipment were China ($144B), Italy ($18.8B), Mexico ($16.2B), Poland ($16B), and Turkey ($11.2B).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Construction materials and equipment were United States ($85.8B), United Kingdom ($22.9B), Japan ($17.5B), France ($15.9B), and Netherlands ($11.5B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2018, the world most traded Construction materials and equipment, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material ($374B), Machinery and transport equipment ($177B), Miscellaneous manufactured articles ($173B), Crude materials, inedible, except fuels ($51.6B), and Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials ($33.1B)