Metal products

Classification 15 for Standard International Trade Classification (SITC).

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Metal products. In 2018, Metal products were the world's 12th most traded product, with a total trade of $321B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Metal products grew by 31.9%, from $243B to $321B. Trade in Metal products represent 1.68% of total world trade.

Metal products include Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material, Chemicals and related products, n.e.s., and Crude materials, inedible, except fuels.

Exports In 2018 the top exporters of Metal products  were China ($38.8B), Germany ($24B), South Korea ($21B), Japan ($20.6B), and Russia ($20.4B).

Imports In 2018 the top importers of Metal products were United States ($28.3B), Germany ($20.7B), China ($18.9B), Italy ($16.8B), and South Korea ($11.4B).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): China, $38.8B

Top Destination (2018): United States, $28.3B

Metal products are the world's 12th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Metal products were China ($38.8B), Germany ($24B), South Korea ($21B), Japan ($20.6B), and Russia ($20.4B).

In 2018, the top importers of Metal products were United States ($28.3B), Germany ($20.7B), China ($18.9B), Italy ($16.8B), and South Korea ($11.4B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): China, $12.6B

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): World, $8.58B

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Metal products grew the fastest in China ($12.6B), World ($12B), Japan ($5.91B), Russia ($5.71B), and South Korea ($4.3B).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Metal products were World ($8.58B), Vietnam ($8.3B), Thailand ($8.04B), United States ($3.74B), and Saudi Arabia ($3.67B).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Metal products.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): China, $19.9B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): United States, $18B

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Metal products were China ($19.9B), Russia ($16.9B), Japan ($13.6B), Brazil ($9.6B), and South Korea ($9.55B).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Metal products were United States ($18B), Mexico ($6.89B), Thailand ($5.51B), Philippines ($3.89B), and Italy ($3.56B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2018, the world most traded Metal products, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material ($316B), Chemicals and related products, n.e.s. ($5.05B), and Crude materials, inedible, except fuels ($16.7M)