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Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69

Código 6806 (Harmonized System 2012 by 4 digits)

 2023: US$214M, Total Trade Exchange

2023: US$68.4M, International Sales

  2023: US$145M, International Purchases

In 2023, the trade exchange (includes international purchases and sales) of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 was US$214M.

In 2023, the states with the most international sales in Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 were Coahuila de Zaragoza (US$26.4M), Nuevo León (US$19.2M), Baja California (US$10.1M), Tamaulipas (US$4.56M), and San Luis Potosí (US$3.51M).

The states with the most international purchases in 2023 were Nuevo León (US$35.3M), Coahuila de Zaragoza (US$27.7M), Ciudad de México (US$25.7M), Puebla (US$15.7M), and Guanajuato (US$7.89M).

In 2023, the main commercial destinations of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 were United States (US$55.9M), Canada (US$1.94M), Hong Kong (US$1.91M), Spain (US$954k), and India (US$813k).

The main commercial origins of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 in 2023 were United States (US$77.8M), Japan (US$29.1M), China (US$7.82M), Canada (US$5.52M), and Poland (US$5.4M).

In the global context, the main exporting countries of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 in 2022 were Germany (US$674M), Poland (US$554M), and China (US$524M). In the same year, the main importing countries of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 were Germany (US$483M), United States (US$425M), and Italy (US$388M).

Trade Balance of Mexico

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Net Trade Balance

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US$214M, Total Trade Exchange (2023)

In 2023, the total trade exchange of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 in Mexico (including international purchases and sales) was US$214M.

The visualizations show the net balance of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 at the level of states and countries. Colors more similar to blue, indicate that the territory presented a higher level of international sales. Colors more similar to red, indicate that the territory presented a higher level of international purchases.

Net International Trade

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March, 2024

  • US$16.8M, International Purchases
  • US$5.31M, International Sales

In March 2024, international sales of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 were US$5.31M, while international purchases reached US$16.8M. The above results in a trade balance of -US$11.5M.

Market Concentration

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2024-Q2: US$4.33M, International Sales

The visualization shows the quarterly concentration of international sales of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 at state level.

In the second quarter of 2024, international sales were US$4.33M, being the states with the most sales Coahuila de Zaragoza (US$1.75M), Nuevo León (US$1.5M), and Baja California (US$1.08M).

Exchange by Territory

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International Sales

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Coahuila de Zaragoza: US$26.4M, State with the Most International Sales (2023)

United States: US$55.9M, Main commercial destination (2023)

In 2023, the states with the highest international sales in Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 were Coahuila de Zaragoza (US$26.4M), Nuevo León (US$19.2M), Baja California (US$10.1M), Tamaulipas (US$4.56M), and San Luis Potosí (US$3.51M).

In 2023, the countries with the most international purchases from Mexico were United States (US$55.9M), Canada (US$1.94M), Hong Kong (US$1.91M), Spain (US$954k), and India (US$813k).

International Purchases

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Nuevo León: US$35.3M, State with the Most International Purchases (2023)

United States: US$77.8M, Main Commercial Origin (2023)

In 2023, the states with the highest international in Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 were Nuevo León (US$35.3M), Coahuila de Zaragoza (US$27.7M), Ciudad de México (US$25.7M), Puebla (US$15.7M), and Guanajuato (US$7.89M).

The countries with the most international sales to Mexico in 2023 were United States (US$77.8M), Japan (US$29.1M), China (US$7.82M), Canada (US$5.52M), and Poland (US$5.4M).

Specialization

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Specialization by State

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The RCA-Complexity  diagram compares the Revelead Comparative Advantages of states in Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69  and the Economic Complexity Index of each state.

RCA values ​​greater than 1 indicate that the state has comparative advantages in Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69. On the other hand, high levels of complexity (ECI) are associated with higher levels of income, potential for economic growth, lower income inequality and lower emissions.

Origins and Trade Destinations

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  • 1.06%, Mexican share in global exports - 2022
  • 2.05%, Mexican share in global imports - 2022

The visualizations show the global market for Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69. In both charts, Mexico stands out in order to identify its participation in the export and import market.

In 2022, the main exporting countries of Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 were Germany (US$674M), Poland (US$554M), and China (US$524M). In the same year, the main importing countries for Slag Wool, Rock Wool and Similar Mineral; Exfoliated Vermiculite, Expanded Clays, Foamed Slag and Similar Mineral Dilated; Mixtures and Articles of Materials Minerals Thermal or Acoustic Insulation or for Absorption of Sound, other than those of Heading 6811 or 6812 or Chapter 69 were Germany (US$483M), United States (US$425M), and Italy (US$388M).