Summary for the Indian Abrasives import

In FY 2020-2021 (Apr-Nov), Around 80.01 USD million of Abrasives is imported from India to China. It is around 62.96% of the total import of Abrasives.

  • The value of Abrasives import from India in October 2020 is 18.98 USD million .
  • Major countries where Abrasives was imported in October 2020 are China(13.51), Germany(1.51), Japan(0.7), USA(0.57), Rep. of Korea(0.53).
S.no. Country Qty Value(USD Million) Month year
China 5088039 13.51 October 2020
Germany 28240 1.51 October 2020
Japan 18110 0.7 October 2020
USA 11370 0.57 October 2020
Rep. of Korea 137070 0.53 October 2020
Philippines 241240 0.52 October 2020
Italy 30770 0.38 October 2020
Austria 8090 0.29 October 2020
Thailand 82890 0.18 October 2020
China, Hong Kong SAR 17480 0.11 October 2020
France 2240 0.1 October 2020
Switzerland 20520 0.07 October 2020
Turkey 174840 0.07 October 2020
Portugal 6320 0.06 October 2020
United Arab Emirates 32480 0.05 October 2020
United Kingdom 2030 0.05 October 2020
TAIWAN 610 0.05 October 2020
Belgium 5290 0.04 October 2020
Poland 5490 0.04 October 2020
Slovenia 2900 0.03 October 2020

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There are 57 distinct countries to import Abrasives into India. Collectively India imported 127.09 USD Million of Abrasives from those 57 countries in 2020-2021 (Apr-Nov) and 234.6 USD Million in 2018, which is up by 20.94% than the Abrasives imported into India the previous year. In 2017, 57 countries exported around 60882779 quantity of Abrasives to India while in 2018, India’s Abrasives import accounts to 69604949 quantity from 55 countries. This shows the rise of 14.33% Abrasives import in terms of quantity imported.

To import Abrasives to India, the best countries according to Indian shipment records are China, Germany, Japan, Rep. of Korea, USA . Together they sold 127.09 USD Million worth value of Abrasives to India.

Overall the import of Abrasives into India gain of 89.62% since 2014 when Abrasives import shipments into India were valued at 123.72 USD Million. Year over year, the value of Abrasives import from India up by 20.94% from 2017 to 2018.

The import reached an all time high of 234.6 USD Million during the year 2018.

Among the countries from where Abrasives is imported to India, the fastest growing growing nations were Armenia,Montenegro and Cuba.

The countries from where India reduced their Abrasives imports are Eritrea,French Polynesia and CHRISTMAS IS.

As an importer of Abrasives, you should know the HS CODE of products at first.

Some HS Codes corresponding to Abrasives are

S.No Product H.S Code
Pumice stone, emery and other natural abrasives 2513
Grindstones etc, agglomerated abrasives or ceramics 680422
Emery and natural abrasives nes, crude, irregular piece 251321
Emery natural corundum, natural garnet and other natural abrasives, whether or not heat treated 25132000
Millstones, grindstones, grinding wheels and the like, without frameworks, for sharpening, polishing, trueing or cutting, of artificial abrasives, with binder of synthetic or artificial resin, not reinforced (excl. of agglomerated synthetic or natural diamond, hand sharpening or polishing stones, perfumed pumice stones, and grinding wheels etc. specifically for dental drill engines) 68042212
Millstones, grindstones, grinding wheels and the like, without frameworks, for sharpening, polishing, trueing or cutting, of artificial abrasives, with binder of synthetic or artificial resin, reinforced (excl. of agglomerated synthetic or natural diamond, hand sharpening or polishing stones, perfumed pumice stones, and grinding wheels etc. specifically for dental drill engines) 68042218
Millstones, grindstones, grinding wheels and the like, without frameworks, for sharpening, polishing, trueing or cutting, of artificial abrasives, with binder of ceramics or silicates (excl. of agglomerated synthetic or natural diamond, hand sharpening or polishing stones, perfumed pumice stones, and grinding wheels etc. specifically for dental drill engines) 68042230
Millstones, grindstones, grinding wheels and the like, without frameworks, for sharpening, polishing, trueing or cutting, of artificial abrasives, with binder of other than of synthetic or artificial resin, ceramics or silicates (excl. of agglomerated synthetic or natural diamond, hand sharpening or polishing stones, perfumed pumice stones, and grinding wheels etc. specifically for dental drill engines) 68042250
Millstones, grindstones, grinding wheels and the like, without frameworks, for sharpening, polishing, trueing or cutting, of agglomerated natural abrasives or ceramics (excl. of agglomerated synthetic or natural diamond, hand sharpening or polishing stones, perfumed pumice stones, and grinding wheels etc. specifically for dental drill engines) 68042290
OTHER NATURAL ABRASIVES 25132090

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Top Global Markets for import Abrasives to India in 2020-2021 (Apr-Nov)

S.NO. Country Quantity of import import value of Abrasives
import Abrasives to India from China 32309390 80.01
import Abrasives to India from Germany 306750 11.63
import Abrasives to India from Japan 192500 7.22
import Abrasives to India from Rep. of Korea 739570 4.54
import Abrasives to India from USA 98850 3.86
import Abrasives to India from Philippines 1228640 3.48
import Abrasives to India from Thailand 942500 3.47
import Abrasives to India from Italy 215390 2.39
import Abrasives to India from Netherlands 21220 1.37
import Abrasives to India from Austria 47710 1.35

Product wise trends to Import Abrasives to India in 2020-2021 (Apr-Nov)

S.NO. Code Name Quantity of import import value of Abrasives
68042290 Millstones, grindstones, grinding wheels and the like, without frameworks, for sharpening, polishing, trueing or cutting, of agglomerated natural abrasives or ceramics (excl. of agglomerated synthetic or natural diamond, hand sharpening or polishing stones, perfumed pumice stones, and grinding wheels etc. specifically for dental drill engines) 27558980 74.79
68042210 Grndng wheels of synthetc abrasive grains 3975160 15.76
68053000 Natural or artificial abrasive powder or grain, on a base of materials other than woven textile fabric only or paper or paperboard only, whether or not cut to shape, sewn or otherwise made up 1488079 10.06
68051010 Abrasive cloths 2303450 8.52
68052090 Othr 1594360 8.06
68042220 Grinding wheels paper etc 1448170 5.79
68052040 Other abrasive paper 1405160 5.68
68051090 Others 902010 4.21
68052030 Glass or sand coated paper 604040 1.62
68052020 Flint coated paper 225060 1.28

Import Duty for Natural Garnet under HS CODE 25132030

HS Code 25132030
Description Natural Garnet
Customs Duty (%) 10%
IGST 5%
Compensation Cess 0%
Specific Duty (%) Not Applicable
Pref Duty (%) Not Applicable
Total Duty (%) 15.5%
Import Policy

Import Duty for Grinding Wheels Of Synthetic Abrasive under HS CODE 68042210

HS Code 68042210
Description Grinding Wheels Of Synthetic Abrasive
Customs Duty (%) 10%
IGST 18%
Compensation Cess 0%
Specific Duty (%) Not Applicable
Pref Duty (%) Not Applicable
Total Duty (%) 29.8%
Import Policy

Import Duty for Other under HS CODE 68042290

HS Code 68042290
Description Other
Customs Duty (%) 10%
IGST 18%
Compensation Cess 0%
Specific Duty (%) Not Applicable
Pref Duty (%) Not Applicable
Total Duty (%) 29.8%
Import Policy

Import Duty for Other under HS CODE 68052090

HS Code 68052090
Description Other
Customs Duty (%) 10%
IGST 18%
Compensation Cess 0%
Specific Duty (%) Not Applicable
Pref Duty (%) Not Applicable
Total Duty (%) 29.8%
Import Policy

Import Duty for On A Base Of Other Materials under HS CODE 68053000

HS Code 68053000
Description On A Base Of Other Materials
Customs Duty (%) 10%
IGST 18%
Compensation Cess 0%
Specific Duty (%) Not Applicable
Pref Duty (%) Not Applicable
Total Duty (%) 29.8%
Import Policy

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Which country is the major exporter of Abrasives to India?

China, Germany, Japan, Rep. of Korea, USA are the major exporters of Abrasives to India.

Describe Abrasives import industry in India?

Abrasives import industry in India is worth 127.09 USD Million in India in 2020-2021 (Apr-Nov). There are total of 57 countries from where India import’s 71561908 quantity of Abrasives.