Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Activated Carbon. In 2021, Activated Carbon were the world's 650th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.11B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Activated Carbon grew by 17.2%, from $2.65B to $3.11B. Trade in Activated Carbon represent 0.015% of total world trade.
Activated Carbon are a part of Chemical products n.e.s.. They include Activated carbon and Activated natural mineral products, animal black, nes.
Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Activated Carbon were China ($601M), United States ($404M), India ($321M), Germany ($197M), and Sri Lanka ($154M).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Activated Carbon were United States ($263M), Germany ($249M), South Korea ($187M), China ($176M), and Japan ($161M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Activated Carbon was 4.11%, making it the 986th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Activated Carbon ranks 628th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Activated carbon is a material which can adsorb certain chemical substances from a gas, liquid, or solid phase. It is used in air purifiers and water filters to remove odors, chlorine, and other impurities. Activated natural mineral products are a type of activated carbon, made from minerals such as coal, wood, and coconut shells. Animal black is a type of activated carbon made from animal bones. It is used to remove color from sugar and in the textile industry.