Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Ammonia. In 2020, Ammonia were the world's 413th most traded product, with a total trade of $6.46B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Ammonia decreased by -10.6%, from $7.22B to $6.46B. Trade in Ammonia represent 0.039% of total world trade.

Ammonia are a part of Inorganic chemicals; organic and inorganic compounds of precious metals; of rare earth.... They include Anhydrous ammoniaand Ammonia in aqueous solution.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Ammonia  were Saudi Arabia ($2.09B), Russia ($1.02B), Trinidad and Tobago ($824M), Indonesia ($413M), and Canada ($397M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Ammonia were India ($1.4B), United States ($781M), South Korea ($412M), Morocco ($328M), and Brazil ($322M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Ammonia was 4.62%, making it the 896th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Ammonia are Bahamas (41%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Comoros (18.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Ammonia ranks 929th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Ammonia is a colorless gas with a characteristic pungent odor. It is used as a refrigerant, an oxidizing agent, a reducing agent, and as a general cleaning agent. Anhydrous ammonia is an important industrial chemical that is used in the production of fertilizers, nitric acid, and synthetic fibers. Ammonia is also used in the production of plastics, rubber, and explosives. In aqueous solution, ammonia is used as a cleaning agent and as a water softener.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Ammonia. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): Saudi Arabia, $2.09B

Top Destination (2020): India, $1.4B

Ammonia are the world's 413th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Ammonia were Saudi Arabia ($2.09B), Russia ($1.02B), Trinidad and Tobago ($824M), Indonesia ($413M), and Canada ($397M).

In 2020, the top importers of Ammonia were India ($1.4B), United States ($781M), South Korea ($412M), Morocco ($328M), and Brazil ($322M).

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Ukraine, $45.9M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Estonia, $62.3M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Ammonia grew the fastest in Ukraine ($45.9M), Canada ($17.9M), Malaysia ($12.2M), Poland ($9.81M), and United Kingdom ($7.93M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Ammonia were Estonia ($62.3M), Bangladesh ($51.8M), Morocco ($37.6M), Pakistan ($23.2M), and Bulgaria ($20.9M).

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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 Ammonia.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.52. This means that most of the exports of Ammonia are explained by 11 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Saudi Arabia, $2.09B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): India, $1.4B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Ammonia. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Ammonia during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Ammonia were Saudi Arabia ($2.09B), Russia ($1.02B), Trinidad and Tobago ($824M), Indonesia ($408M), and Canada ($394M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Ammonia were India ($1.4B), United States ($661M), South Korea ($396M), Morocco ($328M), and Brazil ($322M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Ammonia, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Anhydrous ammonia ($5.93B)and Ammonia in aqueous solution ($529M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Ammonia.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Ammonia in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Ammonia was 4.62%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Ammonia were Bahamas (41%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Comoros (18.9%).

Product Complexity

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Specialization

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Ammonia to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.