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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Butanes, liquefied. In 2021, Butanes, liquefied were the world's 125th most traded product, with a total trade of $24.7B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Butanes, liquefied grew by 69.2%, from $14.6B to $24.7B. Trade in Butanes, liquefied represent 0.12% of total world trade.

Butanes, liquefied are a part of Petroleum Gas.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Butanes, liquefied  were United States ($6.57B), United Arab Emirates ($2.97B), Saudi Arabia ($2.52B), Qatar ($2.13B), and Kuwait ($1.1B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Butanes, liquefied were India ($5.99B), China ($3.12B), Indonesia ($1.69B), Morocco ($1.38B), and Egypt ($1.11B).

Ranking Butanes, liquefied ranks 4467th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Butanes are used as fuel for gas ranges, as a refrigerant, as a solvent for oil and fats, and in the production of petrochemicals.

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

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)United States$6.57B
Top Destination (2021)India$5.99B

In 2021 Butanes, liquefied were the world's 125th most traded product (out of 4,641).

In 2021, the top exporters of Butanes, liquefied were United States ($6.57B), United Arab Emirates ($2.97B), Saudi Arabia ($2.52B), Qatar ($2.13B), and Kuwait ($1.1B).

In 2021, the top importers of Butanes, liquefied were India ($5.99B), China ($3.12B), Indonesia ($1.69B), Morocco ($1.38B), and Egypt ($1.11B).

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Exporters of Butanes, liquefied (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$3.13B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)India$2.52B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Butanes, liquefied grew the fastest in United States ($3.13B), United Arab Emirates ($1.17B), Saudi Arabia ($1.14B), Qatar ($594M), and Norway ($511M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Butanes, liquefied were India ($2.52B), China ($1.47B), Egypt ($707M), South Korea ($578M), and Indonesia ($549M).

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Exporters of Butanes, liquefied (2020 - 2021)

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Butanes, liquefied.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.06. This means that most of the exports of Butanes, liquefied are explained by 16 countries.

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Value of Exports in Butanes, liquefied

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)United States$5.98B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)India$5.98B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Butanes, liquefied. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Butanes, liquefied during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Butanes, liquefied were United States ($5.98B), United Arab Emirates ($2.97B), Saudi Arabia ($2.5B), Qatar ($2.13B), and Kuwait ($1.1B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Butanes, liquefied were India ($5.98B), China ($2.7B), Indonesia ($1.64B), Morocco ($1.38B), and Egypt ($1.11B).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Butanes, liquefied.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Butanes, liquefied by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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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.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

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