Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cellulose. In 2021, Cellulose were the world's 466th most traded product, with a total trade of $6.53B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Cellulose grew by 17%, from $5.58B to $6.53B. Trade in Cellulose represent 0.00031% of total world trade.
Cellulose are a part of Plastics & articles thereof. They include Other cellulose ethers, Other cellulose derivatives, Carboxymethylcellulose, salts, Non-plasticised cellulose acetates, Cellulose nitrates, collodions, and Plasticised cellulose acetates.
Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Cellulose were United States ($1.45B), Germany ($1.21B), China ($870M), Japan ($363M), and South Korea ($353M).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Cellulose were China ($534M), India ($492M), United States ($482M), Germany ($329M), and Belgium ($304M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Cellulose was 4.42%, making it the 938th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Cellulose ranks 280th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Cellulose is the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. It is a long chain of glucose molecules that are bonded together by beta-1,4-glycosidic bonds. Cellulose can be broken down into glucose to be used as an energy source or it can be used to create a variety of other chemicals. Cellulose derivatives are used in textile production, paper production, and plastics production.