Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Chlorides. In 2021, Chlorides were the world's 636th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.29B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Chlorides grew by 17.1%, from $2.81B to $3.29B. Trade in Chlorides represent 0.016% of total world trade.
Chlorides are a part of Inorganic chemicals. They include Chlorides of metals nes, Calcium chloride, Bromides and bromide oxides of non-alkali metals, Iodides and odide oxides of metals, Chloride oxides, hydroxides of metals except copper, Aluminium chloride, Bromides of sodium and potassium, Ammonium chloride, Magnesium chloride, and Chloride oxides and chloride hydroxides of copper, among others.
Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Chlorides were China ($807M), United States ($317M), Germany ($272M), India ($239M), and Israel ($188M).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Chlorides were United States ($350M), Japan ($237M), Germany ($188M), China ($187M), and South Korea ($158M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Chlorides was 4.44%, making it the 933rd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Chlorides ranks 450th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Chlorides, chloride oxides and chloride hydroxides are used in the production of plastics, dyes, detergents, herbicides, pesticides, and refrigerants. Bromides and bromide oxides are used in the production of high-density polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride. Iodides and iodide oxides are used in the production of polyvinylidene chloride.