HS Icon Cleaning Products

Organic surface-active agents (not soap); surface-active, washing (including auxiliary washing) and cleaning preparations, containing soap or not, excluding those of heading no. 3401

3402 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cleaning Products. In 2021, Cleaning Products were the world's 105th most traded product, with a total trade of $42.5B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Cleaning Products grew by 9.62%, from $38.7B to $42.5B. Trade in Cleaning Products represent 0.002% of total world trade.

Cleaning Products are a part of Soap, cleaners, candles, dental, modelling pastes. They include Washing and cleaning preparations, retail, Organic surfactant washing, cleaning preparations nes, Non-ionic surface active agents, Anionic surface-active agents, Organic surface-active agents, nes, and Cationic surface-active agents.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Cleaning Products  were Germany ($5.04B), United States ($4.18B), China ($2.95B), France ($2.54B), and Italy ($2.13B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Cleaning Products were Germany ($2.85B), China ($2.48B), United States ($2.22B), France ($2.17B), and United Kingdom ($1.84B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Cleaning Products was 8.53%, making it the 501st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Cleaning Products ranks 567th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Surface-active agents, also known as detergents, are used to clean surfaces and materials by emulsifying the dirt and removing it from the surface. They can be used for cleaning dishes, removing stains from clothes, and washing your hands.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Cleaning Products. 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 (2021): Germany, $5.04B

Top Destination (2021): Germany, $2.85B

Cleaning Products are the world's 105th most traded product.

In 2021, the top exporters of Cleaning Products were Germany ($5.04B), United States ($4.18B), China ($2.95B), France ($2.54B), and Italy ($2.13B).

In 2021, the top importers of Cleaning Products were Germany ($2.85B), China ($2.48B), United States ($2.22B), France ($2.17B), and United Kingdom ($1.84B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021): Germany, $401M

Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021): China, $501M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Cleaning Products grew the fastest in Germany ($401M), Spain ($286M), Japan ($252M), United States ($238M), and Netherlands ($237M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Cleaning Products were China ($501M), France ($219M), Germany ($209M), Italy ($166M), and Belgium ($138M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cleaning Products.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 5.02. This means that most of the exports of Cleaning Products are explained by 32 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2021): Germany, $2.19B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2021): Canada, $1.11B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cleaning Products were Germany ($2.19B), United States ($1.96B), Italy ($979M), Japan ($788M), and Netherlands ($764M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cleaning Products were Canada ($1.11B), Russia ($430M), Australia ($383M), Hong Kong ($329M), and United Kingdom ($318M).

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In 2021, the world most traded Cleaning Products, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Washing and cleaning preparations, retail ($23.7B), Organic surfactant washing, cleaning preparations nes ($7.11B), Non-ionic surface active agents ($5.94B), Anionic surface-active agents ($3.89B), and Organic surface-active agents, nes ($1.16B)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Cleaning Products.
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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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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.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Cleaning Products to countries. Higher relatedness values ‚Äč‚Äčindicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.