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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Creosote oils. In 2021, Creosote oils were the world's 3730th most traded product, with a total trade of $194M. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Creosote oils grew by 19.6%, from $162M to $194M. Trade in Creosote oils represent 0.00092% of total world trade.

Creosote oils are a part of Coal Tar Oil.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Creosote oils  were Denmark ($36.2M), Canada ($25.3M), South Korea ($25.2M), Chinese Taipei ($24.7M), and Belgium ($18.6M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Creosote oils were Japan ($77.3M), United States ($60.2M), United Kingdom ($7M), Greece ($5.32M), and Poland ($5.12M).

Ranking Creosote oils ranks 946th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Creosote oils are a type of product that have been derived from the distillation of heavy oils. This type of oil is used for a variety of purposes, including in the production of asphalt to make it more resistant to wear as well as in the production of cements that are used in the construction industry. Creosote oils are also used in the production of lubrication, as well as in the creation of explosives.

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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)Denmark$36.2M
Top Destination (2021)Japan$77.3M

In 2021 Creosote oils were the world's 3730th most traded product (out of 4,641).

In 2021, the top exporters of Creosote oils were Denmark ($36.2M), Canada ($25.3M), South Korea ($25.2M), Chinese Taipei ($24.7M), and Belgium ($18.6M).

In 2021, the top importers of Creosote oils were Japan ($77.3M), United States ($60.2M), United Kingdom ($7M), Greece ($5.32M), and Poland ($5.12M).

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Exporters of Creosote oils (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)South Korea$19.6M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Japan$42.3M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Creosote oils grew the fastest in South Korea ($19.6M), Chinese Taipei ($9.83M), China ($6.35M), Australia ($2.21M), and Czechia ($1.71M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Creosote oils were Japan ($42.3M), United Kingdom ($2.64M), Greece ($2.03M), Slovakia ($1.44M), and China ($1.03M).

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Exporters of Creosote oils (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Creosote oils (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Creosote oils.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.46. This means that most of the exports of Creosote oils are explained by 10 countries.

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Value of Exports in Creosote oils

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Denmark$36M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Japan$76.2M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Creosote oils were Denmark ($36M), Canada ($25.2M), South Korea ($25.2M), Chinese Taipei ($24.7M), and Belgium ($17.6M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Creosote oils were Japan ($76.2M), United States ($59.6M), United Kingdom ($6.39M), Greece ($5.32M), and Poland ($3.57M).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Creosote oils 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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