HS Icon Cyclic Hydrocarbons

2902 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cyclic Hydrocarbons. In 2020, Cyclic Hydrocarbons were the world's 113th most traded product, with a total trade of $30.7B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Cyclic Hydrocarbons decreased by -32.2%, from $45.3B to $30.7B. Trade in Cyclic Hydrocarbons represent 0.18% of total world trade.

Cyclic Hydrocarbons are a part of Organic chemicals. They include P-xylene, Styrene, Benzene, Toluene, Cyclohexane, Mixed xylene isomers, Cumene, O-xylene, Cyclic hydrocarbons nes, and Cyclanes, cyclenes and cycloterpenes nes, among others.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Cyclic Hydrocarbons  were South Korea ($5.46B), United States ($2.86B), India ($2.7B), Japan ($2.48B), and Saudi Arabia ($2.19B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Cyclic Hydrocarbons were China ($12.1B), Chinese Taipei ($1.89B), United States ($1.85B), Belgium ($1.71B), and India ($1.34B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Cyclic Hydrocarbons was 3.21%, making it the 1127th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cyclic Hydrocarbons are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Comoros (18.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Cyclic Hydrocarbons ranks 321st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Cyclic hydrocarbons are used in the production of plastics, synthetic rubber, and other synthetic materials. They are also used as solvents in the manufacture of paints, varnishes, and other coatings.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Cyclic Hydrocarbons. 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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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): South Korea, $5.46B

Top Destination (2020): China, $12.1B

Cyclic Hydrocarbons are the world's 113th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Cyclic Hydrocarbons were South Korea ($5.46B), United States ($2.86B), India ($2.7B), Japan ($2.48B), and Saudi Arabia ($2.19B).

In 2020, the top importers of Cyclic Hydrocarbons were China ($12.1B), Chinese Taipei ($1.89B), United States ($1.85B), Belgium ($1.71B), and India ($1.34B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Brunei, $909M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Brunei, $58.2M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Cyclic Hydrocarbons grew the fastest in Brunei ($909M), Kazakhstan ($27.1M), Belarus ($22.1M), Ireland ($16.2M), and Iraq ($6.23M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Cyclic Hydrocarbons were Brunei ($58.2M), Singapore ($19.1M), Oman ($14.8M), El Salvador ($3.93M), and Kazakhstan ($3.58M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cyclic Hydrocarbons.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.32. This means that most of the exports of Cyclic Hydrocarbons are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): South Korea, $4.53B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): China, $11.7B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Cyclic Hydrocarbons. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Cyclic Hydrocarbons during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cyclic Hydrocarbons were South Korea ($4.53B), Japan ($2.3B), Saudi Arabia ($1.66B), India ($1.36B), and Singapore ($1.3B).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cyclic Hydrocarbons were China ($11.7B), Mexico ($1.21B), Belgium ($973M), Chinese Taipei ($622M), and Indonesia ($591M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Cyclic Hydrocarbons, disaggragated by their HS6 level were P-xylene ($12.4B), Styrene ($7.22B), Benzene ($4.75B), Toluene ($1.62B), and Cyclanes, cyclenes and cycloterpenes nes ($1.02B)

Country Comparison

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

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Cyclic Hydrocarbons was 3.21%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Cyclic Hydrocarbons were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Comoros (18.9%).

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 Cyclic Hydrocarbons to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.