Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Ethers. In 2020, Ethers were the world's 306th most traded product, with a total trade of $10.3B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Ethers decreased by -21.9%, from $13.2B to $10.3B. Trade in Ethers represent 0.062% of total world trade.
Ethers are a part of Organic chemicals. They include Acyclic ethers nes, derivatives of acyclic ethers, Ether-alcohols nes, derivatives of ether-alcohols, Monobutyl ethers of ethylene and diethylene glycol, Aromatic ethers, derivatives, 2,2'-oxydiethanol(diethylene glycol), Alcohol, ether, ketone peroxides, derivatives, Monoalkyl ethers of ethylene, diethylene glycol, nes, Ether-phenols, ether-alcohol-phenols and derivatives, Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic ethers and derivs, and Diethyl ether, among others.
Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Ethers were United States ($2.15B), Saudi Arabia ($1.44B), Germany ($1.02B), China ($942M), and Netherlands ($924M).
Imports In 2020 the top importers of Ethers were China ($1.21B), Japan ($1.18B), Singapore ($648M), United States ($608M), and Netherlands ($585M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Ethers was 4.01%, making it the 1009th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Ethers 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 Ethers ranks 557th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Ethers are typically used as solvents, while ether-alcohols are used in the production of pharmaceuticals. Ether-phenols are used in the production of dyes and synthetic resins. Ether-alcohol-phenols are used in the production of pesticides. Alcohol peroxides are used in the production of esters, ethers, and phenols. Ether peroxides are used in the production of esters, ethers, and phenols. Ketone peroxides are used in the production of esters, ethers, and phenols. Halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives are used in the production of pesticides.