Glycerol, crude; glycerol waters and glycerol lyes

1520 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Glycerol. In 2021, Glycerol were the world's 652nd most traded product, with a total trade of $3.11B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Glycerol grew by 68.4%, from $1.84B to $3.11B. Trade in Glycerol represent 0.015% of total world trade.

Glycerol are a part of Animal or vegetable fats, oils, & waxes. They include Glycerol (glycerine), nes including synthetic glycero and Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Glycerol  were Indonesia ($967M), Malaysia ($415M), Germany ($345M), Brazil ($286M), and Netherlands ($217M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Glycerol were China ($1.01B), United States ($179M), Netherlands ($170M), India ($139M), and Germany ($120M).

Ranking Glycerol ranks 654th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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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)Indonesia$967M
Top Destination (2021)China$1.01B

In 2021 Glycerol were the world's 652nd most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Glycerol were Indonesia ($967M), Malaysia ($415M), Germany ($345M), Brazil ($286M), and Netherlands ($217M).

In 2021, the top importers of Glycerol were China ($1.01B), United States ($179M), Netherlands ($170M), India ($139M), and Germany ($120M).

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Exporters of Glycerol (2021)
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Importers of Glycerol (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Indonesia$506M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)China$587M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Glycerol grew the fastest in Indonesia ($506M), Malaysia ($171M), Brazil ($155M), Germany ($75.1M), and Netherlands ($54.1M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Glycerol were China ($587M), India ($84.3M), United States ($60.1M), Netherlands ($54.6M), and Thailand ($47.9M).

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Exporters of Glycerol (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Glycerol (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Glycerol.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.72. This means that most of the exports of Glycerol are explained by 13 countries.

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Value of Exports in Glycerol

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Indonesia$963M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)China$991M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Glycerol were Indonesia ($963M), Malaysia ($350M), Brazil ($280M), Germany ($225M), and Argentina ($74.3M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Glycerol were China ($991M), India ($121M), United States ($98.4M), Japan ($88.9M), and Russia ($60.1M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Glycerol, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Glycerol (glycerine), nes including synthetic glycero ($1.98B) and Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters... ($1.12B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Glycerol (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Glycerol.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Glycerol 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)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Glycerol to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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