Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Halides. In 2020, Halides were the world's 946th most traded product, with a total trade of $772M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Halides grew by 4.69%, from $737M to $772M. Trade in Halides represent 0.0046% of total world trade.

Halides are a part of Inorganic chemicals; organic and inorganic compounds of precious metals; of rare earth.... They include Halides & halide oxides of non-metals (not chlorides)and Chlorides and chloride oxides of non-metals.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Halides  were South Korea ($202M), Japan ($138M), Germany ($113M), China ($109M), and United States ($90.6M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Halides were Chinese Taipei ($204M), South Korea ($91.1M), China ($88.1M), Japan ($64.7M), and United States ($50.9M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Halides was 3.95%, making it the 1018th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Halides are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (22.2%), 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 Halides ranks 25th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Halides are often used as chemical reagents, such as in the production of hydrochloric acid. Halide oxides are often used in the production of chlorine gas.

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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 (2020): South Korea, $202M

Top Destination (2020): Chinese Taipei, $204M

Halides are the world's 946th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Halides were South Korea ($202M), Japan ($138M), Germany ($113M), China ($109M), and United States ($90.6M).

In 2020, the top importers of Halides were Chinese Taipei ($204M), South Korea ($91.1M), China ($88.1M), Japan ($64.7M), and United States ($50.9M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): United States, $15.9M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Chinese Taipei, $16.5M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Halides grew the fastest in United States ($15.9M), South Korea ($9.42M), China ($6.18M), Japan ($6.18M), and Chinese Taipei ($5.11M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Halides were Chinese Taipei ($16.5M), China ($13.4M), Switzerland ($8.04M), Belgium ($6.6M), and Japan ($6.31M).

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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 Halides.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.18. This means that most of the exports of Halides are explained by 9 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): South Korea, $111M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Chinese Taipei, $189M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Halides were South Korea ($111M), Germany ($97.5M), Japan ($73.2M), United States ($39.7M), and China ($20.4M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Halides were Chinese Taipei ($189M), Singapore ($40.2M), United Kingdom ($28.4M), Spain ($18.2M), and Belgium ($11.6M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Halides, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Halides & halide oxides of non-metals... ($536M)and Chlorides and chloride oxides of non-metals ($236M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Halides.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Halides 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 Halides was 3.95%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Halides were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (22.2%), 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 Halides to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.