HS Icon Halogenated Hydrocarbons

2903 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Halogenated Hydrocarbons. In 2020, Halogenated Hydrocarbons were the world's 320th most traded product, with a total trade of $9.78B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Halogenated Hydrocarbons decreased by -11.3%, from $11B to $9.78B. Trade in Halogenated Hydrocarbons represent 0.058% of total world trade.

Halogenated Hydrocarbons are a part of Organic chemicals. They include Vinyl chloride (chloroethylene), Fluor-/brom-/iodin-ated derivs of acyclic hydrocarbon, 1,2-dichloroethane(ethylene dichloride), Multi-halogen derivatives of acyclic hydrocarbons, Halogenated derivatives of aromatic hydrocarbons, nes, Dichloromethane (methylene chloride), Halogenated cyclanic/cyclenic/cycloterpen hydrocarbon, Chlorobenzene, o-dichlorobenzene and p-dichlorobenzen, Tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene), and Chloroform (trichloromethane), among others.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Halogenated Hydrocarbons  were United States ($2.31B), China ($1.8B), Japan ($1B), Germany ($733M), and Belgium ($545M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Halogenated Hydrocarbons were China ($926M), India ($800M), Netherlands ($679M), United States ($580M), and Mexico ($555M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Halogenated Hydrocarbons was 4.83%, making it the 857th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Halogenated Hydrocarbons are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), and Fiji (24.6%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), Tanzania (0%), and Uganda (0%).

Ranking Halogenated Hydrocarbons ranks 206th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons are used in a variety of applications, including as a refrigerant and as an aerosol propellant.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Halogenated 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): United States, $2.31B

Top Destination (2020): China, $926M

Halogenated Hydrocarbons are the world's 320th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Halogenated Hydrocarbons were United States ($2.31B), China ($1.8B), Japan ($1B), Germany ($733M), and Belgium ($545M).

In 2020, the top importers of Halogenated Hydrocarbons were China ($926M), India ($800M), Netherlands ($679M), United States ($580M), and Mexico ($555M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): South Korea, $45.5M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Egypt, $8.15M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Halogenated Hydrocarbons grew the fastest in South Korea ($45.5M), Russia ($20.7M), Saudi Arabia ($7.27M), Hong Kong ($5.93M), and Norway ($4.28M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Halogenated Hydrocarbons were Egypt ($8.15M), Argentina ($7.8M), Portugal ($4.79M), Zambia ($4.38M), and Oman ($2.79M).

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Market Concentration

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

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.71. This means that most of the exports of Halogenated Hydrocarbons are explained by 13 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): United States, $1.73B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): India, $558M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Halogenated Hydrocarbons were United States ($1.73B), China ($878M), Japan ($525M), Belgium ($330M), and Qatar ($252M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Halogenated Hydrocarbons were India ($558M), Mexico ($544M), Colombia ($280M), Vietnam ($274M), and Canada ($225M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Halogenated Hydrocarbons, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Fluor-/brom-/iodin-ated derivs of acyclic hydrocarbon ($2.96B), Vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) ($2.89B), 1,2-dichloroethane(ethylene dichloride) ($1.2B), Halogenated derivatives of aromatic hydrocarbons, nes ($1.02B), and Multi-halogen derivatives of acyclic hydrocarbons ($625M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Halogenated Hydrocarbons.
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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Halogenated Hydrocarbons was 4.83%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Halogenated Hydrocarbons were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), and Fiji (24.6%).

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