Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Hormones. In 2021, Hormones were the world's 211th most traded product, with a total trade of $20B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Hormones grew by 5.02%, from $19B to $20B. Trade in Hormones represent 0.00095% of total world trade.
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Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Hormones were Ireland ($5.99B), Switzerland ($3.38B), United States ($2.34B), Denmark ($1.79B), and Belgium ($1.71B).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Hormones were United States ($5.15B), Austria ($3.16B), Italy ($2.05B), France ($1.8B), and China ($1.55B).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Hormones was 2.64%, making it the 1181st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Hormones ranks 329th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Hormones are chemical messengers used to regulate various functions in the body. Prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and leukotrienes are all made from arachidonic acid. Natural prostaglandins are derived from arachidonic acid and are used as hormones in the body. Synthetic prostaglandins are also used as hormones in the body. Derivatives and structural analogues of prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and leukotrienes are also used as hormones in the body.