Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Hormones. In 2020, Hormones were the world's 186th most traded product, with a total trade of $19B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Hormones grew by 5.8%, from $18B to $19B. Trade in Hormones represent 0.11% of total world trade.
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Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Hormones were N/A.
Imports In 2020 the top importers of Hormones were United States ($4.43B), France ($3.1B), Austria ($2.59B), Italy ($1.81B), and China ($1.1B).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Hormones was 2.64%, making it the 1181st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Hormones are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (20.2%), and Comoros (18.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mozambique (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).
Ranking Hormones ranks 328th 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.