HS Icon Hypochlorites

2828 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Hypochlorites. In 2020, Hypochlorites were the world's 975th most traded product, with a total trade of $658M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Hypochlorites grew by 2.33%, from $643M to $658M. Trade in Hypochlorites represent 0.0039% of total world trade.

Hypochlorites are a part of Inorganic chemicals. They include Hypochlorites nes, chlorites & hypobromites of metals and Commercial and other calcium hypochlorite.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Hypochlorites  were China ($155M), United States ($62.3M), Japan ($60.8M), Germany ($38M), and India ($32.5M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Hypochlorites were France ($40.8M), United States ($39.1M), Germany ($36.5M), Italy ($25.8M), and Vietnam ($21.2M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Hypochlorites was 5.12%, making it the 814th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Hypochlorites ranks 697th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Commercial calcium hypochlorite is used to disinfect water and swimming pools. Chlorites are used in the production of pesticides and herbicides. Hypobromites are used in the production of bromine.

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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): China, $155M

Top Destination (2020): France, $40.8M

Hypochlorites are the world's 975th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Hypochlorites were China ($155M), United States ($62.3M), Japan ($60.8M), Germany ($38M), and India ($32.5M).

In 2020, the top importers of Hypochlorites were France ($40.8M), United States ($39.1M), Germany ($36.5M), Italy ($25.8M), and Vietnam ($21.2M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Guatemala, $6.74M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Germany, $6.09M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Hypochlorites grew the fastest in Guatemala ($6.74M), Netherlands ($5.22M), Belgium ($4.5M), United Arab Emirates ($4.15M), and Germany ($3.77M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Hypochlorites were Germany ($6.09M), Honduras ($6.08M), Italy ($4.86M), France ($4.78M), and Canada ($4.02M).

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Market Concentration

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

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.39. This means that most of the exports of Hypochlorites are explained by 21 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $135M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Vietnam, $20.5M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Hypochlorites were China ($135M), Japan ($59M), India ($23.9M), United States ($23.2M), and Guatemala ($17.6M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Hypochlorites were Vietnam ($20.5M), France ($18.3M), Brazil ($16.6M), Russia ($15.5M), and Hong Kong ($13M).

Disaggregation

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In 2020, the world most traded Hypochlorites, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Hypochlorites nes, chlorites & hypobromites of... ($406M) and Commercial and other calcium hypochlorite ($252M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Hypochlorites.
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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.

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