Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Inorganic Salts. In 2020, Inorganic Salts were the world's 537th most traded product, with a total trade of $4.1B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Inorganic Salts decreased by -22.6%, from $5.29B to $4.1B. Trade in Inorganic Salts represent 0.024% of total world trade.
Inorganic Salts are a part of Inorganic chemicals; organic and inorganic compounds of precious metals; of rare earth.... They include Metal bases, oxides, hydroxides, peroxides, nes, Antimony oxides, Molybdenum oxides and hydroxides, Vanadium oxides and hydroxides, Germanium oxides and zirconium dioxide, Copper oxides and hydroxides, Lithium oxide and hydroxide, Hydrazine and hydroxylamine, inorganic salts, and Nickel oxides and hydroxides.
Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Inorganic Salts were China ($1.2B), United States ($460M), Chile ($242M), Netherlands ($202M), and Germany ($201M).
Imports In 2020 the top importers of Inorganic Salts were South Korea ($642M), Japan ($598M), United States ($371M), China ($305M), and Netherlands ($226M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Inorganic Salts was 3.65%, making it the 1075th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Inorganic Salts are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), 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 Inorganic Salts ranks 664th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Hydrazine and hydroxylamine are used as rocket fuel. Inorganic bases are used in the production of glass, as a corrosion inhibitor, and in the production of ammonia. Metal oxides are used in the production of iron and steel, in the production of silicon, and in the production of cement. Hydroxides are used in the production of soaps and detergents, and in the production of aluminum. Peroxides are used in the production of plastics.