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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Natural gas in gaseous state. In 2021, Natural gas in gaseous state were the world's 13th most traded product, with a total trade of $173B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Natural gas in gaseous state grew by 140%, from $72B to $173B. Trade in Natural gas in gaseous state represent 0.82% of total world trade.

Natural gas in gaseous state are a part of Petroleum Gas.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Natural gas in gaseous state  were Norway ($54.8B), Russia ($26.2B), United States ($13.2B), Belgium ($12.6B), and Canada ($10.4B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Natural gas in gaseous state were Germany ($26.1B), Italy ($23.6B), United Kingdom ($18.1B), Belgium ($15.4B), and France ($14.4B).

Ranking Natural gas in gaseous state ranks 4386th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Natural gas is mainly used for heating and cooking. It is also used for generating electricity and by the chemical industry.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Natural gas in gaseous state. 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

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)Norway$54.8B
Top Destination (2021)Germany$26.1B

In 2021 Natural gas in gaseous state were the world's 13th most traded product (out of 4,641).

In 2021, the top exporters of Natural gas in gaseous state were Norway ($54.8B), Russia ($26.2B), United States ($13.2B), Belgium ($12.6B), and Canada ($10.4B).

In 2021, the top importers of Natural gas in gaseous state were Germany ($26.1B), Italy ($23.6B), United Kingdom ($18.1B), Belgium ($15.4B), and France ($14.4B).

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Exporters of Natural gas in gaseous state (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Norway$41.7B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Germany$20.5B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Natural gas in gaseous state grew the fastest in Norway ($41.7B), Russia ($14.2B), Belgium ($9.68B), United States ($7.67B), and Netherlands ($6.2B).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Natural gas in gaseous state were Germany ($20.5B), Italy ($14.7B), United Kingdom ($14.7B), Belgium ($12.2B), and France ($9.98B).

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Exporters of Natural gas in gaseous state (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Natural gas in gaseous state (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Natural gas in gaseous state.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.59. This means that most of the exports of Natural gas in gaseous state are explained by 12 countries.

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Value of Exports in Natural gas in gaseous state

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Norway$54.8B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Italy$23.3B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Natural gas in gaseous state. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Natural gas in gaseous state during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Natural gas in gaseous state were Norway ($54.8B), Russia ($26.1B), Canada ($8.27B), Algeria ($7.27B), and Azerbaijan ($5.69B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Natural gas in gaseous state were Italy ($23.3B), Germany ($21.8B), United Kingdom ($14.5B), France ($11.6B), and Mexico ($11B).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Natural gas in gaseous state.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Natural gas in gaseous state in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Natural gas in gaseous state by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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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.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

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