Nitrile-function compounds

2926 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Nitrile Compounds. In 2021, Nitrile Compounds were the world's 455th most traded product, with a total trade of $6.92B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Nitrile Compounds grew by 34.7%, from $5.14B to $6.92B. Trade in Nitrile Compounds represent 0.033% of total world trade.

Nitrile Compounds are a part of Organic chemicals. They include Acrylonitrile, Nitrile-function compounds, nes, and 1-cyanoguanidine (dicyandiamide).

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Nitrile Compounds  were China ($1.67B), United States ($1.21B), Germany ($615M), Netherlands ($550M), and South Korea ($543M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Nitrile Compounds were South Korea ($793M), India ($754M), China ($665M), Turkey ($488M), and Netherlands ($475M).

Ranking Nitrile Compounds ranks 153rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Nitrile-function compounds are used in many ways. They are often used as plasticizers, or substances that make plastics more flexible. They are also used as lubricants, or substances that reduce friction. Nitrile-function compounds are also used in the production of tires and synthetic rubber.

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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)China$1.67B
Top Destination (2021)South Korea$793M

In 2021 Nitrile Compounds were the world's 455th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Nitrile Compounds were China ($1.67B), United States ($1.21B), Germany ($615M), Netherlands ($550M), and South Korea ($543M).

In 2021, the top importers of Nitrile Compounds were South Korea ($793M), India ($754M), China ($665M), Turkey ($488M), and Netherlands ($475M).

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Exporters of Nitrile Compounds (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$519M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)India$238M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Nitrile Compounds grew the fastest in China ($519M), South Korea ($268M), Chinese Taipei ($162M), Netherlands ($151M), and Germany ($148M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Nitrile Compounds were India ($238M), South Korea ($229M), Netherlands ($191M), Turkey ($189M), and Malaysia ($104M).

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Exporters of Nitrile Compounds (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Nitrile Compounds (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Nitrile Compounds.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.56. This means that most of the exports of Nitrile Compounds are explained by 11 countries.

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Value of Exports in Nitrile Compounds

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)China$1.01B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)India$487M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Nitrile Compounds were China ($1.01B), United States ($800M), Germany ($390M), Russia ($230M), and Chinese Taipei ($225M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Nitrile Compounds were India ($487M), Turkey ($486M), Italy ($321M), South Korea ($250M), and Mexico ($197M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Nitrile Compounds, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Acrylonitrile ($3.4B), Nitrile-function compounds, nes ($3.25B), and 1-cyanoguanidine (dicyandiamide) ($267M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Nitrile Compounds (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Nitrile Compounds.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Nitrile Compounds 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)

Country by Relatedness

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

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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