Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Nitrile Compounds. In 2020, Nitrile Compounds were the world's 464th most traded product, with a total trade of $5.15B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Nitrile Compounds decreased by -13.3%, from $5.94B to $5.15B. Trade in Nitrile Compounds represent 0.031% 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 2020 the top exporters of Nitrile Compounds were China ($1.15B), United States ($1.07B), Germany ($468M), Netherlands ($399M), and South Korea ($275M).
Imports In 2020 the top importers of Nitrile Compounds were China ($592M), South Korea ($564M), India ($516M), United States ($319M), and Turkey ($299M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Nitrile Compounds was 3.81%, making it the 1055th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Nitrile Compounds are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Comoros (18.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Egypt (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).
Ranking Nitrile Compounds ranks 184th 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.