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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Petroleum jelly. In 2021, Petroleum jelly were the world's 3062nd most traded product, with a total trade of $414M. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Petroleum jelly grew by 22%, from $339M to $414M. Trade in Petroleum jelly represent 0.002% of total world trade.

Petroleum jelly are a part of Petroleum Jelly.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Petroleum jelly  were Germany ($78M), India ($71M), United States ($64.3M), Netherlands ($22.3M), and United Arab Emirates ($20.2M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Petroleum jelly were Nigeria ($44.6M), Poland ($18.3M), United States ($18.1M), United Arab Emirates ($17.8M), and Japan ($16.8M).

Ranking Petroleum jelly ranks 3766th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Petroleum jelly is a skin protectant that is applied topically to relieve dry skin, chapped lips, or minor skin irritation. It can also be used to make skin smoother and to help healing.

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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)Germany$78M
Top Destination (2021)Nigeria$44.6M

In 2021 Petroleum jelly were the world's 3062nd most traded product (out of 4,641).

In 2021, the top exporters of Petroleum jelly were Germany ($78M), India ($71M), United States ($64.3M), Netherlands ($22.3M), and United Arab Emirates ($20.2M).

In 2021, the top importers of Petroleum jelly were Nigeria ($44.6M), Poland ($18.3M), United States ($18.1M), United Arab Emirates ($17.8M), and Japan ($16.8M).

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Exporters of Petroleum jelly (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Germany$13M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Nigeria$9.49M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Petroleum jelly grew the fastest in Germany ($13M), Iraq ($8.92M), India ($8.16M), Spain ($6.6M), and Russia ($6.59M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Petroleum jelly were Nigeria ($9.49M), United Arab Emirates ($6.39M), Poland ($5.28M), Germany ($4.2M), and Australia ($3.35M).

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Exporters of Petroleum jelly (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Petroleum jelly (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Petroleum jelly.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.94. This means that most of the exports of Petroleum jelly are explained by 15 countries.

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Value of Exports in Petroleum jelly

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)India$67.6M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Nigeria$44.5M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Petroleum jelly were India ($67.6M), Germany ($66.3M), United States ($46.2M), Tanzania ($16.8M), and Spain ($15.8M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Petroleum jelly were Nigeria ($44.5M), Poland ($17.6M), Japan ($14.3M), Cote d'Ivoire ($12.4M), and Mexico ($9.92M).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Petroleum jelly 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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