HS Icon Petroleum jelly

271210 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Petroleum jelly. In 2020, Petroleum jelly were the world's 3124th most traded product, with a total trade of $325M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Petroleum jelly decreased by -6.9%, from $349M to $325M. Trade in Petroleum jelly represent 0.0019% of total world trade.

Petroleum jelly are a part of Petroleum Jelly.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Petroleum jelly  were Germany ($64.9M), India ($62.6M), United States ($59M), Netherlands ($15.7M), and United Arab Emirates ($15.1M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Petroleum jelly were Nigeria ($35.2M), United States ($18.7M), Japan ($16.1M), Canada ($15.3M), and Netherlands ($13.8M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Petroleum jelly was 6.3%, making it the 3551st lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Petroleum jelly are Zimbabwe (36.6%), Cambodia (35%), Bermuda (25%), and Bangladesh (24.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Sri Lanka (0%), Maldives (0%), and Philippines (0%).

Ranking Petroleum jelly ranks 3189th 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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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Petroleum jelly. 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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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): Germany, $64.9M

Top Destination (2020): Nigeria, $35.2M

Petroleum jelly are the world's 3124th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Petroleum jelly were Germany ($64.9M), India ($62.6M), United States ($59M), Netherlands ($15.7M), and United Arab Emirates ($15.1M).

In 2020, the top importers of Petroleum jelly were Nigeria ($35.2M), United States ($18.7M), Japan ($16.1M), Canada ($15.3M), and Netherlands ($13.8M).

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Germany, $2.79M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Netherlands, $1.91M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Petroleum jelly grew the fastest in Germany ($2.79M), United States ($2.17M), Iraq ($1.97M), Hungary ($1.85M), and Japan ($520k).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Petroleum jelly were Netherlands ($1.91M), Mexico ($1.85M), United States ($1.8M), Dominican Republic ($1.1M), and Japan ($916k).

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Market Concentration

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

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.81. This means that most of the exports of Petroleum jelly are explained by 14 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): India, $60.3M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Nigeria, $35M

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 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Petroleum jelly were India ($60.3M), Germany ($57.5M), United States ($40.3M), Spain ($9.28M), and South Africa ($7.87M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Petroleum jelly were Nigeria ($35M), Japan ($13.7M), Poland ($12.5M), Cote d'Ivoire ($10M), and Mexico ($9.96M).

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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.