Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Phenols. In 2016, Phenols were the world's 4593rd most traded product, with a total trade of $7.38M. Between 2015 and 2016 the exports of Phenols grew by 16.5k%, from $44.6k to $7.38M. Trade in Phenols represent 0.000047% of total world trade.

Phenols are a part of Coal Tar Oil.

Exports In 2016 the top exporters of Phenols  were Philippines ($7.38M) and United States ($1.33k).

Imports In 2016 the top importers of Phenols were South Korea ($7.38M), Vietnam ($1.8k), and Philippines ($1.33k).

Ranking Phenols ranks 3221st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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* Trade values are converted to USD using each month's exchange rate. For December 2023 data, the exchange rate from December 30, 2023 is used.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2016)Philippines$7.38M
Top Destination (2016)South Korea$7.38M

In 2016 Phenols were the world's 4593rd most traded product (out of 4,869).

In 2016, the top exporters of Phenols were Philippines ($7.38M) and United States ($1.33k).

In 2016, the top importers of Phenols were South Korea ($7.38M), Vietnam ($1.8k), and Philippines ($1.33k).

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Exporters of Phenols (2016)
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Importers of Phenols (2016)
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Market Dynamics


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Exporters of Phenols (2015 - 2016)

Importers of Phenols (2015 - 2016)

Market Concentration


This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Phenols.

In 2016, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 0.0025. This means that most of the exports of Phenols are explained by 1 countries.

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Value of Exports in Phenols

Net Trade

This map shows which countries export or import more of Phenols. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Phenols during 2016.

Net Trade (2016)

Country Comparison


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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Phenols by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

Diversification Frontier


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 (2016)

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