HS Icon Phosphinates and Phosphonates

2835 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Phosphinates and Phosphonates. In 2020, Phosphinates and Phosphonates were the world's 577th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.63B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Phosphinates and Phosphonates decreased by -1.6%, from $3.69B to $3.63B. Trade in Phosphinates and Phosphonates represent 0.022% of total world trade.

Phosphinates and Phosphonates are a part of Inorganic chemicals; organic and inorganic compounds of precious metals; of rare earth.... They include Sodium triphosphate, Calcium phosphates except hydrogen-orthophosphate, Polyphosphates of metals except sodium triphosphate, Calcium hydrogen-orthophosphate, Potassium phosphates, Phosphates of metals nes, Phosphinates and phosphonates, Mono- or di-sodium phosphates, Trisodium phosphate, and Triammonium phosphate, among others.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Phosphinates and Phosphonates  were China ($1B), Germany ($393M), United States ($247M), Russia ($206M), and Belgium ($178M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Phosphinates and Phosphonates were United States ($319M), Germany ($192M), Netherlands ($137M), Brazil ($117M), and India ($113M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Phosphinates and Phosphonates was 4.01%, making it the 1008th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Phosphinates and Phosphonates are Bahamas (40.4%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Comoros (18.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Phosphinates and Phosphonates ranks 558th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Phosphinates "hypophosphites" are used in the production of detergents, as a flame retardant and as a corrosion inhibitor. Phosphonates "phosphites" are used as a flame retardant and as a corrosion inhibitor. Phosphates are used in the production of detergents, as a flame retardant and as a corrosion inhibitor. Polyphosphates are used in the production of detergents, as a flame retardant and as a corrosion inhibitor.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): China, $1B

Top Destination (2020): United States, $319M

Phosphinates and Phosphonates are the world's 577th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Phosphinates and Phosphonates were China ($1B), Germany ($393M), United States ($247M), Russia ($206M), and Belgium ($178M).

In 2020, the top importers of Phosphinates and Phosphonates were United States ($319M), Germany ($192M), Netherlands ($137M), Brazil ($117M), and India ($113M).

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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): South Africa, $30.6M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): United States, $15.7M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Phosphinates and Phosphonates grew the fastest in South Africa ($30.6M), Japan ($14.9M), Spain ($14.7M), Turkey ($13.4M), and Hungary ($10.4M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Phosphinates and Phosphonates were United States ($15.7M), Lithuania ($15.3M), Egypt ($14.3M), Netherlands ($13.3M), and Hungary ($12.2M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Phosphinates and Phosphonates.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.3. This means that most of the exports of Phosphinates and Phosphonates are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $962M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Brazil, $96M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Phosphinates and Phosphonates. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Phosphinates and Phosphonates during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Phosphinates and Phosphonates were China ($962M), Germany ($201M), Russia ($150M), Tunisia ($107M), and Belgium ($92M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Phosphinates and Phosphonates were Brazil ($96M), India ($93.3M), United Kingdom ($88.8M), Indonesia ($83.3M), and Netherlands ($80.7M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Phosphinates and Phosphonates, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Calcium phosphates except hydrogen-orthophosphate ($1.18B), Polyphosphates of metals except sodium triphosphate ($749M), Sodium triphosphate ($448M), Calcium hydrogen-orthophosphate ($381M), and Potassium phosphates ($374M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Phosphinates and Phosphonates.
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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Phosphinates and Phosphonates was 4.01%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Phosphinates and Phosphonates were Bahamas (40.4%), Bermuda (25%), Cayman Islands (22%), and Comoros (18.9%).

Product Complexity

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Specialization

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.

Country by Relatedness

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