Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Phosphoric Esters and Salts. In 2020, Phosphoric Esters and Salts were the world's 906th most traded product, with a total trade of $943M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Phosphoric Esters and Salts decreased by -2.24%, from $965M to $943M. Trade in Phosphoric Esters and Salts represent 0.0056% of total world trade.
Phosphoric Esters and Salts are a part of Organic chemicals. They include Phosphoric esters, their salts and derivatives.
Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Phosphoric Esters and Salts were China ($448M), Germany ($136M), Netherlands ($83.4M), Japan ($80.9M), and United States ($40.5M).
Imports In 2020 the top importers of Phosphoric Esters and Salts were United States ($103M), South Korea ($92.6M), Netherlands ($82.2M), Germany ($68.4M), and France ($39.1M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Phosphoric Esters and Salts was 4.03%, making it the 1004th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Phosphoric Esters and Salts are Bahamas (40.2%), 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 Phosphoric Esters and Salts ranks 18th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Phosphoric esters and their salts are used in a variety of applications, including as food additives, flame retardants, plasticizers, rust inhibitors, and water treatment agents. Phosphoric esters are found in many foods, including cheese, chocolate, and soda. Lactophosphates are used in the production of cheese. Halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives are used as flame retardants.