250100 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water. In 2021, Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water were the world's 894th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.93B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water grew by 19.8%, from $3.28B to $3.93B. Trade in Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water represent 0.019% of total world trade.

Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water are a part of Salt.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water  were Australia ($435M), Netherlands ($364M), Germany ($329M), Canada ($245M), and Mexico ($230M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water were United States ($617M), Japan ($274M), Germany ($242M), China ($217M), and South Korea ($182M).

Ranking Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water ranks 4001st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Salt is a mineral, and is used to flavor food, preserve food, and add minerals to the body. It is important to add salt to a diet without enough sodium, because it helps to regulate body fluids.

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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)Australia$435M
Top Destination (2021)United States$617M

In 2021 Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water were the world's 894th most traded product (out of 4,641).

In 2021, the top exporters of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water were Australia ($435M), Netherlands ($364M), Germany ($329M), Canada ($245M), and Mexico ($230M).

In 2021, the top importers of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water were United States ($617M), Japan ($274M), Germany ($242M), China ($217M), and South Korea ($182M).

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Exporters of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Australia$151M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)South Korea$73M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water grew the fastest in Australia ($151M), Spain ($84.3M), Germany ($84.1M), Netherlands ($75.8M), and China ($68.8M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water were South Korea ($73M), Germany ($69.6M), China ($67.6M), United States ($56M), and Chinese Taipei ($42.2M).

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Exporters of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.93. This means that most of the exports of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water are explained by 30 countries.

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Value of Exports in Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Australia$414M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$422M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water were Australia ($414M), Netherlands ($296M), India ($214M), Mexico ($208M), and Spain ($174M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water were United States ($422M), Japan ($269M), South Korea ($170M), Chinese Taipei ($99.5M), and Indonesia ($90.9M).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt water by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

Diversification Frontier

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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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