Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Silicates. In 2020, Silicates were the world's 974th most traded product, with a total trade of $661M. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Silicates decreased by -4.6%, from $693M to $661M. Trade in Silicates represent 0.0039% of total world trade.
Silicates are a part of Inorganic chemicals; organic and inorganic compounds of precious metals; of rare earth.... They include Silicates of sodium other than metasilicates, Commercial alkali metal silicates, silicates nes, Sodium metasilicates, and Potassium silicates.
Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Silicates were China ($125M), United States ($58.2M), Netherlands ($51.8M), Poland ($43.8M), and Germany ($42.2M).
Imports In 2020 the top importers of Silicates were United States ($46.1M), Germany ($42M), South Korea ($33.2M), Netherlands ($31.6M), and Japan ($27.1M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Silicates was 4.79%, making it the 863rd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Silicates 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 Silicates ranks 707th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Silicates are used in many different industries. They are used in the glass industry, where they are used to make glass. They are also used in the construction industry, where they are used to make cement. Silicates are also used in the paint industry, where they are used to make paint.