Overview: In 2018, Starches were the world's 541st most traded product, with a total trade of $4.4B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Starches grew by 24.9%, from $3.53B to $4.4B. Trade in Starches represent 0.024% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Starches were Thailand ($1.38B), Germany ($382M), Netherlands ($326M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($246M), and China ($238M).
Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Starches were China ($953M), Indonesia ($396M), United States ($303M), Germany ($229M), and Chinese Taipei ($200M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Starches was 14.2%, been the 231 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Starches are South Korea (383%), Estonia (46.4%), Slovakia (36.4%), Czechia (36.4%), and Iran (36.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Maldives (0%), and Singapore (0%).
Ranking: Starches ranks 660th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).