Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Activated Carbon. In 2019, Activated Carbon were the world's 651st most traded product, with a total trade of $2.72B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Activated Carbon decreased by -3.78%, from $2.83B to $2.72B. Trade in Activated Carbon represent 0.015% of total world trade.
Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Activated Carbon were China ($527M), United States ($398M), India ($221M), Germany ($152M), and Belgium ($142M).
Imports In 2019 the top importers of Activated Carbon were United States ($238M), Germany ($210M), Japan ($175M), South Korea ($159M), and China ($151M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Activated Carbon was 4.14%, making it the 965th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Activated Carbon are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Zambia (13.6%), Algeria (13.3%), and Mauritania (13%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking Activated Carbon ranks 615th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Activated carbon is a material which can adsorb certain chemical substances from a gas, liquid, or solid phase. It is used in air purifiers and water filters to remove odors, chlorine, and other impurities. Activated natural mineral products are a type of activated carbon, made from minerals such as coal, wood, and coconut shells. Animal black is a type of activated carbon made from animal bones. It is used to remove color from sugar and in the textile industry.