HS Icon Ammonia

2814 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2019): $6.86B, Rnk 420 / 1217

Top Exporter (2019): $1.78B, Saudi Arabia

Top Importer (2019): $1.27B, India

Product Complexity (2019): -1.4, Rnk 866 / 961

Export Growth (CAGR)(2018 - 2019): -7.21%, Rnk 859 / 1217

Mean Tariff (2018): 4.67%, Rnk 881 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2019): 0.038%, Rnk 420 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Ammonia. In 2019, Ammonia were the world's 420th most traded product, with a total trade of $6.86B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Ammonia decreased by -7.21%, from  $7.39B to $6.86B. Trade in Ammonia represent 0.038% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Ammonia  were Saudi Arabia ($1.78B), Russia ($1.21B), Trinidad and Tobago ($1B), Indonesia ($472M), and Canada ($379M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Ammonia were India ($1.27B), United States ($759M), South Korea ($434M), Brazil ($365M), and China ($322M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Ammonia was 4.67%, making it the 881st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Ammonia are Bahamas (41%), Bermuda (25%), Romania (16.6%), Bulgaria (14.4%), and Tajikistan (13.1%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Ammonia ranks 866th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Ammonia is a colorless gas with a characteristic pungent odor. It is used as a refrigerant, an oxidizing agent, a reducing agent, and as a general cleaning agent. Anhydrous ammonia is an important industrial chemical that is used in the production of fertilizers, nitric acid, and synthetic fibers. Ammonia is also used in the production of plastics, rubber, and explosives. In aqueous solution, ammonia is used as a cleaning agent and as a water softener.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Saudi Arabia, $1.78B

Top Destination (2019): India, $1.27B

Ammonia are the world's 420th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Ammonia were Saudi Arabia ($1.78B), Russia ($1.21B), Trinidad and Tobago ($1B), Indonesia ($472M), and Canada ($379M).

In 2019, the top importers of Ammonia were India ($1.27B), United States ($759M), South Korea ($434M), Brazil ($365M), and China ($322M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Saudi Arabia, $144M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Brazil, $105M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Ammonia grew the fastest in Saudi Arabia ($144M), Ukraine ($38.5M), United Arab Emirates ($31.5M), Turkey ($22.8M), and Indonesia ($19.7M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Ammonia were Brazil ($105M), Bulgaria ($74M), Estonia ($70.7M), Kenya ($50.3M), and Turkey ($49.6M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Ammonia.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.66. This means that most of the exports of Ammonia are explained by 12 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Saudi Arabia, $1.78B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): India, $1.27B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Ammonia. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Ammonia during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Ammonia were Saudi Arabia ($1.78B), Russia ($1.21B), Trinidad and Tobago ($1B), Indonesia ($468M), and Canada ($378M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Ammonia were India ($1.27B), United States ($632M), South Korea ($418M), Brazil ($365M), and China ($317M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Ammonia, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Anhydrous ammonia ($6.41B) and Ammonia in aqueous solution ($452M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Ammonia was 4.67%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Ammonia were Bahamas (41%), Bermuda (25%), Romania (16.6%), Bulgaria (14.4%), and Tajikistan (13.1%).

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Product Complexity

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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.