Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Antibiotics. In 2019, Antibiotics were the world's 281st most traded product, with a total trade of $12.2B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Antibiotics decreased by -0.021%, from $12.2B to $12.2B. Trade in Antibiotics represent 0.067% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Antibiotics were China ($3.86B), Switzerland ($1.66B), Italy ($974M), India ($904M), and Belgium ($628M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Antibiotics were Italy ($1.46B), India ($1.24B), Germany ($1.21B), United States ($733M), and China ($628M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Antibiotics was 2.55%, making it the 1178th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Antibiotics are Bahamas (40.2%), Iran (25.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (14.7%), and Algeria (12.2%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Madagascar (0%), Mozambique (0%), and Mauritania (0%).
Ranking: Antibiotics ranks 207th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections, which are caused by bacteria. Antibiotics can also be used to treat some fungal infections.