Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Carbonates. In 2019, Carbonates were the world's 373rd most traded product, with a total trade of $8.19B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Carbonates decreased by -4.04%, from $8.53B to $8.19B. Trade in Carbonates represent 0.045% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Carbonates were United States ($1.75B), China ($988M), Turkey ($930M), Chile ($883M), and Germany ($568M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Carbonates were South Korea ($651M), Japan ($451M), China ($356M), Mexico ($354M), and India ($323M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Carbonates was 4.16%, making it the 964th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Carbonates are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (14.7%), Iran (13.4%), and Aruba (12%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking: Carbonates ranks 709th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Carbonates are used as a base in soap, detergents, and cleaning products. Peroxocarbonates are used in cleaning products, and ammonium carbonate is used in baking powder.