Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Cellulose. In 2019, Cellulose were the world's 458th most traded product, with a total trade of $5.86B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Cellulose decreased by -2.38%, from $6B to $5.86B. Trade in Cellulose represent 0.032% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Cellulose were United States ($1.26B), Germany ($1.04B), China ($603M), Belgium ($412M), and South Korea ($297M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Cellulose were China ($480M), India ($411M), United States ($411M), Belgium ($332M), and Germany ($300M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Cellulose was 4.48%, making it the 915th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cellulose are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Pakistan (12%), and Aruba (12%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking: Cellulose ranks 106th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Cellulose is the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. It is a long chain of glucose molecules that are bonded together by beta-1,4-glycosidic bonds. Cellulose can be broken down into glucose to be used as an energy source or it can be used to create a variety of other chemicals. Cellulose derivatives are used in textile production, paper production, and plastics production.