Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Chlorides. In 2019, Chlorides were the world's 639th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.93B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Chlorides grew by 3.94%, from $2.82B to $2.93B. Trade in Chlorides represent 0.016% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Chlorides were China ($664M), United States ($273M), Germany ($233M), India ($215M), and Israel ($211M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Chlorides were United States ($360M), Japan ($211M), Germany ($156M), China ($125M), and France ($122M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Chlorides was 4.2%, making it the 954th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Chlorides are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (14.7%), Romania (13.1%), and Algeria (12.2%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking: Chlorides ranks 474th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Chlorides, chloride oxides and chloride hydroxides are used in the production of plastics, dyes, detergents, herbicides, pesticides, and refrigerants. Bromides and bromide oxides are used in the production of high-density polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride. Iodides and iodide oxides are used in the production of polyvinylidene chloride.