HS Icon Chlorides

2827 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $2.93B, Rnk 639 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $664M | $360M, China | United States

2019
Product Complexity
: 0.16, Rnk 474 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: 3.94%, Rnk 201 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 4.2%, Rnk 954 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.016%, Rnk 639 / 1217

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.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $664M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $360M

Chlorides are the world's 639th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Chlorides were China ($664M), United States ($273M), Germany ($233M), India ($215M), and Israel ($211M).

In 2019, the top importers of Chlorides were United States ($360M), Japan ($211M), Germany ($156M), China ($125M), and France ($122M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): United States, $42.7M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Saudi Arabia, $42.8M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Chlorides grew the fastest in United States ($42.7M), Israel ($39.2M), Guyana ($26.5M), Jordan ($20.6M), and Djibouti ($18.9M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Chlorides were Saudi Arabia ($42.8M), Guyana ($35.3M), Trinidad and Tobago ($29.3M), United Arab Emirates ($25.5M), and Norway ($24.8M).

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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 Chlorides.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.4. This means that most of the exports of Chlorides are explained by 21 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $540M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Japan, $101M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Chlorides were China ($540M), Israel ($203M), India ($160M), Jordan ($89.4M), and Germany ($76.3M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Chlorides were Japan ($101M), United Arab Emirates ($96.5M), Saudi Arabia ($93.7M), United States ($87.6M), and South Korea ($81.2M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Chlorides, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Chlorides of metals nes ($633M), Calcium chloride ($485M), Bromides and bromide oxides of non-alkali... ($343M), Chloride oxides, hydroxides of metals except... ($292M), and Bromides of sodium and potassium ($288M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Chlorides was 4.2%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Chlorides were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (14.7%), Romania (13.1%), and Algeria (12.2%).

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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.