HS Icon Cleaning Products

3402 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cleaning Products. In 2019, Cleaning Products were the world's 98th most traded product, with a total trade of $36.3B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Cleaning Products decreased by -0.13%, from $36.3B to $36.3B. Trade in Cleaning Products represent 0.2% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Cleaning Products  were Germany ($4.53B), United States ($3.79B), Belgium ($2.39B), China ($2.36B), and France ($2.32B).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Cleaning Products were Germany ($2.82B), France ($1.9B), China ($1.79B), United States ($1.7B), and United Kingdom ($1.66B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Cleaning Products was 8.54%, making it the 504th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cleaning Products are Sudan (35%), Fiji (31.1%), Angola (30%), Cuba (29.1%), and Algeria (29.1%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), Maldives (0%), Singapore (0%), and Switzerland (0%).

Ranking Cleaning Products ranks 537th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Surface-active agents, also known as detergents, are used to clean surfaces and materials by emulsifying the dirt and removing it from the surface. They can be used for cleaning dishes, removing stains from clothes, and washing your hands.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Germany, $4.53B

Top Destination (2019): Germany, $2.82B

Cleaning Products are the world's 98th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Cleaning Products were Germany ($4.53B), United States ($3.79B), Belgium ($2.39B), China ($2.36B), and France ($2.32B).

In 2019, the top importers of Cleaning Products were Germany ($2.82B), France ($1.9B), China ($1.79B), United States ($1.7B), and United Kingdom ($1.66B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): China, $127M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): China, $112M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Cleaning Products grew the fastest in China ($127M), Italy ($118M), France ($103M), Japan ($95.3M), and Romania ($66.4M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Cleaning Products were China ($112M), Germany ($79.8M), Vietnam ($47.3M), Romania ($40.2M), and Spain ($35.9M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cleaning Products.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.94. This means that most of the exports of Cleaning Products are explained by 30 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): United States, $2.08B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Canada, $1.01B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cleaning Products were United States ($2.08B), Germany ($1.71B), Belgium ($994M), Italy ($882M), and Japan ($590M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cleaning Products were Canada ($1.01B), Russia ($359M), Hong Kong ($329M), Iraq ($268M), and Australia ($266M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Cleaning Products, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Washing and cleaning preparations, retail ($20.1B), Organic surfactant washing, cleaning preparations nes ($6.68B), Non-ionic surface active agents ($4.89B), Anionic surface-active agents ($3.04B), and Organic surface-active agents, nes ($980M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Cleaning Products was 8.54%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Cleaning Products were Sudan (35%), Fiji (31.1%), Angola (30%), Cuba (29.1%), and Algeria (29.1%).

Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

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.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Cleaning Products to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.