Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Dextrins. In 2019, Dextrins were the world's 572nd most traded product, with a total trade of $3.8B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Dextrins grew by 0.58%, from $3.77B to $3.8B. Trade in Dextrins represent 0.021% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Dextrins were Thailand ($782M), Netherlands ($508M), Germany ($424M), United States ($409M), and France ($383M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Dextrins were China ($377M), Japan ($357M), Germany ($351M), United States ($160M), and United Kingdom ($151M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Dextrins was 15%, making it the 201st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Dextrins are South Korea (252%), Norway (249%), Romania (66.6%), Bahamas (41%), and Slovakia (40%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), and Switzerland (0%).
Ranking: Dextrins ranks 389th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Dextrins are used in the food industry as a thickener, stabilizer, emulsifier, and extender. They are also used as a raw material for other food additives, such as pectin. Modified starches are used in the food industry as a thickener, stabilizer, and emulsifier. They are also used as a raw material for other food additives, such as pectin. Glues based on starches, dextrins or other modified starches are used in the manufacture of paper products and cardboard boxes.