Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Ethers. In 2019, Ethers were the world's 264th most traded product, with a total trade of $13.4B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Ethers decreased by -13.7%, from $15.6B to $13.4B. Trade in Ethers represent 0.074% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Ethers  were United States ($2.8B), Saudi Arabia ($1.87B), Netherlands ($1.19B), Germany ($1.14B), and China ($1.05B).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Ethers were Japan ($1.36B), China ($1.24B), Netherlands ($939M), Singapore ($904M), and Mexico ($759M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Ethers was 3.94%, making it the 1006th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Ethers are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (14.7%), Algeria (13.3%), and Ethiopia (9.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Ethers ranks 521st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Ethers are typically used as solvents, while ether-alcohols are used in the production of pharmaceuticals. Ether-phenols are used in the production of dyes and synthetic resins. Ether-alcohol-phenols are used in the production of pesticides. Alcohol peroxides are used in the production of esters, ethers, and phenols. Ether peroxides are used in the production of esters, ethers, and phenols. Ketone peroxides are used in the production of esters, ethers, and phenols. Halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives are used in the production of pesticides.

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): United States, $2.8B

Top Destination (2019): Japan, $1.36B

Ethers are the world's 264th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Ethers were United States ($2.8B), Saudi Arabia ($1.87B), Netherlands ($1.19B), Germany ($1.14B), and China ($1.05B).

In 2019, the top importers of Ethers were Japan ($1.36B), China ($1.24B), Netherlands ($939M), Singapore ($904M), and Mexico ($759M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): United Arab Emirates, $148M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Malta, $170M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Ethers grew the fastest in United Arab Emirates ($148M), India ($117M), Malta ($52M), Russia ($36.1M), and China ($23M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Ethers were Malta ($170M), Greece ($51.2M), Egypt ($50.5M), Latvia ($42.7M), and Pakistan ($34.1M).

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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 Ethers.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.05. This means that most of the exports of Ethers are explained by 16 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): United States, $2.12B

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

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Ethers were United States ($2.12B), Saudi Arabia ($1.79B), Germany ($662M), India ($318M), and Russia ($295M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Ethers were Japan ($1.01B), Mexico ($754M), Singapore ($708M), Italy ($557M), and Malaysia ($297M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Ethers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Acyclic ethers nes, derivatives of acyclic... ($7.01B), Ether-alcohols nes, derivatives of ether-alcohols ($1.91B), Aromatic ethers, derivatives ($1.09B), Monobutyl ethers of ethylene and diethylene... ($1.01B), and 2,2'-oxydiethanol(diethylene glycol) ($990M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Ethers was 3.94%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Ethers were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (14.7%), Algeria (13.3%), and Ethiopia (9.9%).

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 Ethers to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.