HS Icon Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye

152010 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye. In 2019, Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye were the world's 2797th most traded product, with a total trade of $485M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye decreased by -37.1%, from $771M to $485M. Trade in Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye represent 0.0027% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye  were Indonesia ($131M), Brazil ($50.7M), Spain ($36.7M), Germany ($34.4M), and France ($31.2M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye were China ($221M), Germany ($43.2M), Netherlands ($33.2M), Denmark ($21.3M), and Malaysia ($18.7M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye was 1.38%, making it the 6326th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

Ranking: Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye ranks 2485th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Indonesia, $131M

Top Destination (2019): China, $221M

Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye are the world's 2797th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye were Indonesia ($131M), Brazil ($50.7M), Spain ($36.7M), Germany ($34.4M), and France ($31.2M).

In 2019, the top importers of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye were China ($221M), Germany ($43.2M), Netherlands ($33.2M), Denmark ($21.3M), and Malaysia ($18.7M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Bulgaria, $1.41M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Denmark, $6.12M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye grew the fastest in Bulgaria ($1.41M), Sweden ($882k), India ($539k), Italy ($430k), and Croatia ($405k).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye were Denmark ($6.12M), Hong Kong ($1.2M), Switzerland ($1M), Pakistan ($880k), and Canada ($766k).

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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 Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.07. This means that most of the exports of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye are explained by 16 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Indonesia, $130M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): China, $220M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye were Indonesia ($130M), Brazil ($50.6M), Spain ($33.3M), France ($28.6M), and Argentina ($16.2M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye were China ($220M), Denmark ($20M), Netherlands ($13M), Italy ($11.7M), and Russia ($11.6M).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye was 1.38%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Glycerol (glycerine), crude and glycerol waters & lye were Austria (5.54%), Sweden (0%), and Finland (0%).

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.