HS Icon Halides

2812 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $743M, Rnk 964 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $193M | $187M, South Korea | Chinese Taipei

2019
Product Complexity
: 1.66, Rnk 24 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -4.96%, Rnk 739 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 3.99%, Rnk 994 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.0041%, Rnk 964 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Halides. In 2019, Halides were the world's 964th most traded product, with a total trade of $743M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Halides decreased by -4.96%, from  $782M to $743M. Trade in Halides represent 0.0041% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Halides  were South Korea ($193M), Japan ($132M), Germany ($126M), China ($102M), and United States ($79.2M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Halides were Chinese Taipei ($187M), South Korea ($87.2M), China ($74.7M), United States ($60.6M), and Japan ($57.5M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Halides was 3.99%, making it the 994th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Halides are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Romania (17.2%), Maldives (14.7%), and Algeria (13.3%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking: Halides ranks 24th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Halides are often used as chemical reagents, such as in the production of hydrochloric acid. Halide oxides are often used in the production of chlorine gas.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): South Korea, $193M

Top Destination (2019): Chinese Taipei, $187M

Halides are the world's 964th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Halides were South Korea ($193M), Japan ($132M), Germany ($126M), China ($102M), and United States ($79.2M).

In 2019, the top importers of Halides were Chinese Taipei ($187M), South Korea ($87.2M), China ($74.7M), United States ($60.6M), and Japan ($57.5M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): United States, $9.2M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Spain, $6.22M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Halides grew the fastest in United States ($9.2M), Netherlands ($5.71M), Georgia ($3.67M), Chinese Taipei ($3.47M), and Sweden ($1.57M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Halides were Spain ($6.22M), United States ($1.71M), Israel ($1.32M), Thailand ($1.06M), and Singapore ($760k).

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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 Halides.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.16. This means that most of the exports of Halides are explained by 8 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Germany, $109M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Chinese Taipei, $177M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Halides were Germany ($109M), South Korea ($106M), Japan ($74.2M), China ($26.8M), and United States ($18.6M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Halides were Chinese Taipei ($177M), Singapore ($40.5M), United Kingdom ($29.1M), Spain ($12.8M), and Ireland ($12M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Halides, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Halides & halide oxides of non-metals... ($495M) and Chlorides and chloride oxides of non-metals ($248M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Halides was 3.99%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Halides were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Romania (17.2%), Maldives (14.7%), and Algeria (13.3%).

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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.