Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Hypochlorites. In 2019, Hypochlorites were the world's 983rd most traded product, with a total trade of $647M. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Hypochlorites decreased by -6.83%, from $695M to $647M. Trade in Hypochlorites represent 0.0036% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Hypochlorites were China ($161M), United States ($70.3M), Japan ($66.2M), Germany ($34.4M), and Belgium ($31.2M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Hypochlorites were France ($42.8M), United States ($42.6M), Germany ($32.6M), Russia ($22.5M), and China ($21.5M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Hypochlorites was 5.12%, making it the 805th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Hypochlorites are Bahamas (41.3%), Bermuda (25%), Morocco (19.7%), Romania (17.2%), and Nepal (14.8%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Description: Commercial calcium hypochlorite is used to disinfect water and swimming pools. Chlorites are used in the production of pesticides and herbicides. Hypobromites are used in the production of bromine.