HS Icon Hypochlorites

2828 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $647M, Rnk 983 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $161M | $42.8M, China | France

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -6.83%, Rnk 839 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 5.12%, Rnk 805 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.0036%, Rnk 983 / 1217

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.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): China, $161M

Top Destination (2019): France, $42.8M

Hypochlorites are the world's 983rd most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Hypochlorites were China ($161M), United States ($70.3M), Japan ($66.2M), Germany ($34.4M), and Belgium ($31.2M).

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).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Netherlands, $7.57M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Germany, $5.52M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Hypochlorites grew the fastest in Netherlands ($7.57M), Japan ($5.95M), Guatemala ($3.42M), Greece ($2.27M), and Germany ($1.77M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Hypochlorites were Germany ($5.52M), Honduras ($3.46M), Italy ($3.27M), Israel ($1.82M), and China ($1.82M).

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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 Hypochlorites.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.27. This means that most of the exports of Hypochlorites are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): China, $140M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): France, $20.6M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Hypochlorites were China ($140M), Japan ($64.7M), United States ($27.7M), India ($18.9M), and Canada ($14.3M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Hypochlorites were France ($20.6M), Russia ($19.9M), Brazil ($19.6M), Vietnam ($18.3M), and Philippines ($17.4M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Hypochlorites, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Hypochlorites nes, chlorites & hypobromites of... ($381M) and Commercial and other calcium hypochlorite ($267M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Hypochlorites was 5.12%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Hypochlorites were Bahamas (41.3%), Bermuda (25%), Morocco (19.7%), Romania (17.2%), and Nepal (14.8%).

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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.