Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Inorganic Salts. In 2019, Inorganic Salts were the world's 477th most traded product, with a total trade of $5.31B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Inorganic Salts decreased by -9.76%, from $5.89B to $5.31B. Trade in Inorganic Salts represent 0.029% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Inorganic Salts were China ($1.56B), United States ($515M), Chile ($333M), South Africa ($318M), and Brazil ($288M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Inorganic Salts were Japan ($840M), South Korea ($747M), United States ($559M), Netherlands ($389M), and Czechia ($257M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Inorganic Salts was 3.67%, making it the 1055th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Inorganic Salts are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Romania (15.3%), Maldives (14.7%), and Aruba (12%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking: Inorganic Salts ranks 714th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Hydrazine and hydroxylamine are used as rocket fuel. Inorganic bases are used in the production of glass, as a corrosion inhibitor, and in the production of ammonia. Metal oxides are used in the production of iron and steel, in the production of silicon, and in the production of cement. Hydroxides are used in the production of soaps and detergents, and in the production of aluminum. Peroxides are used in the production of plastics.