HS Icon Natural gas, liquefied

271111 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $143B, Rnk 11 / 4648

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $39.7B | $36.7B, Qatar | Japan

2019
Product Complexity
: -2.63, Rnk 4805 / 4826

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: 6.84%, Rnk 619 / 4648

2018
Mean Tariff
: 3.92%, Rnk 5054 / 6538

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.79%, Rnk 11 / 4648

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Natural gas, liquefied. In 2019, Natural gas, liquefied were the world's 11th most traded product, with a total trade of $143B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Natural gas, liquefied grew by 6.84%, from  $134B to $143B. Trade in Natural gas, liquefied represent 0.79% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Natural gas, liquefied  were Qatar ($39.7B), Australia ($33.4B), Malaysia ($10.4B), United States ($9.76B), and Russia ($8.15B).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Natural gas, liquefied were Japan ($36.7B), China ($27.3B), South Korea ($19.4B), India ($10.3B), and Chinese Taipei ($6.75B).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Natural gas, liquefied was 3.92%, making it the 5054th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Natural gas, liquefied are Bermuda (25%), Jordan (23.3%), Iran (19.5%), Nepal (15%), and Azerbaijan (14.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Madagascar (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).

Ranking: Natural gas, liquefied ranks 4805th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description: Natural gas is a fossil fuel and it is used for heating and cooking at homes, for providing hot water in homes and for all residential and commercial cooking. Natural gas is also used for electricity generation, and for manufacturing chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, and other products.

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Qatar, $39.7B

Top Destination (2019): Japan, $36.7B

Natural gas, liquefied are the world's 11th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Natural gas, liquefied were Qatar ($39.7B), Australia ($33.4B), Malaysia ($10.4B), United States ($9.76B), and Russia ($8.15B).

In 2019, the top importers of Natural gas, liquefied were Japan ($36.7B), China ($27.3B), South Korea ($19.4B), India ($10.3B), and Chinese Taipei ($6.75B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Qatar, $9.09B

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): China, $3.99B

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Natural gas, liquefied grew the fastest in Qatar ($9.09B), United States ($3.06B), Australia ($2.91B), Russia ($2.7B), and Egypt ($712M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Natural gas, liquefied were China ($3.99B), Norway ($1.6B), United Kingdom ($1.39B), Bangladesh ($1.35B), and Poland ($1.05B).

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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 Natural gas, liquefied.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.44. This means that most of the exports of Natural gas, liquefied are explained by 10 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Qatar, $39.7B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Japan, $36.7B

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Natural gas, liquefied were Qatar ($39.7B), Australia ($33.4B), Malaysia ($9.15B), United States ($8.88B), and Russia ($8.15B).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Natural gas, liquefied were Japan ($36.7B), China ($27.3B), South Korea ($19.4B), India ($10.2B), and Chinese Taipei ($6.75B).

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Natural gas, liquefied was 3.92%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Natural gas, liquefied were Bermuda (25%), Jordan (23.3%), Iran (19.5%), Nepal (15%), and Azerbaijan (14.4%).

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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.