Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Nucleic Acids. In 2019, Nucleic Acids were the world's 192nd most traded product, with a total trade of $19.1B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Nucleic Acids grew by 5.62%, from $18.1B to $19.1B. Trade in Nucleic Acids represent 0.11% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Nucleic Acids were Ireland ($4.43B), China ($3.23B), Switzerland ($1.52B), Germany ($1.33B), and Japan ($1.32B).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Nucleic Acids were United States ($5.74B), Germany ($1.66B), Japan ($1.09B), India ($722M), and France ($696M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Nucleic Acids was 4.19%, making it the 958th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Nucleic Acids are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Iran (17.4%), Maldives (14.7%), and Algeria (13%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking: Nucleic Acids ranks 101st in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Nucleic acids are polymers of nucleotides that are the building blocks of DNA and RNA. RNA is a nucleic acid that is made up of ribose, phosphate, and nitrogenous bases. Nucleic acids are used in many biological processes, such as protein synthesis, DNA replication, and mRNA translation. Heterocyclic compounds are organic molecules that have a hetero atom (nitrogen or oxygen) in the ring. These compounds are used in many biological processes, such as DNA replication and protein synthesis.