Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Petroleum Jelly. In 2019, Petroleum Jelly were the world's 618th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.18B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Petroleum Jelly decreased by -11.5%, from $3.6B to $3.18B. Trade in Petroleum Jelly represent 0.018% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Petroleum Jelly were China ($597M), Germany ($332M), United States ($305M), South Africa ($185M), and Malaysia ($162M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Petroleum Jelly were United States ($432M), Germany ($303M), Poland ($205M), Mexico ($193M), and Canada ($176M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Petroleum Jelly was 4.99%, making it the 821st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Petroleum Jelly are Cambodia (35%), Bermuda (25%), Turkmenistan (22.2%), Zimbabwe (20.6%), and Bangladesh (18.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Sri Lanka (0%), Maldives (0%), and Philippines (0%).
Ranking: Petroleum Jelly ranks 585th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Petroleum jelly is a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum. It is used to soothe dry skin, to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, and to protect skin from the drying effects of wind and cold weather. Paraffin wax is a white, odorless, tasteless wax obtained from petroleum. It is used in candle-making, as a protective coating for fruit and vegetables, and as a polishing agent. Microcrystalline petroleum wax is a wax obtained from petroleum by distillation. It is used in candle-making and as a protective coating for fruit and vegetables. Slack wax is a soft, waxy substance obtained from petroleum. It is used in candle-making. Ozokerite is a hard, white wax obtained from petroleum. It is used in candle-making and as a protective coating for fruit and vegetables. Lignite wax is a brownish-yellow wax obtained from lignite coal. It is used in candle-making. Peat wax is a brownish-yellow wax obtained from peat moss. It is used in candle-making. Other mineral waxes are obtained by synthesis or by other processes, whether or not coloured. They are used in