Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Photographic Chemicals. In 2018, Photographic Chemicals were the world's 422nd most traded product, with a total trade of $7.06B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Photographic Chemicals grew by 3.49%, from $6.82B to $7.06B. Trade in Photographic Chemicals represent 0.038% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Photographic Chemicals were Japan ($3.28B), South Korea ($604M), Netherlands ($592M), United States ($556M), and Germany ($388M).
Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Photographic Chemicals were China ($1.29B), Chinese Taipei ($780M), United States ($717M), Germany ($498M), and United Kingdom ($459M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Photographic Chemicals was 6.83%, making it the 625th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Photographic Chemicals are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Malawi (22.7%), Zambia (22.7%), and Sudan (21.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and Singapore (0%).
Ranking: Photographic Chemicals ranks 3rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Chemical preparations for photographic uses are used to make the development of photographs possible. These preparations include, but are not limited to, chemicals such as nitrate salts, sodium thiosulfate, potassium bromide, potassium iodide, silver nitrate, ammonium thiocyanate, and magnesium sulfate.