Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Polyamides. In 2019, Polyamides were the world's 232nd most traded product, with a total trade of $15B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Polyamides decreased by -10.3%, from $16.8B to $15B. Trade in Polyamides represent 0.083% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Polyamides were Germany ($2.75B), United States ($2.65B), Belgium ($1.11B), China ($933M), and Netherlands ($899M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Polyamides were China ($1.94B), Germany ($1.72B), Italy ($750M), Belgium ($694M), and Japan ($687M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Polyamides was 4.95%, making it the 824th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Polyamides are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Romania (17.2%), and Aruba (12%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking: Polyamides ranks 35th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Polyamides are used in the production of many materials. Nylon and polyester are examples of polyamides. They are often used in clothing, ropes, and other textile products.