Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Rubber surgical gloves. In 2019, Rubber surgical gloves were the world's 1416th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.78B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Rubber surgical gloves grew by 0.62%, from $1.77B to $1.78B. Trade in Rubber surgical gloves represent 0.0098% of total world trade.
Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Rubber surgical gloves were Malaysia ($619M), Thailand ($335M), China ($212M), Germany ($150M), and Sri Lanka ($83.4M).
Imports In 2019 the top importers of Rubber surgical gloves were United States ($474M), Germany ($137M), United Kingdom ($86.2M), Netherlands ($84.4M), and Turkey ($74.5M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Rubber surgical gloves was 5.78%, making it the 3710th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Rubber surgical gloves are Iran (35%), Algeria (26.6%), Tunisia (20%), Samoa (20%), and Pakistan (19.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Cote d'Ivoire (0%), Ghana (0%), Guinea (0%), and Kenya (0%).
Ranking Rubber surgical gloves ranks 2347th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Rubber surgical gloves are used to prevent the transmission of blood-borne pathogens. They are made of latex or non-latex rubber that is powdered with a chemical called carboxylic acid which reduces the surface tension of the latex allowing it to slip on and off easily and to resist tearing.