HS Icon Sodium or Potassium Peroxides

2815 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides. In 2019, Sodium or Potassium Peroxides were the world's 452nd most traded product, with a total trade of $5.98B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides decreased by -23.6%, from $7.83B to $5.98B. Trade in Sodium or Potassium Peroxides represent 0.033% of total world trade.

Sodium or Potassium Peroxides are a part of Inorganic chemicals; organic and inorganic compounds of precious metals; of rare earth.... They include Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) in aqueous solution, Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) solid, Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash), and Peroxides of sodium or potassium.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides  were United States ($1.28B), Germany ($696M), China ($517M), Belgium ($449M), and Chinese Taipei ($301M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides were Australia ($589M), Brazil ($474M), Finland ($273M), Netherlands ($273M), and Canada ($245M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Sodium or Potassium Peroxides was 5.17%, making it the 807th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Sodium or Potassium Peroxides are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), and Bangladesh (24.8%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Sodium or Potassium Peroxides ranks 428th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide are used in the production of soaps, detergents, and other cleaning products. Peroxides of sodium or potassium are used in the production of hydrogen peroxide, which is used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Sodium or Potassium Peroxides. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): United States, $1.28B

Top Destination (2019): Australia, $589M

Sodium or Potassium Peroxides are the world's 452nd most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides were United States ($1.28B), Germany ($696M), China ($517M), Belgium ($449M), and Chinese Taipei ($301M).

In 2019, the top importers of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides were Australia ($589M), Brazil ($474M), Finland ($273M), Netherlands ($273M), and Canada ($245M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Italy, $17.1M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United Arab Emirates, $28.6M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides grew the fastest in Italy ($17.1M), Jordan ($5.92M), Czechia ($4.27M), Bangladesh ($3.02M), and Ukraine ($2.06M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides were United Arab Emirates ($28.6M), Turkey ($12.8M), Norway ($6.52M), Cote d'Ivoire ($5.41M), and Djibouti ($4.65M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.3. This means that most of the exports of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): United States, $1.05B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Australia, $585M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides were United States ($1.05B), China ($487M), Germany ($463M), Belgium ($267M), and Japan ($262M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides were Australia ($585M), Brazil ($462M), Finland ($268M), Canada ($214M), and Sweden ($191M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Sodium or Potassium Peroxides, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) in aqueous... ($4.42B), Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) solid ($803M), Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash) ($742M), and Peroxides of sodium or potassium ($15.5M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Sodium or Potassium Peroxides.
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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Sodium or Potassium Peroxides was 5.17%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Sodium or Potassium Peroxides were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), and Bangladesh (24.8%).

Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Sodium or Potassium Peroxides to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.