Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Vinyl Chloride Polymers. In 2019, Vinyl Chloride Polymers were the world's 194th most traded product, with a total trade of $19B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Vinyl Chloride Polymers decreased by -6.89%, from $20.4B to $19B. Trade in Vinyl Chloride Polymers represent 0.11% of total world trade.
Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Vinyl Chloride Polymers were United States ($3.74B), Germany ($1.82B), Japan ($1.45B), France ($1.31B), and China ($1.24B).
Imports In 2019 the top importers of Vinyl Chloride Polymers were India ($2.1B), China ($1.25B), Germany ($1.12B), United States ($1.05B), and Italy ($891M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Vinyl Chloride Polymers was 4.61%, making it the 889th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Vinyl Chloride Polymers are Bahamas (41.4%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Pakistan (13.7%), and Romania (12.7%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking Vinyl Chloride Polymers ranks 338th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Polymers of vinyl chloride or other halogenated olefins are used in the production of plastics, such as polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polychloroprene.