Chemicals and health related products

Classification 44 for Standard International Trade Classification (SITC).

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Chemicals and health related products. In 2018, Chemicals and health related products were the world's 4th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.05T. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Chemicals and health related products grew by 22.7%, from $852B to $1.05T. Trade in Chemicals and health related products represent 5.47% of total world trade.

Chemicals and health related products include Chemicals and related products, n.e.s., Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials, Miscellaneous manufactured articles, Machinery and transport equipment, Crude materials, inedible, except fuels, and Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material.

Exports In 2018 the top exporters of Chemicals and health related products  were United States ($146B), Germany ($110B), China ($98.2B), Belgium ($67.9B), and Netherlands ($65.8B).

Imports In 2018 the top importers of Chemicals and health related products were United States ($124B), China ($113B), Germany ($86.5B), Belgium ($50.4B), and Netherlands ($49.7B).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): United States, $146B

Top Destination (2018): United States, $124B

Chemicals and health related products are the world's 4th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Chemicals and health related products were United States ($146B), Germany ($110B), China ($98.2B), Belgium ($67.9B), and Netherlands ($65.8B).

In 2018, the top importers of Chemicals and health related products were United States ($124B), China ($113B), Germany ($86.5B), Belgium ($50.4B), and Netherlands ($49.7B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): World, $22.2B

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): China, $25.5B

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Chemicals and health related products grew the fastest in World ($22.2B), Belgium ($21.2B), China ($18.9B), Netherlands ($15.8B), and Saudi Arabia ($15.1B).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Chemicals and health related products were China ($25.5B), World ($23B), Thailand ($12.5B), United States ($12.2B), and Germany ($12.1B).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Chemicals and health related products.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Ireland, $41.1B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): China, $14.7B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Chemicals and health related products. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Chemicals and health related products during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Chemicals and health related products were Ireland ($41.1B), Germany ($23.3B), Japan ($22.7B), Singapore ($22.7B), and United States ($21.5B).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Chemicals and health related products were China ($14.7B), Mexico ($12.5B), Brazil ($11.4B), Turkey ($11.3B), and Italy ($10.1B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2018, the world most traded Chemicals and health related products, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Chemicals and related products, n.e.s. ($752B), Miscellaneous manufactured articles ($231B), Machinery and transport equipment ($46.1B), Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material ($7.9B), and Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials ($5.28B)