Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Nitrites and Nitrates. In 2019, Nitrites and Nitrates were the world's 853rd most traded product, with a total trade of $1.26B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Nitrites and Nitrates decreased by -15.5%, from $1.49B to $1.26B. Trade in Nitrites and Nitrates represent 0.0069% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Nitrites and Nitrates were Chile ($301M), China ($195M), Israel ($97.6M), Jordan ($78M), and Netherlands ($77.5M).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Nitrites and Nitrates were Netherlands ($142M), Spain ($133M), United States ($107M), Germany ($43.6M), and South Africa ($38.7M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Nitrites and Nitrates was 4.06%, making it the 984th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Nitrites and Nitrates are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Romania (17.2%), Maldives (14.7%), and Algeria (12.2%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).
Ranking: Nitrites and Nitrates ranks 618th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Nitrites and nitrates are often used in curing meats to prevent botulism, and to give the meat a pink color.