Country ranking - share of global chemical exports 2010-2018

This statistic depicts the distribution of global chemical exports from 2009 to 2018, by leading countries. In 2018, the United States was ranked second among these countries, with a share of 9.4 percent in global chemical exports.

Countries with the largest share of global chemical exports from 2010 to 2018*

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Release date

August 2019



Survey time period

2010 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* According to the source, the data includes exports of the chemical-pharmaceutical industry.
** In 2015, South Korea had more chemical exports than Japan, at 3.6 percent of the global exports versus Japan's 3.5 percent of global chemical exports. In 2019, South Korea had a larger share of chemical exports (3.6 percent) than the United Kingdom.
This statistic was assembled using several editions of the report.
VCI stands for "Verband der Chemischen Industrie" (German Association of the Chemical Industry).

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