PIERS/InformEx Market Opportunities for U.S. Chemical Exports: An Examination of Growth Across Major Markets 2007–2012

US Chemical Export Report 2012

This report was designed to give chemical manufacturers, distributors, end users, and those servicing the chemical supply chain, a high-level view of top markets based on aggregate data for U.S. chemical exports.  The report provides a detailed analysis of top markets for U.S. chemical exports classified under chapters 28 & 29 of the harmonized tariif schedule.

Understand what commodities are traded in high volume in each of these markets and what chemicals are experiencing high growth or decline. Furthermore, we examine the applications for each of these chemicals and how market conditions in each of these countries are driving these trends.

Key Findings Include:

  • U.S. exports of Nucleic Acids (HS Code 2934) to Brazil grew 405 percent from 2007 to 2012
  • U.S. exports of Halogenated Derivatives of Hydrocarbons (HS Code 2903) to China grew 246 percent from 2007 to 2012
  • U.S. exports of Titanium Oxides (HS Code 2823) to India grew 513.9 percent from 2007 to 2012
  • U.S. exports of Amine-Function Compounds (HS Code 2921) to South Korea grew 368 percent from 2007 to 2012
  • U.S. exports of Cyclic Hydrocarbons (HS Code 2902) to Belgium grew 114.6 percent from 2007 to 2012
  • U.S. exports of Carboxylic Acids (HS Code 2918) to the Netherlands grew 334.6  percent from 2007 to 2012

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