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Import of Alkali Chemical Products in Major Chemicals from 2009-10 to 2016-17

May 16, 2018

There are various products namely Soda Ash, Caustic Soda and Liquid Chlorine were imported to India under Alkali Chemical group in Major Chemicals during 2009-10 to 2016-17.

We have seen a compound annual growth rate of 3.25% in import of Soda Ash from 555956 metric tonne during 2009-10 to 695307 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum import of 725517 metric tonne was recorded in import of Soda Ash in 2014-15 during the period under consideration. A maximum annual growth of 55.57% was observed in import of Soda Ash in 2012-13 during the period under consideration.

We have seen a compound annual growth rate of 4.57% in import of Caustic Soda from 311417 metric tonne during 2009-10 to 425795 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum import of 484133 metric tonne was recorded in import of Caustic Soda in 2015-16 during the period under consideration. A maximum annual growth of 53.55% was observed in import of Caustic Soda in 2011-12 during the period under consideration.

We have seen a compound annual growth rate of -30.85% in import of Liquid Chlorine from 463 metric tonne during 2009-10 to 35 metric tonne during 2016-17. A maximum import of 2062 metric tonne was recorded in import of Liquid Chlorine in 2010-11 during the period under consideration. A maximum annual growth of 653.49% was observed in import of Liquid Chlorine in 2014-15 during the period under consideration.

Note: Figures of QTY are in Metric Tonne; Figures of VAL are in Rs. Lakh; Source: DGCI & S, Kolkata, Ministry of Commerce & Industry; Import figures for the year 2014-15 has been added in the current dataset ; Disclaimer: Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals does not take responsibility for the accuracy of the information or any loss arising from the use of information. ** Data to be released on half yearly basis. Annual data for the previous years and for the period from April to September for the current year will be released in the last fortnight of January and annual data up to the last financial year will be released in the last fortnight of July. Revision in the data base, if required, will be done in the first week of April and October; Imports of Pesticides include both technical and formulations.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/import-major-chemicals-product-wise-group-wise

Resource Title: Import of Major Chemicals – Product-wise / Group-wise from 2009-10 to 2017-18 (Upto September 2017)

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