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Top 5 Products in Export of Organic Chemicals during 2016-17

February 13, 2018

There are various products exported under Organic Chemicals group. The top 5 products in terms of having highest export during 2016-17 under Organic Chemicals group are Ethyl Acetate, Acetic Anhydride, Isobutylbenzene, Acetic Acid and Methanol.

We have seen a maximum export of 190187 metric tonne in 2013-14 for Ethyl Acetate during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17. An annual de-growth of -10.6% has been observed in export of Ethyl Acetate from 104814 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 93699 metric tonne during 2016-17. We have seen a maximum export of 20443 metric tonne in 2016-17 for Acetic Anhydride during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17. An annual growth of 9.9% has been observed in export of Acetic Anhydride from 18605 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 20443 metric tonne during 2016-17.

We have seen a maximum export of 14156 metric tonne in 2013-14 for Isobutylbenzene during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17. An annual growth of 6.8% has been observed in export of Isobutylbenzene from 12572 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 13430 metric tonne during 2016-17. We have seen a maximum export of 25887 metric tonne in 2011-12 for Acetic Acid during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17. An annual growth of 54.1% has been observed in export of Acetic Acid from 8378 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 12914 metric tonne during 2016-17.

We have seen a maximum export of 184669 metric tonne in 2012-13 for Methanol during the period from 2009-10 to 2016-17. An annual de-growth of -71.3% has been observed in export of Methanol from 44013 metric tonne during 2015-16 to 12624 metric tonne during 2016-17.

Note: Figures of QTY are in Metric Tonne; Figures of VAL are in Rs. Lakh; Source: DGCI & S, Kolkata, Ministry of Commerce & Industry; 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; Exports of Pesticides include both technical and formulations.

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

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

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Source: Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers , Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals

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