World Merchandise Exports and Imports by Commodity
Publication date: 09 November 2018, GMT
Reporting period: 2002 - 2017
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World Exports of Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude. in 2017

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Source: United Nations International Trade Statistics Database, Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Statistics Division (https://comtrade.un.org)

In 2017, the total volume of exports of "Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude." exceeded $499 billion (according to the external trade statistics of 95 countries). It was $577 billion in the previous year (according to the merchandise trade statistics of 96 countries).

There is no trade data (2017) for such exporters as Saudi Arabia (20% of world exports in 2016), Iraq (7.55%), United Arab Emirates (5.71%), Qatar (1.53%), Bahrain (0.387%), Thailand (0.085%), Albania (0.026%), Guatemala (0.014%), Solomon Islands (0%), Fiji (0%), Montenegro (0%), Zimbabwe (0%), Saint Lucia (0%), Uruguay (0%)

Top exporters of Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude. in 2017

The main exporters of this commodity group in 2017 were

  • Russia - 18.6% of world exports ($93 billion)
  • Canada - 10.8% ($54 billion)
  • Iran - 9.66% ($48 billion)
  • Kuwait - 7.63% ($38 billion)
  • Nigeria - 7.21% ($36 billion)
  • Kazakhstan - 5.31% ($26 billion)
  • Norway - 5.17% ($25 billion)
  • USA - 4.52% ($22 billion)
  • Mexico - 3.98% ($19.9 billion)
  • United Kingdom - 3.83% ($19.1 billion)

«Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.» accounted for a substantial share of total exports of

  • Nigeria - 81% of Nigeria's total exports in 2017 ($36 billion of $44 billion)
  • Azerbaijan - 77% ($10.7 billion of $13.7 billion)
  • Kuwait - 69% ($38 billion of $54 billion)
  • Kazakhstan - 54% ($26 billion of $48 billion)
  • Oman - 45% ($15 billion of $32 billion)
  • Iran - 45% ($48 billion of $105 billion)
  • Congo - 44% ($3.62 billion of $8.14 billion)
  • Brunei - 39% ($2.21 billion of $5.57 billion)
  • Cameroon - 39% ($1.28 billion of $3.26 billion)
  • Algeria - 36% ($12.7 billion of $35 billion)

According to statistics provided by the major exporters, the largest trade flows of exports of «Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.» in 2017 were

  • Exports from Canada to the USA: (10.6% of world exports, $53 billion according to the external trade statistics of Canada)
  • Exports from Kuwait to Areas, nes: (7.63% of world exports, $38 billion according to the external trade statistics of Kuwait)
  • Exports from Iran to Other Asia, nes: (5.31% of world exports, $26 billion according to the external trade statistics of Iran)
  • Exports from Russia to China: (4.11% of world exports, $20 billion according to the external trade statistics of Russia)
  • Exports from Russia to the Netherlands: (3.41% of world exports, $17 billion according to the external trade statistics of Russia)
  • Exports from Oman to Areas, nes: (3.01% of world exports, $15 billion according to the external trade statistics of Oman)
  • Exports from Iran to Other Europe, nes: (2.93% of world exports, $14.6 billion according to the external trade statistics of Iran)
  • Exports from Mexico to the USA: (2.1% of world exports, $10.5 billion according to the external trade statistics of Mexico)
  • Exports from Norway to the United Kingdom: (1.96% of world exports, $9.84 billion according to the external trade statistics of Norway)
  • Exports from Russia to Germany: (1.78% of world exports, $8.94 billion according to the external trade statistics of Russia)
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Source: United Nations International Trade Statistics Database, Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Statistics Division (https://comtrade.un.org)