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Statistics in brief - The 20 most common substances

The quantity stands for the total amount in chemical products manufactured in or imported into Sweden, turnover.

The 20 most common substances - quantity in 2011
Substance nameQuantity in milion tonnes
Crude oil 21.23
Petrol 7.78
Diesel oil 5.30
Diesel MK1/Hydrotreated heavy solvent naphtha 5.17
Kerosine 2.94
Portland cement 2.37
Water 2.35
Nitrogen 1.82
Oxygen 1.32
Methane 1.15
Fuel oil residues 1.05
Sulfuric acid 0.98
Sodium chloride 0.91
Ammonium nitrate 0.84
Calcium oxide 0.81
Carbon monooxide 0.80
Carbon dioxide 0.78
Asphalt 0.77
Methyl tert-butyl ether 0.74
Propane 0.72

Source: Products Register, Swedish Chemicals Agency, 2011.