Trade specialisation

This table shows the variation in baseline trade quantities, adjusted for economy size. Tonnage is normally proportional to the square root of the economy size.

Category Name Supply Demand
Minimum Low quartile Median High quartile Maximum Variation Minimum Low quartile Median High quartile Maximum Variation
Jaques Quinentian Still 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 1.0
Chemicals Explosives 2.64 10.51 26.32 26.32 52.65 19.9 5.73 19.91 38.6 38.6 91.48 16.0
Chemicals Hydrogen Fuel 0.43 42.5 42.5 42.5 42.5 98.8
Chemicals Hydrogen Peroxide 17.72 48.27 141.75 141.75 141.95 8.0
Chemicals Liquid oxygen 4.86 5.67 16.97 16.97 39.6 8.1 11.86 68.34 79.05 79.05 81.38 6.9
Chemicals Mineral Oil 2.31 2.78 20.2 20.2 32.35 14.0 61.44 105.72 143.7 143.7 153.59 2.5
Chemicals Nerve Agents 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.0 0.3 0.31 4.8 4.8 9.59 32.0
Chemicals Pesticides 2.66 26.41 26.41 26.41 26.41 9.9 10.48 11.92 13.96 13.96 16.29 1.6
Chemicals Surface Stabilisers 12.54 22.37 22.38 22.38 22.39 1.8 18.91 20.09 21.2 21.2 25.58 1.4
Chemicals Synthetic Reagents 2.88 2.88 2.89 2.89 3.24 1.1 0.17 0.45 3.56 3.56 8.11 47.7
Chemicals Water 17.45 19.09 73.45 73.45 381.25 21.8 1.08 1.38 2.55 2.55 79.46 73.6
Consumer Items Clothing 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.25 12.51 10.2 4.26 9.43 10.67 10.67 13.99 3.3
Consumer Items Consumer Technology 3.84 4.31 5.26 5.26 6.62 1.7 0.06 0.66 0.7 0.7 1.79 29.8
Consumer Items Domestic Appliances 0.67 0.74 0.75 0.75 7.46 11.1 1.94 3.84 4.37 4.37 6.4 3.3
Consumer Items Evacuation Shelter 0.2 0.47 1.85 1.85 2.6 13.0 0.54 0.61 0.66 0.66 0.97 1.8
Consumer Items Survival Equipment 0.12 2.01 5.59 5.59 6.13 51.1 0.06 0.08 0.13 0.13 0.21 3.5
Foods Algae 17.95 19.71 24.9 24.9 125.9 7.0 1.95 3.31 29.65 29.65 66.16 33.9
Foods Animal Meat 2.36 2.71 3.14 3.14 160.62 68.1 0.09 1.12 2.07 2.07 4.42 49.1
Foods Coffee 2.35 2.7 2.71 2.71 95.45 40.6 0.14 1.28 1.72 1.72 3.83 27.4
Foods Fish 3.86 4.04 26.47 26.47 85.41 22.1 0.31 5.52 7.81 7.81 11.03 35.6
Foods Food Cartridges 5.54 51.89 73.19 73.19 90.25 16.3 0.05 2.27 2.4 2.4 8.47 169.4
Foods Fruit and Vegetables 4.36 4.98 4.99 4.99 172.23 39.5 0.25 4.7 6.29 6.29 16.5 66.0
Foods Grain 7.23 42.27 51.18 51.18 174.86 24.2 0.81 11.56 21.85 21.85 29.99 37.0
Foods Synthetic Meat 5.23 6.46 32.24 32.24 39.78 7.6 0.33 2.29 2.45 2.45 7.21 21.8
Foods Tea 2.24 2.56 2.75 2.75 85.99 38.4 0.09 1.39 2.11 2.11 3.99 44.3
Industrial Materials Ceramic Composites 6.97 27.75 32.74 32.74 143.84 20.6 9.74 18.34 38.19 38.19 145.98 15.0
Industrial Materials CMM Composite 0.32 0.33 0.34 0.34 0.34 1.1 1.69 3.38 8.99 8.99 22.38 13.2
Industrial Materials Micro-weave Cooling Hoses 5.75 7.66 20.69 20.69 76.61 13.3
Industrial Materials Insulating Membrane 0.16 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.27 1.7 1.05 2.1 5.67 5.67 14.08 13.4
Industrial Materials Meta-Alloys 1.36 1.8 2.85 2.85 2.85 2.1
Industrial Materials Neofabric Insulation 2.55 2.55 9.9 9.9 9.92 3.9
Industrial Materials Polymers 10.5 104.48 104.48 104.48 146.33 13.9 61.41 112.3 164.58 164.58 329.33 5.4
Industrial Materials Semiconductors 12.16 14.16 14.17 14.17 19.84 1.6 7.68 111.79 175.49 175.49 204.55 26.6
Industrial Materials Superconductors 14.43 28.76 30.41 30.41 37.04 2.6 4.4 12.17 14.49 14.49 27.47 6.2
Legal Drugs Narcotics 0.61 0.61 0.61 0.61 0.61 1.0 0.32 0.55 0.55 0.55 1.27 4.0
Legal Drugs Beer 2.34 2.67 2.68 2.68 29.53 12.6 12.29 19.54 24.62 24.62 27.57 2.2
Legal Drugs Bootleg Liquor 0.55 0.55 0.56 0.56 0.88 1.6
Legal Drugs Liquor 0.11 0.93 1.28 1.28 1.86 16.9 0.61 1.71 2.28 2.28 5.23 8.6
Legal Drugs Tobacco 0.51 1.26 1.54 1.54 15.94 31.3 2.01 3.24 3.24 3.24 10.01 5.0
Legal Drugs Wine 1.39 1.6 1.6 1.6 20.07 14.4 2.02 5.01 6.75 6.75 11.64 5.8
Machinery Articulation Motors 1.46 1.47 1.47 1.47 1.47 1.0
Machinery Atmospheric Processors 8.15 13.07 13.58 13.58 27.9 3.4 0.48 0.52 5.22 5.22 12.24 25.5
Machinery Building Fabricators 0.99 30.93 75.79 75.79 85 85.9 0.85 4.41 4.43 4.43 5.6 6.6
Machinery Crop Harvesters 3.13 8.36 9.59 9.59 99.18 31.7 3.39 22.52 23.48 23.48 38.07 11.2
Machinery Emergency Power Cells 0.9 3.59 3.6 3.6 3.71 4.1
Machinery Exhaust Manifold 1.1 4.38 4.38 4.38 4.52 4.1
Machinery Geological Equipment 0.85 10.7 36.97 36.97 57.53 67.7 0.31 0.63 0.64 0.64 10.21 32.9
Machinery Heatsink Interlink 4.04 4.04 4.06 4.06 4.06 1.0
Machinery Microbial Furnaces 5.31 6.51 6.52 6.52 45.92 8.6 17.66 41.34 43.5 43.5 137.13 7.8
Machinery HN Shock Mount 2.11 8 8.01 8.01 11.23 5.3 2.13 2.42 2.58 2.58 4.17 2.0
Machinery Ion Distributor 4.79 4.79 4.81 4.81 4.81 1.0
Machinery Magnetic Emitter Coil 6.06 6.06 6.08 6.08 6.09 1.0
Machinery Marine Equipment 4.19 20.27 50.74 50.74 59.49 14.2 2.28 4.09 8.98 8.98 11.42 5.0
Machinery Mineral Extractors 17.02 20.25 28.37 28.37 56.74 3.3 14.87 29.05 89.35 89.35 124.81 8.4
Machinery Modular Terminals 4.28 4.28 4.28 4.28 4.28 1.0
Machinery Power Converter 5.72 5.73 5.75 5.75 5.75 1.0
Machinery Power Generators 2.25 23.87 56.12 56.12 78.63 34.9 1.5 1.63 1.71 1.71 21.32 14.2
Machinery Energy Grid Assembly 3.26 3.26 3.26 3.26 3.27 1.0
Machinery Power Transfer Bus 3.82 3.83 3.83 3.83 3.83 1.0
Machinery Radiation Baffle 4.72 4.72 4.72 4.72 4.73 1.0
Machinery Reinforced Mounting Plate 2.1 3.48 3.48 3.48 3.49 1.7
Machinery Skimmer Components 0.24 0.61 0.89 0.89 2.34 9.8 0.56 0.59 0.59 0.59 2.83 5.1
Machinery Thermal Cooling Units 3.34 4.23 100.6 100.6 138.31 41.4 2.84 2.87 2.88 2.88 10.82 3.8
Machinery Water Purifiers 3.58 3.96 119.35 119.35 138.31 38.6 2.5 2.86 2.86 2.86 6.91 2.8
Medicines Advanced Medicines 0.38 0.92 3.79 3.79 3.81 10.0 2.22 3.49 3.49 3.49 4.77 2.1
Medicines Agri-Medicines 2.4 11.97 11.98 11.98 14.17 5.9 8.4 13.6 14.63 14.63 15.24 1.8
Medicines Basic Medicines 1.17 2.5 6.04 6.04 17.64 15.1 0.96 2.13 2.13 2.13 5.29 5.5
Medicines Combat Stabilisers 3.31 3.31 3.31 3.31 3.31 1.0 0.1 0.18 0.18 0.18 9.66 96.6
Medicines Performance Enhancers 0.44 5.91 10.84 10.84 12.81 29.1 0.29 0.4 1 1 2.82 9.7
Medicines Progenitor Cells 0.41 14.92 15.82 15.82 17.3 42.2 0.03 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.52 17.3
Metals Aluminium 35.64 107.04 119.88 119.88 341.62 9.6 22.18 43.36 62.11 62.11 86.72 3.9
Metals Beryllium 2.12 2.47 4.93 4.93 14.05 6.6 0.22 9.22 14.83 14.83 32.06 145.7
Metals Bismuth 65.4 65.4 65.4 65.4 77.92 1.2 10.24 39.99 45.81 45.81 91.78 9.0
Metals Cobalt 14.88 17.33 17.34 17.34 121.5 8.2 12.46 14.53 18.38 18.38 230.98 18.5
Metals Copper 24.88 62.2 87.1 87.1 174.2 7.0 33.57 85.07 267.55 267.55 327.41 9.8
Metals Gallium 3.04 3.54 35.42 35.42 44.9 14.8 5.85 21.17 28.06 28.06 61.31 10.5
Metals Gold 1.25 2.44 2.85 2.85 5.98 4.8 0.34 3.1 4.13 4.13 26.19 77.0
Metals Indium 20.08 31.82 31.82 31.82 38.92 1.9 2.09 15.99 19.36 19.36 56.46 27.0
Metals Lanthanum 2.35 2.35 2.36 2.36 26.74 11.4 16.53 27.49 32.75 32.75 32.9 2.0
Metals Lithium 8.82 8.88 8.89 8.89 104.67 11.9 24.45 63.92 99.28 99.28 129.28 5.3
Metals Osmium 3.15 13.28 31.2 31.2 32.17 10.2
Metals Palladium 0.62 0.86 0.86 0.86 1.1 1.8 0.24 4.59 22.47 22.47 24.5 102.1
Metals Platinum 0.26 1.8 1.8 1.8 19.54 75.2
Metals Praseodymium 4.55 18.15 18.18 18.18 18.71 4.1
Metals Samarium 4.81 19.2 19.23 19.23 19.79 4.1
Metals Silver 3.22 3.75 3.75 3.75 26.16 8.1 0.61 38.01 44.58 44.58 60.21 98.7
Metals Tantalum 4.37 4.4 37.32 37.32 51.14 11.7 3.78 34.31 49.71 49.71 128.15 33.9
Metals Thallium 45.71 45.71 45.71 45.71 52.14 1.1 16.07 23.94 32.02 32.02 64.19 4.0
Metals Thorium 1.93 2.07 2.08 2.08 19.06 9.9 1.05 13.38 26.62 26.62 53.7 51.1
Metals Titanium 31.92 63.72 81.18 81.18 178.65 5.6 7.19 13.77 21.54 21.54 126.48 17.6
Metals Uranium 5.06 5.9 59.13 59.13 69.6 13.8 24.65 63.22 76.75 76.75 118.78 4.8
Minerals Bauxite 8.29 10.48 104.31 104.31 365.67 44.1 132.91 177.98 259.33 259.33 392.82 3.0
Minerals Bertrandite 5.46 6.23 21.36 21.36 62.33 11.4 29.41 59.42 66.53 66.53 76.94 2.6
Minerals Bromellite 18.15 18.15 18.18 18.18 18.18 1.0
Minerals Coltan 7.78 9.83 9.84 9.84 55.38 7.1 8.03 55.08 66.93 66.93 138.31 17.2
Minerals Cryolite 2.88 6.86 10.36 10.36 77.43 26.9 5.66 25.21 80.69 80.69 99.38 17.6
Minerals Gallite 3.2 7.61 9.61 9.61 53.46 16.7 5.51 36.24 82.76 82.76 103.05 18.7
Minerals Goslarite 12.54 14.85 17.83 17.83 29.71 2.4 31.1 98.46 98.79 98.79 212.74 6.8
Minerals Indite 5.41 6.84 6.85 6.85 48.32 8.9 7.38 37.96 43.53 43.53 92.89 12.6
Minerals Jadeite 3.75 3.76 18.75 18.75 19.54 5.2
Minerals Lepidolite 0.86 2.04 15.98 15.98 81.06 94.3 28.88 83.41 134.64 134.64 273.55 9.5
Minerals Lithium Hydroxide 7.8 26.1 26.14 26.14 26.14 3.4
Minerals Low Temperature Diamonds 0.15 0.15 0.9 0.9 3.91 26.1
Minerals Methane Clathrate 45.03 74.99 123.57 123.57 224.84 5.0
Minerals Methanol Monohydrate Crystals 16.95 56.25 56.26 56.26 56.34 3.3
Minerals Moissanite 7.64 7.66 38.4 38.4 40.01 5.2
Minerals Painite 0.02 0.07 0.23 0.23 0.97 48.5
Minerals Pyrophyllite 10.73 12.73 15.29 15.29 25.46 2.4 14.1 26.62 90.6 90.6 181.35 12.9
Minerals Rutile 2.97 32.97 35.49 35.49 177.58 59.8 22.75 41.71 196.53 196.53 441.92 19.4
Minerals Taaffeite 3.75 3.76 18.75 18.75 19.54 5.2
Minerals Uraninite 11.16 14.11 70.55 70.55 99.02 8.9 18.97 73.07 86.4 86.4 169.27 8.9
Salvage Ancient Casket 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.5
Salvage Ancient Key 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.5
Salvage Ancient Orb 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.5
Salvage Ancient Relic 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.5
Salvage Ancient Tablet 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.5
Salvage Ancient Totem 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.5
Salvage Ancient Urn 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.5
Salvage Antique Jewellery 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Assault Plans 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.78 4.3
Salvage Commercial Samples 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Damaged Escape Pod 0.03 0.04 0.08 0.08 0.53 17.7
Salvage Data Core 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Diplomatic Bag 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Earth Relics 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Encrypted Data Storage 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Encrypted Correspondence 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.78 4.3
Salvage Fossil Remnants 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Gene Bank 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Geological Samples 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Hostage 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.53 13.3
Salvage Large Survey Data Cache 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.25 1.4
Salvage Mysterious Idol 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Occupied Escape Pod 0.02 0.04 0.19 0.19 0.53 26.5
Salvage Personal Effects 0.04 0.04 0.19 0.19 0.53 13.3
Salvage Political Prisoner 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Precious Gems 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Scientific Research 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Scientific Samples 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Small Survey Data Cache 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.25 1.4
Salvage Space Pioneer Relics 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Tactical Data 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.78 4.3
Salvage Time Capsule 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Unstable Data Core 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Black Box 0.04 0.04 0.19 0.19 0.53 13.3
Salvage Rare Artwork 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.28 1.6
Salvage Wreckage Components 0.04 0.19 0.38 0.38 0.42 10.5
Slavery Imperial Slaves 0.33 2.2 3.83 3.83 7.01 21.2
Technology Advanced Catalysers 1.83 13.01 28.01 28.01 39.24 21.4 26.49 59.18 62.59 62.59 83.76 3.2
Technology Animal Monitors 5.55 5.55 5.55 5.55 55.2 9.9 51.39 55.38 83.25 83.25 141.55 2.8
Technology Aquaponic Systems 6.15 14 24.45 24.45 30.6 5.0 58.23 61.29 89.69 89.69 147.52 2.5
Technology Auto-Fabricators 1.48 9.48 16.05 16.05 36.34 24.6 0.17 1.76 3.82 3.82 8.14 47.9
Technology Bioreducing Lichen 1.14 13.39 13.39 13.39 20.15 17.7 17.34 78.65 90.22 90.22 97.01 5.6
Technology Computer Components 0.63 5.72 7.46 7.46 12.56 19.9 6.05 15.42 32.61 32.61 42.6 7.0
Technology Hardware Diagnostic Sensor 1.95 1.95 1.95 1.95 1.95 1.0
Technology H.E. Suits 3.57 5.76 8.75 8.75 8.77 2.5 23.34 56.67 58.86 58.86 93.64 4.0
Technology Medical Diagnostic Equipment 0.44 2.67 2.79 2.79 3.9 8.9 2.99 7.65 8.28 8.28 11.62 3.9
Technology Micro Controllers 0.66 2.05 2.95 2.95 4.15 6.3 0.4 1.5 1.62 1.62 2.13 5.3
Technology Muon Imager 0.21 0.22 0.75 0.75 2.96 14.1 0.81 1.43 2.05 2.05 3.09 3.8
Technology Nanobreakers 5.85 5.85 5.86 5.86 5.86 1.0
Technology Resonating Separators 0.28 1.29 4.5 4.5 40.72 145.4 16.24 33.18 35.61 35.61 48.23 3.0
Technology Robotics 5.24 6.43 8.03 8.03 11.25 2.1 0.23 2.47 5.85 5.85 11.11 48.3
Technology Structural Regulators 0.26 0.32 0.32 0.32 2.36 9.1 0.09 0.2 0.21 0.21 0.29 3.2
Technology Telemetry Suite 4.35 4.35 4.35 4.35 4.36 1.0
Technology Land Enrichment Systems 2.1 2.1 26.12 26.12 26.12 12.4 3.88 5.08 21.27 21.27 26.14 6.7
Textiles Conductive Fabrics 21.3 24.82 24.82 24.82 29.19 1.4 16.59 28.57 31.61 31.61 61.52 3.7
Textiles Leather 2.36 2.68 2.93 2.93 13.46 5.7 23.11 192.56 224.77 224.77 227.17 9.8
Textiles Military Grade Fabrics 8.76 16.02 21.89 21.89 39.18 4.5 9.26 15.14 16.05 16.05 18.77 2.0
Textiles Natural Fabrics 0.85 0.96 0.96 0.96 13.52 15.9 47.24 83.91 404.88 404.88 405.9 8.6
Textiles Synthetic Fabrics 62.46 72.77 80.38 80.38 101.92 1.6 43.81 91.47 128.79 128.79 175.25 4.0
Waste Biowaste 2.63 3.08 4.31 4.31 6.93 2.6 49.14 55.01 56.32 56.32 59.01 1.2
Waste Chemical Waste 4.9 12.23 12.25 12.25 12.27 2.5
Waste Scrap 4.87 13.73 31.28 31.28 80.03 16.4 11.61 11.61 11.61 11.61 12.88 1.1
Weapons Battle Weapons 0.14 0.2 0.33 0.33 1.15 8.2 20.26 22.28 22.28 22.28 24.31 1.2
Weapons Landmines 6.81 8.18 8.18 8.18 9.54 1.4 1.37 1.37 1.37 1.37 7.16 5.2
Weapons Non-Lethal Weapons 0.22 0.28 0.32 0.32 17.84 81.1 0.4 0.86 0.89 0.89 2.23 5.6
Weapons Personal Weapons 0.08 0.13 0.22 0.22 13.93 174.1 0.25 0.79 0.79 0.79 1.32 5.3
Weapons Reactive Armour 0.2 0.25 2.41 2.41 15.93 79.7 0.63 0.87 0.87 0.87 1.66 2.6