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Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals

1008 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Buckwheat. In 2020, Buckwheat were the world's 842nd most traded product, with a total trade of $1.25B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Buckwheat grew by 20.5%, from $1.04B to $1.25B. Trade in Buckwheat represent 0.0075% of total world trade.

Buckwheat are a part of Cereals. They include Cereals unmilled nes, Millet, Canary seed, and Buckwheat.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Buckwheat  were Poland ($202M), Peru ($128M), Canada ($111M), United States ($96M), and Bolivia ($94.4M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Buckwheat were Germany ($175M), United States ($130M), Spain ($121M), Netherlands ($62.3M), and Nigeria ($57.4M).

Ranking Buckwheat ranks 973rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): Poland, $202M

Top Destination (2020): Germany, $175M

Buckwheat are the world's 842nd most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Buckwheat were Poland ($202M), Peru ($128M), Canada ($111M), United States ($96M), and Bolivia ($94.4M).

In 2020, the top importers of Buckwheat were Germany ($175M), United States ($130M), Spain ($121M), Netherlands ($62.3M), and Nigeria ($57.4M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Poland, $130M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Spain, $82.1M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Buckwheat grew the fastest in Poland ($130M), United Kingdom ($28.1M), Lithuania ($20.6M), Ukraine ($12.7M), and China ($12.4M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Buckwheat were Spain ($82.1M), Germany ($59.8M), Nigeria ($46.1M), Netherlands ($12.1M), and Ukraine ($9.11M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Buckwheat.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.56. This means that most of the exports of Buckwheat are explained by 23 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Poland, $186M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Germany, $136M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Buckwheat. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Buckwheat during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Buckwheat were Poland ($186M), Peru ($126M), Bolivia ($94.4M), Canada ($73.9M), and India ($42.4M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Buckwheat were Germany ($136M), Spain ($102M), Nigeria ($57.3M), Japan ($41.5M), and Indonesia ($35.4M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Buckwheat, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Cereals unmilled nes ($818M), Millet ($203M), Canary seed ($118M), and Buckwheat ($114M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Buckwheat.
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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Buckwheat to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.