Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cereal Flours. In 2020, Cereal Flours were the world's 866th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.13B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Cereal Flours grew by 12.9%, from $1B to $1.13B. Trade in Cereal Flours represent 0.0068% of total world trade.

Cereal Flours are a part of Products of the milling industry; malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten. They include Maize (corn) flour, Cereal flour except wheat, meslin, rye, maize, rice, Rice flour, and Rye flour.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Cereal Flours  were Thailand ($163M), Mexico ($138M), United States ($97.2M), Germany ($68.1M), and Italy ($67M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Cereal Flours were United States ($195M), Canada ($47.8M), Spain ($41.4M), France ($41.1M), and Germany ($38.4M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Cereal Flours was 32.2%, making it the 21st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cereal Flours are Austria (341%), South Korea (298%), Taiwan (85.5%), Japan (79.3%), and Iran (47.3%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Mauritius (0%), United Arab Emirates (0%), Hong Kong (0%), and Kuwait (0%).

Ranking Cereal Flours ranks 869th 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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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): Thailand, $163M

Top Destination (2020): United States, $195M

Cereal Flours are the world's 866th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Cereal Flours were Thailand ($163M), Mexico ($138M), United States ($97.2M), Germany ($68.1M), and Italy ($67M).

In 2020, the top importers of Cereal Flours were United States ($195M), Canada ($47.8M), Spain ($41.4M), France ($41.1M), and Germany ($38.4M).

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Mexico, $36.6M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): United States, $43.9M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Cereal Flours grew the fastest in Mexico ($36.6M), Brazil ($24M), Germany ($11.5M), Belgium ($10.5M), and Canada ($7.69M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Cereal Flours were United States ($43.9M), Venezuela ($13.8M), El Salvador ($11.1M), Spain ($11.1M), and Guatemala ($8.51M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cereal Flours.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.76. This means that most of the exports of Cereal Flours are explained by 27 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Thailand, $157M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $98.3M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cereal Flours were Thailand ($157M), Mexico ($122M), Italy ($52.1M), Brazil ($52M), and Uganda ($31.5M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cereal Flours were United States ($98.3M), Angola ($28.6M), China ($27.9M), Spain ($26.7M), and Philippines ($26.6M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Cereal Flours, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Maize (corn) flour ($571M) and Cereal flour except wheat, meslin, rye,... ($562M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Cereal Flours.
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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 Cereal Flours to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.