Flowers; cut flowers and flower buds of a kind suitable for bouquets or for ornamental purposes, fresh, dried, dyed, bleached, impregnated or otherwise prepared

0603 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cut Flowers. In 2021, Cut Flowers were the world's 344th most traded product, with a total trade of $10.5B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Cut Flowers grew by 24.1%, from $8.47B to $10.5B. Trade in Cut Flowers represent 0.05% of total world trade.

Cut Flowers are a part of Live trees, plants, bulbs, cut flowers, & ornamental foliage. They include Fresh cut flowers and flower buds for bouquets and Dried flowers.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Cut Flowers  were Netherlands ($5.17B), Colombia ($1.73B), Ecuador ($937M), Kenya ($766M), and Ethiopia ($235M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Cut Flowers were United States ($2.14B), Germany ($1.63B), United Kingdom ($1.01B), Netherlands ($1B), and France ($608M).

Ranking Cut Flowers ranks 953rd 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

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)Netherlands$5.17B
Top Destination (2021)United States$2.14B

In 2021 Cut Flowers were the world's 344th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Cut Flowers were Netherlands ($5.17B), Colombia ($1.73B), Ecuador ($937M), Kenya ($766M), and Ethiopia ($235M).

In 2021, the top importers of Cut Flowers were United States ($2.14B), Germany ($1.63B), United Kingdom ($1.01B), Netherlands ($1B), and France ($608M).

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Exporters of Cut Flowers (2021)
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Importers of Cut Flowers (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Netherlands$1.16B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$451M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Cut Flowers grew the fastest in Netherlands ($1.16B), Colombia ($306M), Kenya ($172M), Ecuador ($102M), and Italy ($52.5M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Cut Flowers were United States ($451M), Germany ($374M), Netherlands ($175M), United Kingdom ($172M), and France ($155M).

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Exporters of Cut Flowers (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Cut Flowers (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cut Flowers.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.87. This means that most of the exports of Cut Flowers are explained by 7 countries.

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Value of Exports in Cut Flowers

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Netherlands$4.17B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$2.11B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Cut Flowers. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Cut Flowers during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cut Flowers were Netherlands ($4.17B), Colombia ($1.72B), Ecuador ($935M), Kenya ($766M), and Ethiopia ($234M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cut Flowers were United States ($2.11B), Germany ($1.57B), United Kingdom ($975M), France ($577M), and Russia ($526M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Cut Flowers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Fresh cut flowers and flower buds... ($9.9B) and Dried flowers ($609M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Cut Flowers (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Cut Flowers.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Cut Flowers by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

Diversification Frontier

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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.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

Country by Relatedness

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

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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