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

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cut Flowers. In 2020, Cut Flowers were the world's 352nd most traded product, with a total trade of $8.45B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Cut Flowers decreased by -3.91%, from $8.79B to $8.45B. Trade in Cut Flowers represent 0.05% of total world trade.

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

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Cut Flowers  were Netherlands ($4.01B), Colombia ($1.42B), Ecuador ($835M), Kenya ($596M), and Ethiopia ($191M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Cut Flowers were United States ($1.68B), Germany ($1.26B), United Kingdom ($832M), Netherlands ($830M), and Russia ($559M).

Ranking Cut Flowers ranks 943rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Cut Flowers. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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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): Netherlands, $4.01B

Top Destination (2020): United States, $1.68B

Cut Flowers are the world's 352nd most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Cut Flowers were Netherlands ($4.01B), Colombia ($1.42B), Ecuador ($835M), Kenya ($596M), and Ethiopia ($191M).

In 2020, the top importers of Cut Flowers were United States ($1.68B), Germany ($1.26B), United Kingdom ($832M), Netherlands ($830M), and Russia ($559M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Belarus, $40.1M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Germany, $39M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Cut Flowers grew the fastest in Belarus ($40.1M), Luxembourg ($1.69M), Israel ($1.02M), Rwanda ($945k), and Czechia ($810k).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Cut Flowers were Germany ($39M), Denmark ($17.3M), Belgium ($11.4M), Finland ($9.61M), and Vietnam ($7.87M).

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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 Cut Flowers.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.91. This means that most of the exports of Cut Flowers are explained by 7 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Netherlands, $3.18B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $1.67B

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 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cut Flowers were Netherlands ($3.18B), Colombia ($1.42B), Ecuador ($835M), Kenya ($596M), and Ethiopia ($191M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cut Flowers were United States ($1.67B), Germany ($1.2B), United Kingdom ($800M), Russia ($558M), and France ($436M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2020, the world most traded Cut Flowers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Fresh cut flowers and flower buds... ($7.96B) and Dried flowers ($485M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Cut Flowers.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Cut Flowers in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

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.