Lettuce (lactuca sativa) and chicory (cichorium spp.) fresh or chilled

0705 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Lettuce. In 2021, Lettuce were the world's 634th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.31B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Lettuce grew by 12.6%, from $2.94B to $3.31B. Trade in Lettuce represent 0.016% of total world trade.

Lettuce are a part of Edible vegetables, roots, & tubers. They include Lettuce (Non-cabbage) (Fresh/Chilled), Cabbage Lettuce (Fresh/Chilled), Chicory (Non-witloof) (Fresh/Chilled), and Witloof Chicory (Fresh/Chilled).

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Lettuce  were Spain ($1.04B), United States ($537M), Mexico ($407M), Netherlands ($279M), and Italy ($271M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Lettuce were Germany ($518M), Canada ($457M), United States ($457M), France ($237M), and United Kingdom ($185M).

Ranking Lettuce ranks 754th 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)Spain$1.04B
Top Destination (2021)Germany$518M

In 2021 Lettuce were the world's 634th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Lettuce were Spain ($1.04B), United States ($537M), Mexico ($407M), Netherlands ($279M), and Italy ($271M).

In 2021, the top importers of Lettuce were Germany ($518M), Canada ($457M), United States ($457M), France ($237M), and United Kingdom ($185M).

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Exporters of Lettuce (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Spain$177M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Germany$76M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Lettuce grew the fastest in Spain ($177M), Mexico ($57.2M), Netherlands ($32.9M), Italy ($28.3M), and Germany ($21.4M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Lettuce were Germany ($76M), United States ($58.4M), France ($37.1M), United Kingdom ($25.5M), and Canada ($21.2M).

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Exporters of Lettuce (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Lettuce (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.36. This means that most of the exports of Lettuce are explained by 10 countries.

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Value of Exports in Lettuce

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Spain$1.02B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Germany$430M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Lettuce were Spain ($1.02B), Mexico ($365M), China ($201M), Netherlands ($141M), and Italy ($140M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Lettuce were Germany ($430M), Canada ($401M), United Kingdom ($179M), France ($171M), and Hong Kong ($156M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Lettuce, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Lettuce (Non-cabbage) (Fresh/Chilled) ($1.89B), Cabbage Lettuce (Fresh/Chilled) ($1.13B), Chicory (Non-witloof) (Fresh/Chilled) ($187M), and Witloof Chicory (Fresh/Chilled) ($106M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Lettuce (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 Lettuce.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Lettuce by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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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 Lettuce 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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