Potatoes; fresh or chilled

0701 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Potatoes. In 2021, Potatoes were the world's 557th most traded product, with a total trade of $4.6B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Potatoes grew by 4.78%, from $4.39B to $4.6B. Trade in Potatoes represent 0.022% of total world trade.

Potatoes are a part of Edible vegetables, roots, & tubers. They include Potatoes (Non-seed) (Fresh/Chilled) and Seed Potatoes (Fresh/Chilled).

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Potatoes  were Netherlands ($805M), France ($682M), Germany ($460M), Canada ($290M), and United States ($271M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Potatoes were Belgium ($518M), Netherlands ($311M), United States ($276M), Germany ($266M), and Spain ($264M).

Ranking Potatoes ranks 825th 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$805M
Top Destination (2021)Belgium$518M

In 2021 Potatoes were the world's 557th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Potatoes were Netherlands ($805M), France ($682M), Germany ($460M), Canada ($290M), and United States ($271M).

In 2021, the top importers of Potatoes were Belgium ($518M), Netherlands ($311M), United States ($276M), Germany ($266M), and Spain ($264M).

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Exporters of Potatoes (2021)
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Importers of Potatoes (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Germany$68.1M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Belgium$138M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Potatoes grew the fastest in Germany ($68.1M), Pakistan ($56.4M), India ($33.1M), United States ($29.1M), and Iran ($24.2M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Potatoes were Belgium ($138M), Russia ($99.5M), Greece ($43.4M), Netherlands ($30.6M), and Egypt ($29.1M).

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Exporters of Potatoes (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Potatoes (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.38. This means that most of the exports of Potatoes are explained by 20 countries.

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Value of Exports in Potatoes

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)France$555M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Belgium$332M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Potatoes were France ($555M), Netherlands ($493M), Germany ($194M), Canada ($187M), and China ($182M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Potatoes were Belgium ($332M), Russia ($199M), Italy ($148M), Spain ($123M), and Vietnam ($115M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Potatoes, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Potatoes (Non-seed) (Fresh/Chilled) ($3.71B) and Seed Potatoes (Fresh/Chilled) ($892M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Potatoes (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 Potatoes.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Potatoes 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 Potatoes 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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