Cheese processed, not grated or powdered

040630 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Processed Cheese. In 2021, Processed Cheese were the world's 1054th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.19B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Processed Cheese grew by 7.77%, from $2.96B to $3.19B. Trade in Processed Cheese represent 0.015% of total world trade.

Processed Cheese are a part of Cheese.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Processed Cheese  were Germany ($471M), France ($351M), New Zealand ($255M), Bahrain ($228M), and Belgium ($204M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Processed Cheese were Saudi Arabia ($246M), United Kingdom ($238M), France ($159M), Italy ($143M), and Germany ($123M).

Ranking Processed Cheese ranks 2917th 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)Germany$471M
Top Destination (2021)Saudi Arabia$246M

In 2021 Processed Cheese were the world's 1054th most traded product (out of 4,641).

In 2021, the top exporters of Processed Cheese were Germany ($471M), France ($351M), New Zealand ($255M), Bahrain ($228M), and Belgium ($204M).

In 2021, the top importers of Processed Cheese were Saudi Arabia ($246M), United Kingdom ($238M), France ($159M), Italy ($143M), and Germany ($123M).

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Exporters of Processed Cheese (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)New Zealand$102M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)China$38.2M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Processed Cheese grew the fastest in New Zealand ($102M), Bahrain ($100M), Germany ($71.1M), Belgium ($20.2M), and Poland ($17.3M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Processed Cheese were China ($38.2M), France ($23.8M), Chinese Taipei ($19M), Oman ($18.4M), and Netherlands ($14.6M).

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Exporters of Processed Cheese (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Processed Cheese (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Processed Cheese.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.57. This means that most of the exports of Processed Cheese are explained by 23 countries.

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Value of Exports in Processed Cheese

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Germany$347M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United Kingdom$194M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Processed Cheese were Germany ($347M), New Zealand ($248M), Bahrain ($209M), France ($191M), and Austria ($160M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Processed Cheese were United Kingdom ($194M), Italy ($123M), China ($120M), Saudi Arabia ($91.3M), and United Arab Emirates ($82.6M).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Processed Cheese.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Processed Cheese 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)

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