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 2022, Processed Cheese were the world's 1073rd most traded product, with a total trade of $3.34B. Between 2021 and 2022 the exports of Processed Cheese grew by 5.68%, from $3.16B to $3.34B. Trade in Processed Cheese represent 0.014% of total world trade.

Exports In 2022 the top exporters of Processed Cheese  were Germany ($521M), Bahrain ($413M), France ($336M), Austria ($221M), and Belgium ($206M).

Imports In 2022 the top importers of Processed Cheese were Saudi Arabia ($320M), United Kingdom ($200M), France ($172M), Italy ($151M), and Germany ($150M).

Ranking Processed Cheese ranks 3113th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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* Trade values are converted to USD using each month's exchange rate. For December 2023 data, the exchange rate from December 30, 2023 is used.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2022)Germany$521M
Top Destination (2022)Saudi Arabia$320M

In 2022 Processed Cheese were the world's 1073rd most traded product (out of 4,648).

In 2022, the top exporters of Processed Cheese were Germany ($521M), Bahrain ($413M), France ($336M), Austria ($221M), and Belgium ($206M).

In 2022, the top importers of Processed Cheese were Saudi Arabia ($320M), United Kingdom ($200M), France ($172M), Italy ($151M), and Germany ($150M).

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Exporters of Processed Cheese (2022)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2021 -  2022)Bahrain$144M
Top Destination Growth (2021 -  2022)Saudi Arabia$63.2M

Between 2021 and 2022, the exports of Processed Cheese grew the fastest in Bahrain ($144M), Germany ($50.3M), Austria ($25.6M), Denmark ($22.1M), and Italy ($9.9M).

Between 2021 and 2022, the fastest growing importers of Processed Cheese were Saudi Arabia ($63.2M), Kuwait ($42.9M), Oman ($36.8M), United Arab Emirates ($34.5M), and Germany ($26.8M).

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Exporters of Processed Cheese (2021 - 2022)

Importers of Processed Cheese (2021 - 2022)

Market Concentration

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

In 2022, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.52. This means that most of the exports of Processed Cheese are explained by 22 countries.

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Value of Exports in Processed Cheese

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2022)Bahrain$391M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2022)Saudi Arabia$206M

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 2022.

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Processed Cheese were Bahrain ($391M), Germany ($371M), Austria ($186M), New Zealand ($173M), and France ($164M).

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Processed Cheese were Saudi Arabia ($206M), United Kingdom ($181M), Italy ($120M), United Arab Emirates ($109M), and Kuwait ($99.6M).

Net Trade (2022)

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 (2022)

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