Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Sorghum. In 2020, Sorghum were the world's 745th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.75B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Sorghum grew by 91.9%, from $914M to $1.75B. Trade in Sorghum represent 0.01% of total world trade.

Sorghum are a part of Cereals. They include Grain sorghum.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Sorghum  were United States ($1.39B), Argentina ($116M), Australia ($52.2M), France ($38.3M), and Kenya ($27.3M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Sorghum were China ($1.25B), Japan ($79.9M), Mexico ($72.2M), South Sudan ($38.7M), and Spain ($27.1M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Sorghum was 5.97%, making it the 713th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Sorghum are South Korea (275%), India (68.3%), Bhutan (48.9%), and Turkey (43.1%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Egypt (0%), Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Indonesia (0%), and Laos (0%).

Ranking Sorghum ranks 1017th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Sorghum. 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): United States, $1.39B

Top Destination (2020): China, $1.25B

Sorghum are the world's 745th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Sorghum were United States ($1.39B), Argentina ($116M), Australia ($52.2M), France ($38.3M), and Kenya ($27.3M).

In 2020, the top importers of Sorghum were China ($1.25B), Japan ($79.9M), Mexico ($72.2M), South Sudan ($38.7M), and Spain ($27.1M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): United States, $818M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): China, $1.01B

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Sorghum grew the fastest in United States ($818M), Argentina ($41.1M), Australia ($22.3M), France ($8.14M), and Hungary ($8.02M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Sorghum were China ($1.01B), Zimbabwe ($10.3M), Ethiopia ($8.14M), South Sudan ($8.14M), and New Zealand ($7.24M).

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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 Sorghum.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 1.5. This means that most of the exports of Sorghum are explained by 2 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): United States, $1.39B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): China, $1.24B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Sorghum. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Sorghum during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sorghum were United States ($1.39B), Argentina ($115M), Australia ($52.2M), France ($34.5M), and Ukraine ($20.1M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sorghum were China ($1.24B), Japan ($79.9M), Mexico ($72M), South Sudan ($38.7M), and Ethiopia ($26.4M).

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Sorghum, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Grain sorghum ($1.75B)

Country Comparison

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

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Sorghum was 5.97%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Sorghum were South Korea (275%), India (68.3%), Bhutan (48.9%), and Turkey (43.1%).

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.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Sorghum to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.