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1206 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Sunflower Seeds. In 2020, Sunflower Seeds were the world's 490th most traded product, with a total trade of $4.82B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Sunflower Seeds grew by 9.1%, from $4.42B to $4.82B. Trade in Sunflower Seeds represent 0.029% of total world trade.

Sunflower Seeds are a part of Oils seeds, oleaginous fruits, grains, straw & fodder. They include Sunflower seeds.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Sunflower Seeds  were Romania ($671M), China ($628M), Russia ($589M), Bulgaria ($537M), and France ($432M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Sunflower Seeds were Turkey ($560M), Bulgaria ($504M), Russia ($300M), Netherlands ($292M), and Germany ($267M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Sunflower Seeds was 7.14%, making it the 611th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Sunflower Seeds ranks 624th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Sunflower Seeds. 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): Romania, $671M

Top Destination (2020): Turkey, $560M

Sunflower Seeds are the world's 490th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Sunflower Seeds were Romania ($671M), China ($628M), Russia ($589M), Bulgaria ($537M), and France ($432M).

In 2020, the top importers of Sunflower Seeds were Turkey ($560M), Bulgaria ($504M), Russia ($300M), Netherlands ($292M), and Germany ($267M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Russia, $333M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Bulgaria, $240M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Sunflower Seeds grew the fastest in Russia ($333M), Bulgaria ($112M), Ukraine ($88.2M), France ($37.4M), and China ($34.3M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Sunflower Seeds were Bulgaria ($240M), United States ($52.4M), Netherlands ($43.7M), Turkey ($41.7M), and Romania ($40.6M).

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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 Sunflower Seeds.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.08. This means that most of the exports of Sunflower Seeds are explained by 16 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $539M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Turkey, $362M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sunflower Seeds were China ($539M), Romania ($406M), Russia ($289M), France ($216M), and Moldova ($160M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sunflower Seeds were Turkey ($362M), Netherlands ($251M), Germany ($228M), Spain ($148M), and Egypt ($106M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2020, the world most traded Sunflower Seeds, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Sunflower seeds ($4.82B)

Country Comparison

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

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 Sunflower Seeds to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.