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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Vegetable Products. In 2021, Vegetable Products were the world's 11th most traded product, with a total trade of $638B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Vegetable Products grew by 15.5%, from $552B to $638B. Trade in Vegetable Products represent 3.03% of total world trade.

Vegetable Products include Cereals, Edible fruits, nuts & fruit peels, Oils seeds, oleaginous fruits, grains, straw & fodder, Edible vegetables, roots, & tubers, Coffee, tea, mate & spices, Live trees, plants, bulbs, cut flowers, & ornamental foliage, Products of the milling industry, Natural gums, resins & other vegetable extracts, and Vegetable plaiting materials & products, n.e.s..

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Vegetable Products  were United States ($85.3B), Brazil ($53B), Netherlands ($35.3B), China ($27.5B), and Canada ($26.4B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Vegetable Products were China ($93.7B), United States ($51.9B), Germany ($41.6B), Netherlands ($25.7B), and Japan ($21B).

Ranking Vegetable Products ranks 19th 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)United States$85.3B
Top Destination (2021)China$93.7B

In 2021 Vegetable Products were the world's 11th most traded product (out of 21).

In 2021, the top exporters of Vegetable Products were United States ($85.3B), Brazil ($53B), Netherlands ($35.3B), China ($27.5B), and Canada ($26.4B).

In 2021, the top importers of Vegetable Products were China ($93.7B), United States ($51.9B), Germany ($41.6B), Netherlands ($25.7B), and Japan ($21B).

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Exporters of Vegetable Products (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$13.6B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)China$20.5B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Vegetable Products grew the fastest in United States ($13.6B), Brazil ($10B), Australia ($8.78B), India ($5.15B), and Netherlands ($4.04B).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Vegetable Products were China ($20.5B), United States ($4.92B), Germany ($4.82B), Mexico ($4.31B), and Japan ($3.19B).

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Exporters of Vegetable Products (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Vegetable Products (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Vegetable Products.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 5.42. This means that most of the exports of Vegetable Products are explained by 42 countries.

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Value of Exports in Vegetable Products

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Brazil$47.6B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)China$66.3B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Vegetable Products were Brazil ($47.6B), United States ($33.4B), India ($15.9B), Argentina ($15.7B), and Australia ($14.7B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Vegetable Products were China ($66.3B), Germany ($24.8B), Japan ($19.9B), United Kingdom ($15.9B), and South Korea ($9.91B).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Vegetable Products, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Cereals ($159B), Edible fruits, nuts & fruit peels ($147B), Oils seeds, oleaginous fruits, grains, straw... ($129B), Edible vegetables, roots, & tubers ($82.9B), and Coffee, tea, mate & spices ($58.3B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Vegetable Products (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 Vegetable Products.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Vegetable Products in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Vegetable Products 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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