Overview: In 2018, Cheese were the world's 118th most traded product, with a total trade of $31.9B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Cheese grew by 7.62%, from $29.6B to $31.9B. Trade in Cheese represent 0.17% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Cheese were Germany ($4.58B), Netherlands ($3.88B), France ($3.68B), Italy ($3.34B), and Denmark ($1.73B).
Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Cheese were Germany ($4.38B), United Kingdom ($2.26B), Italy ($2.1B), France ($1.95B), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($1.75B).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Cheese was 27.4%, been the 31 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cheese are Canada (176%), Iceland (139%), Norway (128%), Turkey (127%), and Cyprus (77.7%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Maldives (0%), and Singapore (0%).
Ranking: Cheese ranks 590th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).