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0807 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $3.93B, Rnk 570 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $898M, Spain

Top Importer (2018): $838M, United States

Product Complexity (2018): -1.6, Rnk 953 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 11.3%, Rnk 703 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 23.6%, Rnk 65 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.021%, Rnk 570 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Melons. In 2018, Melons were the world's 570th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.93B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Melons grew by 11.3%, from  $3.53B to $3.93B. Trade in Melons represent 0.021% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Melons  were Spain ($898M), Mexico ($458M), Guatemala ($303M), Netherlands ($284M), and Brazil ($242M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Melons were United States ($838M), Germany ($563M), France ($336M), Canada ($262M), and Netherlands ($251M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Melons was 23.6%, been the 65 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Melons are Barbados (119%), Turkmenistan (100%), Thailand (94.9%), Turkey (85.9%), and Lebanon (66.6%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), United Arab Emirates (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Kuwait (0%), and Oman (0%).

Ranking: Melons ranks 953rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Spain, $898M

Top Destination (2018): United States, $838M

Melons are the world's 570th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Melons were Spain ($898M), Mexico ($458M), Guatemala ($303M), Netherlands ($284M), and Brazil ($242M).

In 2018, the top importers of Melons were United States ($838M), Germany ($563M), France ($336M), Canada ($262M), and Netherlands ($251M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): Netherlands, $154M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): Germany, $173M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Melons grew the fastest in Netherlands ($154M), Spain ($145M), United States ($62.8M), Italy ($52.4M), and Morocco ($32.9M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Melons were Germany ($173M), France ($32.7M), Hong Kong ($31.3M), Canada ($25.5M), and United Arab Emirates ($22.9M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Melons.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.21. This means that most of the exports of Melons are explained by 18 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Spain, $756M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): United States, $614M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Melons. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Melons during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Melons were Spain ($756M), Mexico ($439M), Guatemala ($303M), Brazil ($242M), and Honduras ($198M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Melons were United States ($614M), Germany ($524M), Canada ($262M), France ($253M), and United Kingdom ($205M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Melons. The forecast is based in a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Melons was 23.6%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Melons were Barbados (119%), Turkmenistan (100%), Thailand (94.9%), Turkey (85.9%), and Lebanon (66.6%).

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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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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.