Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cut Flowers. In 2019, Cut Flowers were the world's 346th most traded product, with a total trade of $8.94B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Cut Flowers grew by 0.18%, from $8.92B to $8.94B. Trade in Cut Flowers represent 0.049% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Cut Flowers  were Netherlands ($4.08B), Colombia ($1.47B), Ecuador ($881M), Kenya ($616M), and Ethiopia ($238M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Cut Flowers were United States ($1.87B), Germany ($1.23B), Netherlands ($851M), United Kingdom ($842M), and Russia ($563M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Cut Flowers was 25.3%, making it the 39th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cut Flowers are Finland (149%), Norway (123%), Iran (106%), and Syria (73.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), Singapore (0%), and Switzerland (0%).

Ranking Cut Flowers ranks 899th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Netherlands, $4.08B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $1.87B

Cut Flowers are the world's 346th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Cut Flowers were Netherlands ($4.08B), Colombia ($1.47B), Ecuador ($881M), Kenya ($616M), and Ethiopia ($238M).

In 2019, the top importers of Cut Flowers were United States ($1.87B), Germany ($1.23B), Netherlands ($851M), United Kingdom ($842M), and Russia ($563M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Ethiopia, $135M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Netherlands, $72.8M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Cut Flowers grew the fastest in Ethiopia ($135M), Ecuador ($28.6M), Colombia ($16.9M), Belarus ($14.6M), and Uganda ($12.1M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Cut Flowers were Netherlands ($72.8M), United States ($45.5M), Saudi Arabia ($23.4M), Belarus ($18.6M), and Belgium ($18.3M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cut Flowers.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.05. This means that most of the exports of Cut Flowers are explained by 8 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Netherlands, $3.23B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $1.85B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Cut Flowers. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Cut Flowers during 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cut Flowers were Netherlands ($3.23B), Colombia ($1.47B), Ecuador ($880M), Kenya ($616M), and Ethiopia ($238M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cut Flowers were United States ($1.85B), Germany ($1.16B), United Kingdom ($801M), Russia ($562M), and France ($487M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Cut Flowers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Cut flowers and flower buds for... ($8.49B) and Cut flowers and flower buds for... ($451M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Cut Flowers was 25.3%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Cut Flowers were Finland (149%), Norway (123%), Iran (106%), and Syria (73.5%).

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