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0705 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Lettuce. In 2019, Lettuce were the world's 640th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.93B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Lettuce grew by 2.52%, from $2.85B to $2.93B. Trade in Lettuce represent 0.016% of total world trade.

Exports In 2019 the top exporters of Lettuce  were Spain ($856M), United States ($523M), Mexico ($320M), Italy ($274M), and Netherlands ($256M).

Imports In 2019 the top importers of Lettuce were Canada ($451M), Germany ($434M), United States ($373M), France ($206M), and United Kingdom ($178M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Lettuce was 20.7%, making it the 103rd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Lettuce are Cyprus (73.3%), Barbados (70.1%), Jamaica (70%), Norway (54.2%), and Angola (50%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), United Arab Emirates (0%), Hong Kong (0%), and Kuwait (0%).

Ranking Lettuce ranks 765th 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): Spain, $856M

Top Destination (2019): Canada, $451M

Lettuce are the world's 640th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Lettuce were Spain ($856M), United States ($523M), Mexico ($320M), Italy ($274M), and Netherlands ($256M).

In 2019, the top importers of Lettuce were Canada ($451M), Germany ($434M), United States ($373M), France ($206M), and United Kingdom ($178M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Mexico, $77.3M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $82.6M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Lettuce grew the fastest in Mexico ($77.3M), China ($28.4M), United States ($21.3M), Poland ($7.59M), and Canada ($6.85M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Lettuce were United States ($82.6M), Canada ($21.8M), Hong Kong ($19.4M), Mexico ($12.9M), and Germany ($8.81M).

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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 Lettuce.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.47. This means that most of the exports of Lettuce are explained by 11 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Spain, $832M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Canada, $398M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Lettuce were Spain ($832M), Mexico ($294M), Italy ($153M), United States ($150M), and Netherlands ($131M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Lettuce were Canada ($398M), Germany ($364M), United Kingdom ($159M), France ($126M), and Hong Kong ($87.5M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Lettuce, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Lettuce, fresh or chilled except cabbage... ($1.59B), Cabbage lettuce (head lettuce) fresh or... ($1.04B), Chicory, fresh or chilled, except witloof ($198M), and Witloof chicory, fresh or chilled ($102M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Lettuce was 20.7%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Lettuce were Cyprus (73.3%), Barbados (70.1%), Jamaica (70%), Norway (54.2%), and Angola (50%).

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