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0807 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $3.74B, Rnk 578 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $849M | $807M, Spain | United States

2019
Product Complexity
: -1.64, Rnk 905 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -6.45%, Rnk 820 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 23.6%, Rnk 65 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.021%, Rnk 578 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Melons. In 2019, Melons were the world's 578th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.74B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Melons decreased by -6.45%, from  $3.99B to $3.74B. Trade in Melons represent 0.021% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Melons  were Spain ($849M), Mexico ($539M), Brazil ($269M), Netherlands ($220M), and United States ($207M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Melons were United States ($807M), Germany ($450M), France ($323M), Netherlands ($241M), and United Kingdom ($219M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Melons was 23.6%, making it the 65th 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 905th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Spain, $849M

Top Destination (2019): United States, $807M

Melons are the world's 578th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Melons were Spain ($849M), Mexico ($539M), Brazil ($269M), Netherlands ($220M), and United States ($207M).

In 2019, the top importers of Melons were United States ($807M), Germany ($450M), France ($323M), Netherlands ($241M), and United Kingdom ($219M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Mexico, $63.6M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): United States, $56.2M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Melons grew the fastest in Mexico ($63.6M), China ($44.6M), Brazil ($27.2M), Honduras ($11.2M), and Laos ($10.2M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Melons were United States ($56.2M), Italy ($25M), Vietnam ($22.5M), Malaysia ($10M), and Hong Kong ($5.93M).

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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 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.25. This means that most of the exports of Melons are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Spain, $726M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): United States, $600M

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 2019.

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Melons were Spain ($726M), Mexico ($528M), Brazil ($269M), Guatemala ($192M), and Morocco ($163M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Melons were United States ($600M), Germany ($416M), France ($250M), Canada ($216M), and United Kingdom ($202M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Melons, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Melons (including watermelons), fresh ($3.43B) and Papaws (papayas), fresh ($303M)

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.