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1209 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

 2019
World Trade
: $7.87B, Rnk 384 / 1217

2019
Top Exporter | Top Importer
: $1.82B | $786M, Netherlands | Netherlands

2019
Product Complexity
: -1.19, Rnk 824 / 961

2018 - 2019
Export Growth (CAGR)
: -3.22%, Rnk 637 / 1217

2018
Mean Tariff
: 4.34%, Rnk 934 / 1259

 2019
Share of World Trade
: 0.043%, Rnk 384 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Sowing Seeds. In 2019, Sowing Seeds were the world's 384th most traded product, with a total trade of $7.87B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Sowing Seeds decreased by -3.22%, from  $8.13B to $7.87B. Trade in Sowing Seeds represent 0.043% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Sowing Seeds  were Netherlands ($1.82B), United States ($1.02B), France ($652M), Germany ($507M), and Denmark ($396M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Sowing Seeds were Netherlands ($786M), United States ($557M), Mexico ($499M), France ($471M), and Germany ($448M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Sowing Seeds was 4.34%, making it the 934th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Sowing Seeds are Tunisia (36%), Latvia (18.6%), Turkey (17.3%), Thailand (15.2%), and Romania (14.9%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Egypt (0%), Kenya (0%), Madagascar (0%), and Mozambique (0%).

Ranking: Sowing Seeds ranks 824th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Netherlands, $1.82B

Top Destination (2019): Netherlands, $786M

Sowing Seeds are the world's 384th most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Sowing Seeds were Netherlands ($1.82B), United States ($1.02B), France ($652M), Germany ($507M), and Denmark ($396M).

In 2019, the top importers of Sowing Seeds were Netherlands ($786M), United States ($557M), Mexico ($499M), France ($471M), and Germany ($448M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Chile, $39.4M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Mexico, $25.1M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Sowing Seeds grew the fastest in Chile ($39.4M), New Zealand ($19.7M), South Africa ($17.9M), Poland ($17.8M), and India ($16.4M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Sowing Seeds were Mexico ($25.1M), Netherlands ($20.7M), Japan ($20.2M), Canada ($14.4M), and Jordan ($9.78M).

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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 Sowing Seeds.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.39. This means that most of the exports of Sowing Seeds are explained by 21 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Netherlands, $1.04B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Mexico, $462M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sowing Seeds were Netherlands ($1.04B), United States ($466M), Denmark ($294M), Chile ($252M), and France ($181M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sowing Seeds were Mexico ($462M), Spain ($255M), Russia ($198M), United Kingdom ($121M), and Iran ($114M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Sowing Seeds, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Seed, vegetable, nes for sowing ($4.76B), Seed, forage plants, for sowing nes ($579M), Seed, sugar beet, for sowing ($556M), Seed, fruits and spores for sowing,... ($457M), and Seed, rye grass, for sowing ($434M)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Sowing Seeds was 4.34%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Sowing Seeds were Tunisia (36%), Latvia (18.6%), Turkey (17.3%), Thailand (15.2%), and Romania (14.9%).

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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.