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1206 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2019): $4.41B, Rnk 533 / 1217

Top Exporter (2019): $815M, Romania

Top Importer (2019): $515M, Turkey

Product Complexity (2019): -0.26, Rnk 597 / 961

Export Growth (CAGR)(2018 - 2019): 7.39%, Rnk 112 / 1217

Mean Tariff (2018): 7.22%, Rnk 606 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2019): 0.024%, Rnk 533 / 1217

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Sunflower Seeds. In 2019, Sunflower Seeds were the world's 533rd most traded product, with a total trade of $4.41B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Sunflower Seeds grew by 7.39%, from  $4.11B to $4.41B. Trade in Sunflower Seeds represent 0.024% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Sunflower Seeds  were Romania ($815M), China ($596M), Bulgaria ($424M), France ($398M), and United States ($277M).

Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Sunflower Seeds were Turkey ($515M), Bulgaria ($265M), Spain ($263M), Russia ($260M), and Germany ($255M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Sunflower Seeds was 7.22%, making it the 606th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Sunflower Seeds are Bahamas (31.2%), Israel (29.8%), Slovakia (29.5%), Czechia (29.5%), and Cameroon (29.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), and Laos (0%).

Ranking: Sunflower Seeds ranks 597th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2019): Romania, $815M

Top Destination (2019): Turkey, $515M

Sunflower Seeds are the world's 533rd most traded product.

In 2019, the top exporters of Sunflower Seeds were Romania ($815M), China ($596M), Bulgaria ($424M), France ($398M), and United States ($277M).

In 2019, the top importers of Sunflower Seeds were Turkey ($515M), Bulgaria ($265M), Spain ($263M), Russia ($260M), and Germany ($255M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2018 -  2019): Russia, $204M

Top Destination Growth (2018 - 2019): Turkey, $216M

Between 2018 and 2019, the exports of Sunflower Seeds grew the fastest in Russia ($204M), Romania ($84.7M), Kazakhstan ($62M), China ($48.3M), and Turkey ($46.5M).

Between 2018 and 2019, the fastest growing importers of Sunflower Seeds were Turkey ($216M), Bulgaria ($93.3M), China ($73.6M), United Arab Emirates ($30.8M), and Spain ($27.8M).

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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 Sunflower Seeds.

In 2019,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.03. This means that most of the exports of Sunflower Seeds are explained by 16 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2019): Romania, $589M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2019): Turkey, $337M

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

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Sunflower Seeds were Romania ($589M), China ($485M), United States ($197M), Moldova ($190M), and France ($171M).

In 2019, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Sunflower Seeds were Turkey ($337M), Netherlands ($227M), Germany ($221M), Spain ($182M), and Ukraine ($164M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2019, the world most traded Sunflower Seeds, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Sunflower seeds ($4.41B)

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Sunflower Seeds was 7.22%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Sunflower Seeds were Bahamas (31.2%), Israel (29.8%), Slovakia (29.5%), Czechia (29.5%), and Cameroon (29.4%).

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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.