Classification 72072 for Standard International Trade Classification (SITC).

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cocoa. In 2018, Cocoa were the world's 165th most traded product, with a total trade of $19B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Cocoa decreased by -1.86%, from $19.4B to $19B. Trade in Cocoa represent 0.1% of total world trade.

Cocoa are a part of Coffee, tea, cocoa, spices, and manufactures thereof. They include Cocoa Beans, Cocoa Butter, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, and Cocoa.

Exports In 2018 the top exporters of Cocoa  were Cote d'Ivoire ($4.27B), Ghana ($3.2B), Netherlands ($3.19B), Indonesia ($1.2B), and Germany ($1.12B).

Imports In 2018 the top importers of Cocoa were Netherlands ($2.73B), Germany ($2.18B), United States ($1.83B), Malaysia ($1.68B), and Belgium ($1.31B).

Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2018)Cote d'Ivoire$4.27B
Top Destination (2018)Netherlands$2.73B

In 2018 Cocoa were the world's 165th most traded product (out of 414).

In 2018, the top exporters of Cocoa were Cote d'Ivoire ($4.27B), Ghana ($3.2B), Netherlands ($3.19B), Indonesia ($1.2B), and Germany ($1.12B).

In 2018, the top importers of Cocoa were Netherlands ($2.73B), Germany ($2.18B), United States ($1.83B), Malaysia ($1.68B), and Belgium ($1.31B).

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Exporters of Cocoa (2018)
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Importers of Cocoa (2018)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018)Ghana$730M
Top Destination Growth (2017 -  2018)Malaysia$815M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Cocoa grew the fastest in Ghana ($730M), Germany ($210M), Estonia ($162M), Malaysia ($162M), and Belgium ($105M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Cocoa were Malaysia ($815M), Indonesia ($85.9M), Singapore ($65.6M), Ukraine ($59.9M), and United Arab Emirates ($57.5M).

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Exporters of Cocoa (2017 - 2018)

Importers of Cocoa (2017 - 2018)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cocoa.

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Value of Exports in Cocoa

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2018)Cote d'Ivoire$4.27B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2018)United States$1.57B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Cocoa. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Cocoa during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cocoa were Cote d'Ivoire ($4.27B), Ghana ($3.19B), Ecuador ($746M), Indonesia ($581M), and Netherlands ($465M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cocoa were United States ($1.57B), Germany ($1.06B), Belgium ($597M), Malaysia ($589M), and Italy ($535M).

Net Trade (2018)

Disaggregation

Value

In 2018, the world most traded Cocoa, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Cocoa Beans ($8.54B), Cocoa Butter ($8.21B), and Unsweetened Cocoa Powder ($2.27B)

Subgroup Disaggregation for Cocoa (2018)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Cocoa.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Cocoa in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Cocoa by percentage of total exports

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