Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Foodstuffs. In 2020, Foodstuffs were the world's 10th most traded product, with a total trade of $620B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Foodstuffs N/A by N/A, from $618B to $620B. Trade in Foodstuffs represent 3.7% of total world trade.

Foodstuffs include Wine, Other Edible Preparations, Raw Sugar, Hard Liquor, Baked Goods, Rolled Tobacco, Soybean Meal, Animal Food, Chocolate, and Malt Extract, among others.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Foodstuffs  were United States ($44.7B), Germany ($44B), Netherlands ($38.7B), France ($36.5B), and Italy ($32.3B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Foodstuffs were United States ($74.4B), Germany ($40B), United Kingdom ($33.6B), France ($27.3B), and Netherlands ($26.8B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Foodstuffs was 1.65k%, making it the 1st lowest tariff using the Section product classification.

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Ranking Foodstuffs ranks 16th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Foodstuffs. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): United States, $44.7B

Top Destination (2020): United States, $74.4B

Foodstuffs are the world's 10th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Foodstuffs were United States ($44.7B), Germany ($44B), Netherlands ($38.7B), France ($36.5B), and Italy ($32.3B).

In 2020, the top importers of Foodstuffs were United States ($74.4B), Germany ($40B), United Kingdom ($33.6B), France ($27.3B), and Netherlands ($26.8B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): United States, $2.9B

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Foodstuffs were United States ($2.9B), Germany ($1.81B), China ($1.77B), Poland ($1B), and United Kingdom ($937M).

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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 Foodstuffs.

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This map shows which countries export or import more of Foodstuffs. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Foodstuffs during 2020.

Disaggregation

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In 2020, the world most traded Foodstuffs, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Other Edible Preparations ($49.1B), Baked Goods ($37.3B), Animal Food ($34.5B), Wine ($34.1B), and Hard Liquor ($28.8B)

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

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.