Rice Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported rice totaled an estimated US$24.7 billion in 2018. The overall value of rice imports for all buyer countries fell by an average -0.4% since 2014 when worldwide rice purchases were valued at $24.8 billion. Year over year, global rice imports appreciated by 4.8% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Asian countries […]

Corn Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported corn cost a total US$36.4 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of corn imports fell by -3.1% for all importing countries since 2014 when corn purchases were valued at $37.6 billion. Year over year, international buys of corn appreciated by 10.2% from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, Asian countries […]

Corn Exports by Country

Global sales from corn exports by country totaled US$33.7 billion in 2018. Also known as maize, the value of exported corn rose by an average 1.4% for all exporting countries since 2014 when corn shipments were valued at $33.2 billion. Year over year, the value of globally exported corn expanded by 12.2% from 2017 to […]

China’s Rice Imports by Country

Considering the 1.4 billion mouths to feed in China, it should come as no surprise that the People’s Republic is the world’s number 1 importer of rice. Total rice imports by country cost China a total US$1.6 billion via purchases from 14 rice-supplying trade partners during 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 30.2% increase in […]

Top Imported Fruits Most Loved by Americans

Avocados, bananas and fresh grapes are America’s three most popular imported fruits. Collectively they represent 47.6% of the value of all fruits imported into the United States during 2017. Overall in 2017, U.S. demand amounted to US$14.6 billion worth of imported fruits. That dollar amount equals a 44.1% increase from the value of America’s imported […]

Turkey Exports by Country

Globally US$2.3 billion worth of turkey meat was exported during 2017 comprising fresh, chilled and frozen products. That dollar amount reflects a -12.1% decline since 2013 when overall turkey meat exports were valued at $2.8 billion. Over half (58.1%) of turkey exports were fresh or chilled meat compared to 41.9% for frozen turkey exports. At […]

Top Strawberries Exporters by Country

Global export sales by all countries totaled an estimated US$2.5 billion during 2017 for fresh strawberries, while the value of shipments for frozen strawberries amounted to an estimated $939.8 million. Overall, the value of globally exported fresh strawberries increased in value by about 8.1% since 2013 when fresh strawberries exports were valued at $2.4 billion. […]

Ecuador’s Bananas Exports by Country

Blessed with plantations located in the northwestern part of South America, Ecuador is the world’s number one exporter of bananas including plantains. During 2017, Ecuador exported US$3 billion worth of bananas delivered to 71 countries worldwide. That dollar amount reflects a 30.6% increase since 2013 and a 11.1% upswing from 2016 to 2017. The latest […]