Top Imported Fruits Most Loved by Americans

Bananas excluding plantains, avocados and grapes are America’s three most popular imported fruits. Collectively they represent 44.6% of the value of all fresh or dried fruits imported into the United States during 2018. Overall U.S. demand totaled US$15.2 billion worth of non-frozen fruits imported during 2018. That dollar amount equals a 32.4% increase from the […]

Avocados Exports by Country

Worldwide, avocados exports by country totaled US$5.7 billion in 2018. That dollar value reflects an 86.4% increase for all avocados shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, the value of exported avocados slowed by -4.5% from 2017 to 2018. Noted for their smooth texture, avocados have a distinct and subtle flavor […]

Maple Syrup Exporters by Country

Global sales for maple syrup exporters totaled US$380.4 million during 2018. That figure reflects a 12.1% increase since 2014 when exported maple syrup sales amounted to $339.3 million. From 2017 to 2018, maple syrup exports appreciated by 5.3%. Canada dominates over four-fifths (82.3%) of that total, with 61 other nations selling smaller amounts of maple […]

Top Sweet Pepper and Chili Pepper Exporters

International sales of exported sweet peppers (also called bell peppers) and chili peppers totaled US$5.5 billion during 2018. That dollar amount reflects an average 12.9% increase in value from $4.9 billion in 2014. From 2017 to 2018, global sales of peppers appreciated by 6.7%. Europe exported the highest dollar worth of peppers during 2018 with […]

Sugar Exports by Country

Sugar exports by country during 2018 totaled an estimated US$21.1 billion, down by an average -21.9% for all sugar shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014 when sugar shipments were valued at $27.1 billion. Year over year, the value of globally exported sugar fell by -29% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Latin America […]

Rice Exports by Country

Worldwide rice exports by country totaled an estimated US$24.5 billion in 2018, down by an average -7.1% for all exporting countries since 2014 when overall rice shipments were valued at $26.4 billion. Year over year, the value of global rice exports gained a modest 0.7% from the $24.4 billion worth of exported rice in 2017. […]

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 […]

Pineapples Exports by Country

Global sales for pineapples exports by country totaled US$2.12 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of exported pineapples rose by an average 13.8% for all exporting countries since 2014 when pineapples shipments were valued at $1.9 billion. Year over year, the value of globally exported pineapples increased by 4.3% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, […]