Cinnamon Exports by Country

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Global sales from cinnamon exports by country amounted to US$484 million in 2016.

Overall, the value of cinnamon exports were up by an average 48.7% for all exporting countries since 2012 when cinnamon shipments were valued at $325.5 million.

The 4-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for cinnamon and cinnamon-tree flowers is 0906.

Cinnamon Exports by Country

Below are the 15 countries that exported the highest dollar value worth of cinnamon during 2016:

  1. Sri Lanka: US$159.1 million (32.9% of total cinnamon exports)
  2. Indonesia: $94.2 million (19.5%)
  3. China: $91.5 million (18.9%)
  4. Vietnam: $71.9 million (14.8%)
  5. Netherlands: $10.3 million (2.1%)
  6. United States: $8.3 million (1.7%)
  7. Germany: $7.2 million (1.5%)
  8. France: $6.2 million (1.3%)
  9. India: $4.8 million (1%)
  10. Madagascar: $3.7 million (0.8%)
  11. Austria: $3.1 million (0.6%)
  12. United Kingdom: $1.9 million (0.4%)
  13. Singapore: $1.7 million (0.4%)
  14. Mexico: $1.7 million (0.3%)
  15. Sweden: $1.6 million (0.3%)

The listed 15 countries shipped 96.5% of global cinnamon exports in 2016 by value.

Among the above countries, the fastest-growing cinnamon exporters since 2012 were: United Kingdom (up 178%), Madagascar (up 177.6%), Mexico (up 163.3%) and Vietnam (up 113.1%).

Only one top country posted a decline in its exported cinnamon sales since 2012, namely Sweden via its -8.1% slowdown.



Searchable List of Cinnamon Exporting Countries

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RankExporter2016 Cinnamon Exports% World Total
1Sri LankaUS$159.1 million32.9%
2Indonesia$94.2 million19.5%
3China$91.5 million18.9%
4Vietnam$71.9 million14.8%
5Netherlands$10.3 million2.1%
6United States$8.3 million1.7%
7Germany$7.2 million1.5%
8France$6.2 million1.3%
9India$4.8 million1%
10Madagascar$3.7 million0.8%
11Austria$3.1 million0.6%
12United Kingdom$1.9 million0.4%
13Singapore$1.7 million0.4%
14Mexico$1.7 million0.3%
15Sweden$1.6 million0.3%
16Poland$1.3 million0.3%
17Spain$1.3 million0.3%
18Latvia$1.2 million0.2%
19Estonia$1 million0.2%
20Belgium$1 million0.2%
21Malaysia$733,0000.2%
22Portugal$685,0000.1%
23Czech Republic$677,0000.1%
24Jordan$642,0000.1%
25Australia$621,0000.1%
26Guatemala$618,0000.1%
27Israel$581,0000.1%
28United Arab Emirates$507,0000.1%
29Italy$487,0000.1%
30Canada$445,0000.1%
31Hong Kong$373,0000.1%
32Costa Rica$364,0000.1%
33Saudi Arabia$282,0000.1%
34South Africa$271,0000.1%
35Denmark$248,0000.1%
36Russia$246,0000.1%
37Romania$245,0000.1%
38Slovenia$226,0000.05%
39Slovakia$208,0000.04%
40Turkey$203,0000.04%
41Thailand$175,0000.04%
42Uganda$138,0000.03%
43Peru$138,0000.03%
44El Salvador$131,0000.03%
45Serbia$126,0000.03%
46Croatia$125,0000.03%
47Switzerland$123,0000.03%
48Nepal$114,0000.02%
49Finland$110,0000.02%
50Chile$84,0000.02%
51Greece$82,0000.02%
52Bulgaria$78,0000.02%
53Honduras$70,0000.01%
54Taiwan$67,0000.01%
55Laos$65,0000.01%
56Seychelles$54,0000.01%
57Myanmar (Burma)$51,0000.01%
58Lithuania$50,0000.01%
59Ethiopia$46,0000.01%
60Ecuador$43,0000.01%
61Lebanon$40,0000.01%
62Nicaragua$40,0000.01%
63Syria$38,0000.01%
64Oman$38,0000.01%
65Hungary$36,0000.01%
66Nigeria$34,0000.01%
67Grenada$32,0000.01%
68Tanzania$31,0000.01%
69Egypt$31,0000.01%
70Bangladesh$27,0000.01%
71Brazil$16,0000.003%
72Fiji$15,0000.003%
73Dominica$14,0000.003%
74Uruguay$13,0000.003%
75New Zealand$12,0000.002%
76Saint Kitts/Nevis$11,0000.002%
77South Korea$10,0000.002%
78Eritrea$9,0000.002%
79Bolivia$9,0000.002%
80Comoros$8,0000.002%
81Sudan$7,0000.001%
82Ukraine$6,0000.001%
83Dominican Republic$6,0000.001%
84Belarus$6,0000.001%
85Argentina$5,0000.001%
86Cyprus$5,0000.001%
87Kuwait$5,0000.001%
88Ireland$4,0000.001%
89Trinidad/Tobago$4,0000.001%
90Luxembourg$3,0000.001%
91Iran$3,0000.001%
92Pakistan$2,0000.0004%
93Saint Lucia$1,0000.0002%
94Macedonia$1,0000.0002%
95Tunisia$1,0000.0002%
96Jamaica$1,0000.0002%
97Kenya$1,0000.0002%
98Guyana$1,0000.0002%
99Bosnia/Herzegovina$1,0000.0002%
100Colombia$1,0000.0002%

See also Sugar Exports by Country and Cheese Exports by Country

Research Sources:
Trade Map, International Trade Centre. Accessed on June 7, 2017