Top Ginger Exporters

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International sales of crushed or ground ginger exports by country totaled US$74.9 million in 2018. That dollar figure reflects a 0.3% improvement since 2014 but a slight -0.01% dip from 2017 to 2018.

In contrast, exported ginger before it is crushed or ground amounted to $780.2 billion in 2018, down -9.3% over the 5-year period starting in 2014 but increasing 2.3% from 2017 to 2018.

The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System (HTS) code prefix for crushed or ground ginger is 091012 while 091011 is the 6-digit HTS prefix for non-crushed and non-ground ginger.

Top Crushed or Ground Ginger Exporters

Below are the 15 countries that exported the highest dollar value worth of crushed or ground ginger during 2018.

  1. China: US$28.8 million (38.5% of crushed/ground ginger exports)
  2. India: $11.4 million (15.2%)
  3. Germany: $8.8 million (11.7%)
  4. Netherlands: $5 million (6.7%)
  5. United Kingdom: $2.9 million (3.9%)
  6. United States: $2.4 million (3.2%)
  7. Vietnam: $2.3 million (3%)
  8. France: $1.9 million (2.5%)
  9. Spain: $1.6 million (2.1%)
  10. Australia: $805,000 (1.1%)
  11. Belgium: $783,000 (1%)
  12. South Africa: $643,000 (0.9%)
  13. Austria: $630,000 (0.8%)
  14. Pakistan: $627,000 (0.8%)
  15. Indonesia: $600,000 (0.8%)

The listed 15 countries shipped 92.3% of global crushed or ground ginger exports in 2018 by value.

Among the top exporters, the fastest-growing crushed/ground ginger exporters since 2014 were: United States (up 119.1%), Australia (up 86.8%), Spain (up 85.7%) and United Kingdom (up 67.6%).

Three countries posted declines in their exported crushed/ground ginger sales namely: Vietnam (down -49.2%), Austria (down -7.1%) and China (down -4.6%).



 

Top Non-Crushed and Non-Ground Ginger Exporters

Below are the 15 countries that exported the highest dollar value worth of non-crushed and non-ground ginger in 2018.

  1. China: US$442.3 million (56.7% of non-crushed/non-ground ginger exports)
  2. Netherlands: $111.1 million (14.2%)
  3. Thailand: $85.4 million (10.9%)
  4. Peru: $41.1 million (5.3%)
  5. India: $20.1 million (2.6%)
  6. Brazil: $16 million (2%)
  7. Germany: $6.7 million (0.9%)
  8. Spain: $5.7 million (0.7%)
  9. Taiwan: $4.5 million (0.6%)
  10. Italy: $3.9 million (0.5%)
  11. Nepal: $3.3 million (0.4%)
  12. United States: $3.1 million (0.4%)
  13. Indonesia: $3 million (0.4%)
  14. Vietnam: $2.9 million (0.4%)
  15. Costa Rica: $2.6 million (0.3%)

The listed 15 countries shipped 96.4% of global non-crushed and non-ground ginger exports in 2018 by value.

Among the top exporters, the fastest-growing non-crushed/non-ground ginger exporters since 2014 were: Thailand (up 123.2%), Brazil (up 53%), Peru (up 52.8%) and Vietnam (up 48.1%).

Those countries that posted declines in their exported non-crushed/non-ground ginger sales were led by: Indonesia (down -93.7%), India (down -49.8%), United States (down -33.6%), Italy (down -20.3%) and China (down -14.7%).

See also Top Garlic Exports by Country and Cinnamon Exports by Country

Research Sources:
Forbes Global 2000 rankings, The World’s Biggest Public Companies. Accessed on May 24, 2019

Investopedia, Net Exports Definition. Accessed on May 24, 2019

The World Factbook, Field Listing: Exports – Commodities, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on May 24, 2019

Trade Map, International Trade Centre. Accessed on May 24, 2019

Wikipedia, Ginger. Accessed on May 24, 2019