Grapes Exports by Country

Grapes Exports by Country

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International sales for fresh grapes exports by country totaled to US$8.8 billion in 2018.

Overall, the value of exported grapes rose by an average 8.9% for all exporting countries since 2014 when international shipments of fresh grapes were valued at $8.1 billion. The value of globally exported grapes appreciated by 2.3% from 2017 to 2018.

Among continents, European countries sold the highest dollar worth of grapes exported during 2018 with shipments valued at $2.6 billion or 29.4% of the global total. In second place were exporters from Latin America excluding Mexico but including the Caribbean at 23.8% while 20.3% of worldwide shipments of grapes originated from Asia. North America came in at 12.8% followed by African suppliers at 10.2% far ahead of Oceania at 3.5% led by Australia.

For research purposes, the 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix is 080610 for fresh grapes.

Grapes Exports by Country

Countries

Below are the 15 countries that exported the highest dollar value worth of fresh grapes during 2018.

  1. Chile: US$1.2 billion (14% of total exported grapes)
  2. Netherlands: $984.4 million (11.2%)
  3. United States: $926.3 million (10.5%)
  4. Italy: $795.9 million (9.1%)
  5. Peru: $763.1 million (8.7%)
  6. China: $689.6 million (7.9%)
  7. South Africa: $570.3 million (6.5%)
  8. Spain: $398.5 million (4.5%)
  9. Hong Kong: $369.2 million (4.2%)
  10. Australia: $306.8 million (3.5%)
  11. India: $288.6 million (3.3%)
  12. Egypt: $221.5 million (2.5%)
  13. Mexico: $198.1 million (2.3%)
  14. Turkey: $120.9 million (1.4%)
  15. Greece: $110.3 million (1.3%)

By value, the listed 15 countries shipped 90.8% of global grapes exports in 2018.

Among the top exporters, the fastest-growing grapes exporters since 2014 were: China (up 92.2%), Australia (up 41.8%), Mexico (up 29.2%) and Netherlands (up 29%).

Five countries posted declines in their exported grapes sales namely: Turkey (down -40.1%), Greece (down -39.6%), Chile (down -18%), United States (down -10%) and Egypt (down -9.6%).

Advantages

The following countries posted the highest positive net exports for fresh grapes during 2018. Investopedia defines net exports as the value of a country’s total exports minus the value of its total imports. Thus, the statistics below present the surplus between the value of each country’s grapes exports and its import purchases for that same commodity.

  1. Chile: US$1.2 billion (net export surplus down -18% since 2014)
  2. Peru: $761.4 million (up 19.1%)
  3. Italy: $748.9 million (up 6.3%)
  4. South Africa: $554.7 million (up 13.9%)
  5. Spain: $298.9 million (up 17.5%)
  6. India: $277.3 million (up 29.3%)
  7. Australia: $248.1 million (up 64.7%)
  8. Egypt: $218 million (down -10.4%)
  9. Turkey: $120.6 million (down -40%)
  10. Uzbekistan: $108.6 million (up 25%)
  11. Greece: $107.8 million (down -40.3%)
  12. Afghanistan: $104.7 million (up 1244.5%)
  13. China: $103.4 million (reversing a -$244.4 million deficit)
  14. Namibia: $95.5 million (up 204.8%)
  15. Brazil: $57.6 million (up 1,193%)

Chile has the highest surplus in the international trade of fresh grapes. In turn, this positive cashflow confirms Chile’s strong competitive advantage for this specific product category.

Opportunities

The following countries posted the highest negative net exports for fresh grapes during 2018. Investopedia defines net exports as the value of a country’s total exports minus the value of its total imports. Thus, the statistics below present the deficit between the value of each country’s grapes import purchases and its exports for that same commodity.

  1. United States: -US$822 million (net export deficit up 156.9% since 2014)
  2. United Kingdom: -$674.6 million (down -7.3%)
  3. Germany: -$669.9 million (up 2.3%)
  4. Canada: -$420.7 million (down -1.4%)
  5. Russia: -$318.5 million (down -20.8%)
  6. Indonesia: -$311.5 million (up 106.8%)
  7. Vietnam: -$236.6 million (up 472.2%)
  8. Poland: -$184.1 million (up 6.3%)
  9. France: -$184 million (down -3.7%)
  10. South Korea: -$158 million (down -15.6%)
  11. Thailand: -$149.8 million (up 30.7%)
  12. Hong Kong: -$127.8 million (down -5.4%)
  13. Belgium: -$107.5 million (up 19%)
  14. Pakistan: -$105.3 million (up 117.3%)
  15. Netherlands: -$87.4 million (down -62.9%)

The United States of America incurred the highest deficit in the international trade of grapes. In turn, this negative cashflow highlights America’s strong competitive disadvantage for this specific product category but also signals opportunities for grapes-supplying countries that help satisfy the powerful U.S. consumer demand.

Companies

Grapes Exporting Companies

Below is a sampling of American grape vineyards that play a role in the international trade of fresh grapes. Shown within parenthesis is the state where the business is headquartered.

  • Estee Vineyards Inc (New Jersey)
  • Grapevine of Gadsden (Florida)
  • Hermannhof (Missouri)
  • Rosenthal The Malibu Estate (California)
  • Sarver Winery (Oregon)
  • Stonington Vineyards Inc (Connecticut)
  • Victory View Vineyard (New York)
  • Vineyards of Kennesaw (Georgia)
  • Wageman Vineyard (New England)
  • Welchs (New York)


 

Searchable List of Grapes Exporting Countries in 2018

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RankExporterGrapes Exports (US$)%World Total
1.Chile$1.2 billion14%
2.Netherlands$984.4 million11.2%
3.United States$926.3 million10.5%
4.Italy$795.9 million9.1%
5.Peru$763.1 million8.7%
6.China$689.6 million7.9%
7.South Africa$570.3 million6.5%
8.Spain$398.5 million4.5%
9.Hong Kong$369.2 million4.2%
10.Australia$306.8 million3.5%
11.India$288.6 million3.3%
12.Egypt$221.5 million2.5%
13.Mexico$198.1 million2.3%
14.Turkey$120.9 million1.4%
15.Greece$110.3 million1.3%
16.Uzbekistan$108.6 million1.2%
17.Afghanistan$104.7 million1.2%
18.Namibia$96.7 million1.1%
19.Brazil$88.1 million1%
20.Germany$75.6 million0.9%
21.France$34.3 million0.4%
22.Slovenia$34.2 million0.4%
23.Japan$29.3 million0.3%
24.Moldova$25.1 million0.3%
25.Iran$16.6 million0.2%
26.United Kingdom$16.5 million0.2%
27.North Macedonia$15.2 million0.2%
28.Austria$14 million0.2%
29.South Korea$13.9 million0.2%
30.Lebanon$11.7 million0.1%
31.Belgium$11.6 million0.1%
32.Denmark$11.2 million0.1%
33.Portugal$8.1 million0.1%
34.Morocco$7.8 million0.1%
35.Argentina$7.6 million0.1%
36.Latvia$7.3 million0.1%
37.Czech Republic$5.9 million0.1%
38.Singapore$5.6 million0.1%
39.Slovakia$4.2 million0.05%
40.Lithuania$4.1 million0.05%
41.Armenia$4 million0.05%
42.Hungary$3.6 million0.04%
43.Poland$3.1 million0.04%
44.Sweden$3.1 million0.04%
45.Tajikistan$2.7 million0.03%
46.Turkmenistan$2.5 million0.03%
47.Azerbaijan$2.4 million0.03%
48.Ireland$2.3 million0.03%
49.Israel$2.1 million0.02%
50.Belarus$2 million0.02%
51.Malaysia$1.6 million0.02%
52.Jordan$1.4 million0.02%
53.Russia$1.3 million0.01%
54.Bulgaria$1.3 million0.01%
55.Kyrgyzstan$1.2 million0.01%
56.Bosnia/Herzegovina$1.1 million0.01%
57.Taiwan$1 million0.01%
58.Saudi Arabia$872,0000.01%
59.New Zealand$852,0000.01%
60.Norway$823,0000.01%
61.Georgia$817,0000.01%
62.Montenegro$787,0000.01%
63.Serbia$784,0000.01%
64.Canada$724,0000.01%
65.Tunisia$688,0000.01%
66.Luxembourg$611,0000.01%
67.Kazakhstan$526,0000.01%
68.Vietnam$503,0000.01%
69.Romania$411,0000.005%
70.Bangladesh$393,0000.004%
71.Switzerland$366,0000.004%
72.Finland$292,0000.003%
73.Ecuador$266,0000.003%
74.Albania$180,0000.002%
75.Syrian Arab Republic$176,0000.002%
76.Croatia$138,0000.002%
77.Gabon$111,0000.001%
78.Yemen$109,0000.001%
79.Costa Rica$98,0000.001%
80.United Arab Emirates$91,0000.001%
81.Zambia$81,0000.001%
82.Kenya$48,0000.001%
83.Colombia$48,0000.001%
84.Ukraine$45,0000.001%
85.Central African Rep$32,0000.0004%
86.Benin$31,0000.0004%
87.Palestine$30,0000.0003%
88.Tanzania$29,0000.0003%
89.Estonia$23,0000.0003%
90.Iraq$22,0000.0003%
91.Uruguay$21,0000.0002%
92.Cyprus$19,0000.0002%
93.Thailand$17,0000.0002%
94.Iceland$13,0000.0001%
95.Guatemala$10,0000.0001%
96.Fiji$10,0000.0001%
97.Pakistan$7,0000.0001%
98.Uganda$6,0000.0001%
99.Andorra$6,0000.0001%
100.US Minor Outlying Is$5,0000.0001%
101.Qatar$4,0000.00005%
102.Mali$4,0000.00005%
103.Bahamas$3,0000.00003%
104.Mozambique$2,0000.00002%
105.Honduras$1,0000.00001%
106.Ivory Coast$1,0000.00001%
107.Eswatini$1,0000.00001%
108.Senegal$1,0000.00001%
109.Cameroon$1,0000.00001%
110.Indonesia$1,0000.00001%


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Research Sources:
Investopedia, Net Exports Definition. Accessed on May 22, 2019

SICCODES.com, Top Companies – SIC Code 0172 – Grapes. Accessed on June 3, 2018

The World Factbook, Field Listing: Imports – Commodities, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on May 22, 2019

Trade Map, International Trade Centre. Accessed on May 22, 2019