Grapes Exports by Country

Grapes Exports by Country

Bunch of green grapes

Global sales from fresh grapes exports by country amounted to US$7.9 billion in 2016.

Overall, the value of grapes exports were up by an average 9.4% for all exporting countries since 2012 when grapes shipments were valued at $7.2 billion. Year over year, the value of global grapes exports dipped by a modest -0.6% from 2015 to 2016.

Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of grapes exports during 2016 with shipments valued at $2.1 billion or 27.1% of the global total. In second place were exporters from Latin America (excluding Mexico) and the Caribbean at 26.7% while 19.1% of worldwide grapes shipments originated from Asia. North America came in at 13.6% followed by African shippers at 9.3% with Oceania (mainly Australia and New Zealand) at 4.1%.

The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for fresh grapes is 080610.

Grapes Exports by Country

Countries

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

  1. Chile: US$1.4 billion (17.6% of total grapes exports)
  2. United States: $917.4 million (11.6%)
  3. Italy: $742.8 million (9.4%)
  4. Netherlands: $700.6 million (8.8%)
  5. China: $663.6 million (8.4%)
  6. Peru: $646.3 million (8.2%)
  7. South Africa: $436 million (5.5%)
  8. Hong Kong: $354.7 million (4.5%)
  9. Australia: $325.3 million (4.1%)
  10. Spain: $323.2 million (4.1%)
  11. India: $219.5 million (2.8%)
  12. Egypt: $212.8 million (2.7%)
  13. Mexico: $161.6 million (2%)
  14. Greece: $122.6 million (1.5%)
  15. Turkey: $104.6 million (1.3%)

The listed 15 countries shipped 92.4% of global grapes exports in 2016 by value.

Among the above countries, the fastest-growing grapes exporters since 2012 were: Australia (up 203.5%), China (up 153.2%), Peru (up 76.4%) and India (up 67.2%).

Those countries that posted declines in their exported grapes sales were led by: Turkey (down -35.7%), United States (down -5.9%), Egypt (down -5.1%), Chile (down -4.5%) and Italy (down -3.8%).

Advantages

The following countries posted the highest positive net exports for fresh grapes during 2016. 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$1.4 billion (net export surplus down -4.5% since 2012)
  2. Italy: $692.4 million (down -4.3%)
  3. Peru: $644.1 million (up 77.1%)
  4. South Africa: $425.7 million (up 0.4%)
  5. Australia: $277.1 million (up 415.9%)
  6. Spain: $257.1 million (up 27.7%)
  7. Egypt: $209.1 million (down -5.8%)
  8. India: $208.7 million (up 70.9%)
  9. Greece: $121 million (up 1.9%)
  10. Turkey: $103.9 million (down -35.8%)
  11. Namibia: $70.4 million (up 104.3%)
  12. Uzbekistan: $69.6 million (down -44.9%)
  13. Mexico: $37.3 million (up 7.9%)
  14. China: $34.7 million (down -128.6%)
  15. Moldova: $19.6 million (up 59.3%)

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 2016. 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$753.9 million (net export deficit up 229% since 2012)
  2. United Kingdom: -$659.9 million (up 6.7%)
  3. Germany: -$618.9 million (up 11.7%)
  4. Canada: -$427.4 million (up 1.6%)
  5. Vietnam: -$209.7 million (up 593.9%)
  6. Indonesia: -$197 million (up 60.6%)
  7. Russia: -$184 million (down -65.2%)
  8. France: -$170.8 million (down -11.2%)
  9. Thailand: -$148.5 million (up 43%)
  10. South Korea: -$139.9 million (up 1.9%)
  11. Poland: -$129.1 million (down -3%)
  12. Hong Kong: -$105.3 million (down -3.7%)
  13. Belarus: -$92.5 million (up 431.9%)
  14. Belgium: -$90.4 million (up 8.4%)
  15. Netherlands: -$86.9 million (down -37.4%)

United States 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

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RankExporter2016 Grapes Exports% World Total
1.ChileUS$1.4 billion17.6%
2.United States$917.4 million11.6%
3.Italy$742.8 million9.4%
4.Netherlands$700.6 million8.8%
5.China$663.6 million8.4%
6.Peru$646.3 million8.2%
7.South Africa$436 million5.5%
8.Hong Kong$354.7 million4.5%
9.Australia$325.3 million4.1%
10.Spain$323.2 million4.1%
11.India$219.5 million2.8%
12.Egypt$212.8 million2.7%
13.Mexico$161.6 million2%
14.Greece$122.6 million1.5%
15.Turkey$104.6 million1.3%
16.Namibia$71.3 million0.9%
17.Uzbekistan$69.7 million0.9%
18.Brazil$65.3 million0.8%
19.Germany$56.5 million0.7%
20.France$40.6 million0.5%
21.Japan$21.4 million0.3%
22.Moldova$20.4 million0.3%
23.Belgium$18.2 million0.2%
24.Armenia$17 million0.2%
25.Macedonia$16.2 million0.2%
26.Slovenia$15.9 million0.2%
27.Argentina$15.1 million0.2%
28.United Kingdom$13.9 million0.2%
29.Austria$13.9 million0.2%
30.Iran$12.6 million0.2%
31.Portugal$12.3 million0.2%
32.Singapore$10 million0.1%
33.Morocco$9.4 million0.1%
34.Czech Republic$8.6 million0.1%
35.Lithuania$7.1 million0.1%
36.Lebanon$6.8 million0.1%
37.United Arab Emirates$6.3 million0.1%
38.Denmark$6.2 million0.1%
39.Israel$5.3 million0.1%
40.South Korea$5.1 million0.1%
41.Latvia$4.7 million0.1%
42.Saudi Arabia$4.5 million0.1%
43.Poland$4.4 million0.1%
44.Syria$3.2 million0.04%
45.Belarus$3.1 million0.04%
46.Azerbaijan$2.8 million0.04%
47.Slovakia$2.7 million0.03%
48.Hungary$2.6 million0.03%
49.Sweden$2.1 million0.03%
50.Ireland$2 million0.02%
51.Tajikistan$1.7 million0.02%
52.Malaysia$1.7 million0.02%
53.Jordan$1.6 million0.02%
54.Mali$1.3 million0.02%
55.Afghanistan$952,0000.01%
56.Turkmenistan$929,0000.01%
57.Canada$809,0000.01%
58.Romania$780,0000.01%
59.Norway$746,0000.01%
60.Guinea$686,0000.01%
61.Russia$676,0000.01%
62.Taiwan$644,0000.01%
63.Côte d'Ivoire$634,0000.01%
64.Tunisia$604,0000.01%
65.New Zealand$592,0000.01%
66.Guinea-Bissau$570,0000.01%
67.Bulgaria$546,0000.01%
68.Montenegro$526,0000.01%
69.Costa Rica$497,0000.01%
70.Bosnia/Herzegovina$493,0000.01%
71.Somalia$469,0000.01%
72.Serbia$396,0000.005%
73.Luxembourg$394,0000.005%
74.Ecuador$393,0000.005%
75.Kyrgyzstan$352,0000.004%
76.Croatia$322,0000.004%
77.Thailand$315,0000.004%
78.Panama$307,0000.004%
79.Cyprus$292,0000.004%
80.Switzerland$282,0000.004%
81.Kazakhstan$257,0000.003%
82.Bangladesh$238,0000.003%
83.Zambia$232,0000.003%
84.Kuwait$195,0000.002%
85.El Salvador$180,0000.002%
86.Georgia$156,0000.002%
87.Uganda$154,0000.002%
88.Brunei Darussalam$144,0000.002%
89.Malawi$123,0000.002%
90.Pakistan$110,0000.001%
91.Albania$110,0000.001%
92.Finland$51,0000.001%
93.Colombia$40,0000.001%
94.Oman$38,0000.0005%
95.Vietnam$37,0000.0005%
96.Yemen$37,0000.0005%
97.Iceland$37,0000.0005%
98.Sudan$35,0000.0004%
99.Tanzania$25,0000.0003%
100.Sri Lanka$25,0000.0003%
101.Estonia$11,0000.0001%
102.Uruguay$11,0000.0001%
103.Kenya$7,0000.0001%
104.Ghana$6,0000.0001%
105.Pitcairn$6,0000.0001%
106.Mozambique$4,0000.0001%
107.Guatemala$4,0000.0001%
108.Dominican Republic$2,0000.00003%
109.Qatar$2,0000.00003%
110.US Minor Outlying Is.$1,0000.00001%
111.Trinidad/Tobago$1,0000.00001%
112.Botswana$1,0000.00001%
113.Barbados$1,0000.00001%
114.Jamaica$1,0000.00001%


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Research Sources:
The World Factbook, Field Listing: Exports – Commodities, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on June 12, 2017

Trade Map, International Trade Centre. Accessed on June 12, 2017

Investopedia, Net Exports Definition. Accessed on June 12, 2017

SICCODES.com, Top Companies – SIC Code 0172 – Grapes. Accessed on June 12, 2017