Global sales for maple syrup exporters totaled US$392.8 million during 2019. That figure reflects a 13.8% increase since 2015 when exported maple syrup sales amounted to $345.3 million. From 2018 to 2019, maple syrup exports gained in value by 2.9%.
Canada dominates over four-fifths (82.5%) of that total, with 62 other nations selling much smaller amounts of maple syrup-related products on global markets.
For research purposes, the 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix is 170220. That code prefix encompasses maple syrup and maple sugar products.
Top Maple Syrup Exporters
Below are the 15 countries that exported the highest dollar value worth of maple syrup during 2019.
- Canada: US$324 million (82.5% of exported maple syrup)
- United States: $24.7 million (6.3%)
- Netherlands: $10.5 million (2.7%)
- Germany: $9.5 million (2.4%)
- Denmark: $8.6 million (2.2%)
- France: $5.8 million (1.5%)
- United Kingdom: $3.3 million (0.8%)
- Brazil: $1.5 million (0.4%)
- Hungary: $450,000 (0.1%)
- Czech Republic: $401,000 (0.1%)
- Australia: $312,000 (0.08%)
- Taiwan: $308,000 (0.08%)
- Austria: $259,000 (0.07%)
- Ireland: $258,000 (0.07%)
- Belgium: $237,000 (0.06%)
By value, the listed 15 countries shipped 99.3% of global maple syrup exported in 2019.
Among the top exporters, the fastest-growing maple syrup exporters since 2015 were: Ireland (up 244%), Taiwan (up 234.8%), France (up 75.7%) and Australia (up 73.3%).
Three suppliers posted declines in their exported maple syrup sales: Austria (down -76.4%), Czech Republic (down -21.4%) and the United States (down -6.6%).
The largest maple syrup exporter, Canada expanded its international trade sales of maple syrup and maple sugar products by 15% over the 5-year period.
Leading markets that import maple syrup are the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, France and Australia.
See also Sugar Exports by Country, Natural Honey Exports by Country and Top Cookies Exporters by Country
International Trade Centre, Trade Map. Accessed on May 18, 2020
Wikipedia, Maple Syrup. Accessed on May 18, 2020