Oranges Exports by Country

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Global sales from oranges exports by country totaled US$5.3 billion in 2018.

Overall the value of exported oranges appreciated by an average 18.2% for all exporting countries since 2014 when shipments of oranges were worth $4.5 billion. Year over year, the value of global oranges exports rose by 5.6% from 2017 to 2018.

Among continents, European countries sold the highest dollar value worth of exported oranges during 2018 with shipments worth $2.2 billion or 40.5% of total exported oranges. In second place were African exporters at 29% while 12.2% of worldwide shipments originated from North America. Asia supplied 10.6% worth of oranges, trailed by Oceania (4.3%) led by Australia then Latin America (3.3%) excluding Mexico but including the Caribbean.

For research purposes, the 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for oranges is 080510.

Oranges Exports by Country

Countries

Below are the 15 countries that sold the highest dollar value worth of oranges on international markets during 2018.

  1. Spain: US$1.3 billion (24.3% of total exported oranges)
  2. South Africa: $770.2 million (14.4%)
  3. Egypt: $666.3 million (12.5%)
  4. United States: $625 million (11.7%)
  5. Netherlands: $296.9 million (5.6%)
  6. Australia: $230.4 million (4.3%)
  7. Hong Kong: $169.9 million (3.2%)
  8. Greece: $161.7 million (3%)
  9. Turkey: $161.4 million (3%)
  10. Italy: $128.6 million (2.4%)
  11. Portugal: $115.3 million (2.2%)
  12. China: $107.5 million (2%)
  13. Morocco: $84.4 million (1.6%)
  14. Chile: $84.1 million (1.6%)
  15. United Arab Emirates: $48.6 million (0.9%)

The listed 15 countries shipped 92.6% of all oranges exports in 2018 by value.

Among the top exporters, the fastest-growing oranges exporters since 2014 were: United Arab Emirates (up 216.4%), Hong Kong (up 213.5%), Australia (up 68.4%) and Chile (up 65.1%).

Four countries posted declines in their exported oranges sales namely: Turkey (down -15.1%), Greece (down -4.7%), China (down -0.5%) and Spain (down -0.4%).

Advantages

The following countries posted the highest positive net exports for oranges 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 oranges exports and its import purchases for that same commodity.

  1. Spain: US$1.2 billion (net export surplus down -4.3% since 2014)
  2. South Africa: $768.9 million (up 27.6%)
  3. Egypt: $666.3 million (up 50.7%)
  4. United States: $380.9 million (down -5.9%)
  5. Australia: $208.1 million (up 84.1%)
  6. Greece: $158.1 million (down -5.5%)
  7. Turkey: $153.9 million (down -15.8%)
  8. Morocco: $84.4 million (up 22.6%)
  9. Chile: $80.5 million (up 71.6%)
  10. Iran: $30.5 million (up 2,366%)
  11. Uruguay: $22.9 million (down -30.4%)
  12. Argentina: $21.5 million (down -14.2%)
  13. Mexico: $15.8 million (up 43%)
  14. Nicaragua: $13.7 million (up 115.1%)
  15. Tunisia: $10.2 million (down -5.1%)

Spain earned the highest surplus in the international trade of oranges. In turn, this positive cashflow confirms Spain’s strong competitive advantage for this specific product category.

Opportunities

The following countries posted the highest negative net exports for oranges 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 oranges import purchases and its exports for that same commodity.

  1. France: -US$417.1 million (net export deficit up 21.9% since 2014)
  2. Germany: -$394.3 million (up 21.9%)
  3. China: -$329.3 million (up 35077.9%)
  4. Russia: -$310.2 million (down -25.7%)
  5. South Korea: -$250.8 million (up 52.2%)
  6. Canada: -$214.6 million (up 9.6%)
  7. United Kingdom: -$211.6 million (up 1.6%)
  8. Saudi Arabia: -$207.2 million (up 10%)
  9. Hong Kong: -$198.5 million (up 13.8%)
  10. Japan: -$124.2 million (up 10.7%)
  11. Poland: -$116.4 million (up 16.9%)
  12. Iraq: -$111 million (up 420.5%)
  13. Belgium: -$105 million (down -0.2%)
  14. Netherlands: -$96.6 million (down -48.5%)
  15. Vietnam: -$94.9 million (up 799.7%)

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

Companies

Oranges Exporting Companies

According to global trading platform Alibaba, the following companies are also examples of oranges-trading companies located in the country shown within parentheses:

  • Elkenana Company MAFAZA (Egypt)
  • Global Prime Group (PTY) Ltd (South Africa)
  • Intron Ltd (Greece)
  • Marhayat Trading (Morocco)
  • NAFTA Enterprises PTY Ltd (Australia)
  • Nova Trading SAC (Peru)
  • Pons Redondo Group SLU (Spain)
  • Shanxi Qinghe Trading Co, Ltd (China)
  • Sunkist Growers co-operative (United States)


 

Searchable List of Oranges Exporting Countries in 2018

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RankExporterOranges Exports (US$)%World Total
1.Spain$1,296,611,00024.3%
2.South Africa$770,191,00014.4%
3.Egypt$666,304,00012.5%
4.United States$625,002,00011.7%
5.Netherlands$296,920,0005.6%
6.Australia$230,387,0004.3%
7.Hong Kong$169,905,0003.2%
8.Greece$161,715,0003%
9.Turkey$161,422,0003%
10.Italy$128,574,0002.4%
11.Portugal$115,255,0002.2%
12.China$107,533,0002%
13.Morocco$84,415,0001.6%
14.Chile$84,108,0001.6%
15.United Arab Emirates$48,613,0000.9%
16.France$41,793,0000.8%
17.Iran$30,509,0000.6%
18.Germany$30,198,0000.6%
19.Mexico$28,016,0000.5%
20.Argentina$25,921,0000.5%
21.Uruguay$23,449,0000.4%
22.United Kingdom$16,252,0000.3%
23.Nicaragua$14,076,0000.3%
24.Slovenia$12,639,0000.2%
25.Brazil$11,250,0000.2%
26.Tunisia$10,233,0000.2%
27.Belgium$9,893,0000.2%
28.Lithuania$9,517,0000.2%
29.Zimbabwe$8,157,0000.2%
30.Kuwait$7,418,0000.1%
31.Lebanon$7,409,0000.1%
32.Peru$7,240,0000.1%
33.Austria$7,178,0000.1%
34.Denmark$6,373,0000.1%
35.Saudi Arabia$5,720,0000.1%
36.Eswatini$5,636,0000.1%
37.Poland$5,537,0000.1%
38.Singapore$5,533,0000.1%
39.Colombia$4,854,0000.1%
40.Sweden$4,529,0000.1%
41.India$4,444,0000.1%
42.Syria$3,747,0000.07%
43.Czech Republic$3,417,0000.06%
44.Latvia$2,951,0000.06%
45.Pakistan$2,900,0000.05%
46.Myanmar (Burma)$2,680,0000.05%
47.Russia$2,535,0000.05%
48.Israel$2,469,0000.05%
49.Bulgaria$2,271,0000.04%
50.Dominican Republic$2,217,0000.04%
51.Cyprus$2,150,0000.04%
52.Uganda$2,036,0000.04%
53.Malaysia$2,027,0000.04%
54.Slovakia$1,602,0000.03%
55.New Zealand$1,575,0000.03%
56.Honduras$1,403,0000.03%
57.Tanzania$1,375,0000.03%
58.Belarus$1,269,0000.02%
59.Luxembourg$981,0000.02%
60.Jordan$934,0000.02%
61.Bahrain$859,0000.02%
62.Yemen$812,0000.02%
63.Jamaica$746,0000.01%
64.Thailand$656,0000.01%
65.Ghana$643,0000.01%
66.Ireland$606,0000.01%
67.Taiwan$571,0000.01%
68.Georgia$384,0000.007%
69.Serbia$327,0000.006%
70.Bangladesh$326,0000.006%
71.Cuba$257,0000.005%
72.Vietnam$245,0000.005%
73.Finland$228,0000.004%
74.Sri Lanka$204,0000.004%
75.Switzerland$161,0000.003%
76.Costa Rica$135,0000.003%
77.Paraguay$124,0000.002%
78.Hungary$112,0000.002%
79.Kenya$106,0000.002%
80.Croatia$105,0000.002%
81.Guinea$91,0000.002%
82.Haiti$67,0000.001%
83.El Salvador$61,0000.001%
84.Romania$58,0000.001%
85.Norway$49,0000.001%
86.Belize$49,0000.001%
87.Guatemala$45,0000.001%
88.Oman$45,0000.001%
89.Ivory Coast$44,0000.001%
90.Estonia$43,0000.001%
91.Japan$40,0000.001%
92.North Macedonia$40,0000.001%
93.Bosnia/Herzegovina$38,0000.001%
94.Canada$36,0000.001%
95.Iceland$35,0000.0007%
96.Moldova$35,0000.0007%
97.Kazakhstan$25,0000.0005%
98.Kyrgyzstan$25,0000.0005%
99.Venezuela$24,0000.0004%
100.South Korea$23,0000.0004%
101.Algeria$22,0000.0004%
102.Ukraine$18,0000.0003%
103.Dominica$15,0000.0003%
104.Fiji$14,0000.0003%
105.Mozambique$13,0000.0002%
106.Angola$11,0000.0002%
107.Saint Lucia$10,0000.0002%
108.Ecuador$8,0000.0001%
109.US Minor Outlying Is.$8,0000.0001%
110.Namibia$7,0000.00013%
111.Ethiopia$5,0000.00009%
112.Macao$4,0000.00007%
113.Samoa$4,0000.00007%
114.Western Sahara$4,0000.00007%
115.Nigeria$3,0000.00006%
116.Guyana$3,0000.00006%
117.Cameroon$3,0000.00006%
118.Palestine$2,0000.00004%
119.Indonesia$1,0000.00002%
120.Botswana$1,0000.00002%
121.Bermuda$1,0000.00002%
122.St Vincent/Grenadines$1,0000.00002%
123.South Sudan$1,0000.00002%
124.Sudan$1,0000.00002%
125.Somalia$1,0000.00002%


See also Oranges Imports by Country, Pineapples Exports by Country, Kiwifruit Exports by Country and Lemons Exporters by Country

Research Sources:
Alibaba, Supplier information for oranges. Accessed on May 13, 2019

Forbes Global 2000 rankings, The World’s Biggest Public Companies. Accessed on May 13, 2019

Investopedia, Net Exports Definition. Accessed on May 13, 2019

The World Factbook, Field Listing: Exports – Commodities, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on May 13, 2019

Trade Map, International Trade Centre. Accessed on August 10, 2019

Wikipedia, Sunkist Growers, Incorporated. Accessed on May 25, 2018