Oranges Exports by Country

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Global sales from oranges exports by country amounted to US$4.6 billion in 2016.

Overall, the value of oranges exports were down by an average -0.2% for all exporting countries since 2012 when oranges shipments were valued at $4.7 billion. Year over year, the value of global oranges exports appreciated 3.5% from 2015 to 2016.

The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for fresh or dried oranges is 080510.

Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar value worth of oranges exports during 2016 with shipments amounting to $1.99 billion or 42.7% of total exported oranges.

In second place were African exporters at 25.5% while 14.3% of worldwide shipments originated from North America. Asia supplied 10% worth of oranges, followed by Oceania (mainly Australia) at 3.7%. Close behind, Latin America (excluding Mexico) and Caribbean nations came in at 3.5%.

The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for oranges is 080510.

Oranges Exports by Country

Countries

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

  1. Spain: US$1.2 billion (25.8% of total oranges exports)
  2. United States: $647.3 million (13.9%)
  3. South Africa: $601.2 million (12.9%)
  4. Egypt: $501.8 million (10.8%)
  5. Netherlands: $227.5 million (4.9%)
  6. Greece: $191.5 million (4.1%)
  7. Turkey: $179.8 million (3.9%)
  8. Australia: $172 million (3.7%)
  9. Italy: $122.5 million (2.6%)
  10. China: $119.8 million (2.6%)
  11. Hong Kong: $92.9 million (2%)
  12. Portugal: $89.9 million (1.9%)
  13. Chile: $63.3 million (1.4%)
  14. Morocco: $54.6 million (1.2%)
  15. France: $41.8 million (0.9%)

The listed 15 countries shipped 92.6% of all oranges exports in 2016 (by value).

Among the above countries, the fastest-growing oranges exporters since 2012 were: Hong Kong (up 62.3%), Italy (up 35.2%), Portugal (up 31.2%) and China (up 30.6%).

Five countries posted declines in their exported oranges sales: Morocco (down -36.4%), Turkey (down -21.9%), Netherlands (down -7.2%), Spain (down -6.8%) and Hong Kong (down -2%).

Advantages

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

  1. Spain: US$1.1 billion (net export surplus down -8.9% since 2012)
  2. South Africa: $598.9 million (up 2.7%)
  3. Egypt: $501.8 million (up 10.1%)
  4. United States: $481.4 million (down -9.5%)
  5. Greece: $188.8 million (up 20.8%)
  6. Turkey: $169.9 million (down -22.2%)
  7. Australia: $153.2 million (up 32.4%)
  8. Chile: $60.8 million (up 18.9%)
  9. Morocco: $54.6 million (down -36.4%)
  10. Uruguay: $29.8 million (up 34.3%)
  11. Argentina: $27.5 million (down -7.1%)
  12. Italy: $24.6 million (down -165.1%)
  13. Portugal: $18.2 million (down -30.4%)
  14. Tunisia: $10.6 million (up 9.7%)
  15. Mexico: $8.6 million (down -275.8%)

Spain has 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 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 oranges import purchases and its exports for that same commodity.

  1. France: -US$381.4 billion (net export deficit up 7% since 2012)
  2. Germany: -$358.5 million (down -2.8%)
  3. Russia: -$271.3 million (down -36.9%)
  4. South Korea: -$220.5 million (up 0.3%)
  5. United Kingdom: -$195.1 million (down -1.8%)
  6. Saudi Arabia: -$190.8 million (down -0.4%)
  7. Canada: -$181.8 million (up 5.2%)
  8. Hong Kong: -$178.8 million (up 48.5%)
  9. Netherlands: -$148.7 million (up 37.2%)
  10. Japan: -$129.3 million (down -18.4%)
  11. China: -$122.5 million (up 558%)
  12. Belgium: -$105.3 million (down -6.1%)
  13. United Arab Emirates: -$102.4 million (down -1%)
  14. Iraq: -$87.4 million (up 51.4%)
  15. Poland: -$87.1 million (up 18.6%)

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 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

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RankExporter2016 Oranges Exports% World Total
1.SpainUS$1.2 billion25.8%
2.United States$647.3 million13.9%
3.South Africa$601.2 million12.9%
4.Egypt$501.8 million10.8%
5.Netherlands$227.5 million4.9%
6.Greece$191.5 million4.1%
7.Turkey$179.8 million3.9%
8.Australia$172 million3.7%
9.Italy$122.5 million2.6%
10.China$119.8 million2.6%
11.Hong Kong$92.9 million2%
12.Portugal$89.9 million1.9%
13.Chile$63.3 million1.4%
14.Morocco$54.6 million1.2%
15.France$41.8 million0.9%
16.Uruguay$31.7 million0.7%
17.Argentina$30.7 million0.7%
18.Germany$27.9 million0.6%
19.Belgium$22.4 million0.5%
20.Mexico$19.4 million0.4%
21.United Kingdom$15.7 million0.3%
22.United Arab Emirates$15.2 million0.3%
23.Brazil$12.3 million0.3%
24.Tunisia$10.6 million0.2%
25.India$10.4 million0.2%
26.Free Zones$9.6 million0.2%
27.Nicaragua$9 million0.2%
28.Lithuania$8.4 million0.2%
29.Syrian Arab Republic$7.2 million0.2%
30.Lebanon$7.1 million0.2%
31.Singapore$7.1 million0.2%
32.Slovenia$7 million0.2%
33.Saudi Arabia$6.5 million0.1%
34.Poland$6.1 million0.1%
35.Austria$5.8 million0.1%
36.Czech Republic$5.1 million0.1%
37.Israel$4.8 million0.1%
38.Zimbabwe$4.7 million0.1%
39.Swaziland$4.7 million0.1%
40.Honduras$4.7 million0.1%
41.Peru$4.3 million0.1%
42.Kuwait$4.2 million0.1%
43.Denmark$2.9 million0.1%
44.Thailand$2.6 million0.1%
45.Latvia$2.3 million0.0%
46.Russia$1.9 million0.04%
47.Cyprus$1.9 million0.04%
48.Dominican Republic$1.9 million0.04%
49.New Zealand$1.9 million0.04%
50.Slovakia$1.7 million0.04%
51.Colombia$1.5 million0.03%
52.Jamaica$1.4 million0.03%
53.Malaysia$1.4 million0.03%
54.Myanmar (Burma)$1.3 million0.03%
55.Pakistan$1.3 million0.03%
56.Ethiopia$1.2 million0.02%
57.Bulgaria$1.2 million0.02%
58.Uganda$949,0000.02%
59.Belarus$863,0000.02%
60.Guinea-Bissau$800,0000.02%
61.Sweden$768,0000.02%
62.Ireland$710,0000.02%
63.Romania$631,0000.01%
64.Jordan$618,0000.01%
65.Afghanistan$614,0000.01%
66.Taiwan$613,0000.01%
67.Tanzania$589,0000.01%
68.Oman$563,0000.01%
69.Nigeria$533,0000.01%
70.Macedonia$488,0000.01%
71.Côte d'Ivoire$486,0000.01%
72.Iran$429,0000.01%
73.Liberia$426,0000.01%
74.Cuba$383,0000.01%
75.Luxembourg$375,0000.01%
76.Georgia$367,0000.01%
77.Croatia$302,0000.01%
78.Guinea$264,0000.01%
79.Brunei Darussalam$258,0000.01%
80.US Minor Outlying Is.$205,0000.004%
81.Namibia$174,0000.004%
82.Paraguay$171,0000.004%
83.Serbia$140,0000.003%
84.Hungary$138,0000.003%
85.Haiti$134,0000.003%
86.Finland$126,0000.003%
87.Belize$95,0000.002%
88.Costa Rica$71,0000.002%
89.Mali$63,0000.001%
90.Canada$59,0000.001%
91.Japan$48,0000.001%
92.Norway$47,0000.001%
93.Dominica$46,0000.001%
94.Switzerland$44,0000.001%
95.Ghana$43,0000.001%
96.Macao$35,0000.001%
97.Vietnam$34,0000.001%
98.Timor-Leste$34,0000.001%
99.South Korea$30,0000.001%
100.Estonia$21,0000.0005%
101.Algeria$21,0000.0005%
102.Burundi$19,0000.0004%
103.Guyana$18,0000.0004%
104.Yemen$17,0000.0004%
105.Ukraine$17,0000.0004%
106.Iceland$16,0000.0003%
107.El Salvador$15,0000.0003%
108.Kazakhstan$12,0000.0003%
109.Albania$12,0000.0003%
110.Guatemala$10,0000.0002%
111.Palestine$10,0000.0002%
112.Armenia$6,0000.0001%
113.Azerbaijan$5,0000.0001%
114.Qatar$5,0000.0001%
115.Zambia$5,0000.0001%
116.Kenya$4,0000.0001%
117.Indonesia$4,0000.0001%
118.Burkina Faso$3,0000.0001%
119.Bangladesh$2,0000.00004%
120.Sri Lanka$2,0000.00004%
121.Montenegro$2,0000.00004%
122.Mozambique$2,0000.00004%
123.Papua New Guinea$1,0000.00002%
124.St Vincent/Grenadines$1,0000.00002%
125.Senegal$1,0000.00002%
126.Democratic Rep. Congo$1,0000.00002%
127.Bermuda$1,0000.00002%


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Research Sources:
The World Factbook, Field Listing: Exports – Commodities, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on May 26, 2017

Trade Map, International Trade Centre. Accessed on May 26, 2017

Investopedia, Net Exports Definition. Accessed on May 26, 2017

Wikipedia, Sunkist Growers, Incorporated. Accessed on May 26, 2017

Alibaba, Supplier information for oranges. Accessed on May 26, 2017