Oranges Exports by Country

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Global sales from oranges exports by country totaled US$5 billion in 2017.

Overall, the value of exported oranges appreciated by an average 0.9% for all exporting countries since 2013. Year over year, the value of global oranges exports rose by 8.4% from 2016 to 2017.

Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar value worth of exported oranges during 2017 with shipments amounting to $2.1 billion or 40.9% of total exported oranges.

In second place were African exporters at 28.6% while 13.1% of worldwide shipments originated from North America. Asia supplied 9.5% worth of oranges, followed by Oceania (mainly Australia) at 4.5%. Latin America (excluding Mexico) plus the Caribbean came in at 3.4%.

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 2017:

  1. Spain: US$1.3 billion (25.2% of exported oranges)
  2. South Africa: $752.5 million (14.9%)
  3. United States: $632.4 million (12.5%)
  4. Egypt: $547 million (10.8%)
  5. Netherlands: $299.9 million (5.9%)
  6. Australia: $228.1 million (4.5%)
  7. Hong Kong: $157.2 million (3.1%)
  8. Turkey: $157 million (3.1%)
  9. Greece: $126.9 million (2.5%)
  10. Italy: $108.3 million (2.1%)
  11. China: $106.1 million (2.1%)
  12. Portugal: $95.4 million (1.9%)
  13. Morocco: $84.3 million (1.7%)
  14. Chile: $63.9 million (1.3%)
  15. France: $43.6 million (0.9%)

The listed 15 countries shipped 92.6% of all oranges exports in 2017 (by value).

Among the above top suppliers, the fastest-growing exporters of oranges since 2013 were: Hong Kong (up 263.1%), Australia (up 73.3%), Portugal (up 52.3%), Netherlands (up 39.9%) and Morocco (up 38.1%).

Six countries posted declines in their international oranges sales: Greece (down -31.4%), Turkey (down -14.5%), Italy (down -14.4%), Spain (down -13.3%), France (down -5.5%) and the United States (down -4.4%).

Advantages

The following countries posted the highest positive net exports for oranges during 2017. 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 -16.2% since 2013)
  2. South Africa: $750.8 million (up 27.8%)
  3. Egypt: $547 million (up 11%)
  4. United States: $437.7 million (down -9.7%)
  5. Australia: $201.9 million (up 93.6%)
  6. Turkey: $144.8 million (down -16.4%)
  7. Greece: $122.6 million (down -32.2%)
  8. Morocco: $84.3 million (up 38.1%)
  9. Chile: $61.2 million (up 16.9%)
  10. Zimbabwe: $40.2 million (up 1,184%)
  11. Uruguay: $29.6 million (down -11.5%)
  12. Argentina: $27.9 million (up 6.4%)
  13. Mexico: $22.4 million (reversing a -$65,000 deficit)
  14. Nicaragua: $14.1 million (reversing a -$599,000 deficit)
  15. Tunisia: $10.6 million (down -6%)

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 2017. 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-$413.2 million (net export deficit up 1.6% since 2013)
  2. Germany: -$364 million (down -17.1%)
  3. China: -$275.9 million (up 2922.3%)
  4. Russia: -$264.1 million (down -44.8%)
  5. United Kingdom: -$225.8 million (up 0.7%)
  6. South Korea: -$221.9 million (up 13.9%)
  7. Canada: -$194.2 million (up 6.7%)
  8. Saudi Arabia: -$187.3 million (up 4.5%)
  9. Hong Kong: -$177.3 million (up 15.4%)
  10. Netherlands: -$159.6 million (down -20.7%)
  11. Japan: -$123.1 million (down -3.5%)
  12. Belgium: -$106.1 million (down -19.1%)
  13. Poland: -$103 million (down -10.2%)
  14. United Arab Emirates: -$101.4 million (down -6.2%)
  15. Vietnam: -$80.1 million (up 933.5%)

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

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RankExporter2017 Oranges Exports% World Total
1.SpainUS$1.3 billion25.2%
2.South Africa$752.5 million14.9%
3.United States$632.4 million12.5%
4.Egypt$547 million10.8%
5.Netherlands$299.9 million5.9%
6.Australia$228.1 million4.5%
7.Hong Kong$157.2 million3.1%
8.Turkey$157.0 million3.1%
9.Greece$126.9 million2.5%
10.Italy$108.3 million2.1%
11.China$106.1 million2.1%
12.Portugal$95.4 million1.9%
13.Morocco$84.3 million1.7%
14.Chile$63.9 million1.3%
15.France$43.6 million0.9%
16.Zimbabwe$40.3 million0.8%
17.Argentina$30.5 million0.6%
18.Mexico$30.2 million0.6%
19.Uruguay$29.9 million0.6%
20.Germany$26 million0.5%
21.Belgium$21 million0.4%
22.United Kingdom$17.1 million0.3%
23.Brazil$15.1 million0.3%
24.Nicaragua$14.2 million0.3%
25.Slovenia$11.2 million0.2%
26.Tunisia$10.6 million0.2%
27.United Arab Emirates$10.3 million0.2%
28.Lithuania$8.3 million0.2%
29.Kuwait$7.7 million0.2%
30.Lebanon$7.3 million0.1%
31.Singapore$7.1 million0.1%
32.Saudi Arabia$6.9 million0.1%
33.Peru$6.4 million0.1%
34.Poland$6 million0.1%
35.Austria$5.5 million0.1%
36.Honduras$5.3 million0.1%
37.Colombia$3.5 million0.1%
38.Denmark$3.5 million0.1%
39.Israel$3.3 million0.1%
40.Czech Republic$3.2 million0.1%
41.Swaziland$3.1 million0.1%
42.Russia$3 million0.1%
43.Malaysia$2.8 million0.1%
44.Pakistan$2.6 million0.1%
45.India$2.5 million0.05%
46.Cyprus$2.4 million0.05%
47.Latvia$2.2 million0.04%
48.Tanzania$1.9 million0.04%
49.Uganda$1.8 million0.04%
50.Sweden$1.7 million0.03%
51.Syria$1.7 million0.03%
52.Dominican Republic$1.5 million0.03%
53.Slovakia$1.4 million0.03%
54.New Zealand$1.3 million0.02%
55.Ethiopia$1.1 million0.02%
56.Ireland$965,0000.02%
57.Thailand$948,0000.02%
58.Bulgaria$796,0000.02%
59.Oman$787,0000.02%
60.Myanmar (Burma)$775,0000.02%
61.Jamaica$663,0000.01%
62.Norway$652,0000.01%
63.Jordan$503,0000.01%
64.Afghanistan$446,0000.01%
65.Taiwan$445,0000.01%
66.Luxembourg$341,0000.01%
67.Iran$331,0000.01%
68.Finland$301,0000.01%
69.Georgia$237,0000.005%
70.Croatia$229,0000.005%
71.Kenya$223,0000.004%
72.Paraguay$205,0000.004%
73.Cuba$202,0000.004%
74.Cameroon$197,0000.004%
75.Yemen$190,0000.004%
76.Serbia$171,0000.003%
77.Japan$168,0000.003%
78.Côte d'Ivoire$153,0000.003%
79.Belize$109,0000.002%
80.Macedonia$106,0000.002%
81.Switzerland$86,0000.002%
82.Lesotho$61,0000.001%
83.Estonia$59,0000.001%
84.Gabon$50,0000.001%
85.Costa Rica$42,0000.001%
86.Moldova$40,0000.001%
87.Romania$39,0000.001%
88.Hungary$39,0000.001%
89.Bangladesh$32,0000.001%
90.Vietnam$30,0000.001%
91.Canada$26,0000.001%
92.Mauritius$24,0000.0005%
93.Turkmenistan$20,0000.0004%
94.Ukraine$18,0000.0004%
95.Dominica$18,0000.0004%
96.South Korea$17,0000.0003%
97.Bahrain$16,0000.0003%
98.Mozambique$14,0000.0003%
99.Venezuela$14,0000.0003%
100.Burkina Faso$12,0000.0002%
101.Haiti$12,0000.0002%
102.Algeria$11,0000.0002%
103.Sudan$11,0000.0002%
104.Kazakhstan$9,0000.0002%
105.El Salvador$9,0000.0002%
106.Palestine$8,0000.0002%
107.Djibouti$7,0000.0001%
108.Belarus$7,0000.0001%
109.Iceland$6,0000.0001%
110.US Minor Outlying Is$6,0000.0001%
111.Sri Lanka$5,0000.0001%
112.Papua New Guinea$3,0000.0001%
113.Macao$3,0000.0001%
114.Panama$2,0000.00004%
115.Guatemala$2,0000.00004%
116.Samoa$2,0000.00004%
117.Ghana$1,0000.00002%
118.Equatorial Guinea$1,0000.00002%
119.Ecuador$1,0000.00002%
120.Cambodia$1,0000.00002%
121.Libya$1,0000.00002%
122.Senegal$1,0000.00002%
123.Trinidad/Tobago$1,0000.00002%


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Research Sources:
The World Factbook, Field Listing: Exports – Commodities, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on May 25, 2018

Trade Map, International Trade Centre. Accessed on May 25, 2018

Investopedia, Net Exports Definition. Accessed on May 25, 2018

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

Alibaba, Supplier information for oranges. Accessed on May 25, 2018