From 2019 to 2020, maple syrup exports gained in value by 25.5%.
The world’s top 3 exporters, namely Canada, Myanmar and the United States, generated 90.6% of total maple sugar exports in 2020.
From a continent perspective, 82.9% of exported sweet maple goods originated from North America. Another 8.7% came from sources in Europe while 7.9% worth originated in Asia.
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 2020.
- Canada: US$384.9 million (77.9% of exported maple syrup)
- Myanmar: $38.1 million (7.7%)
- United States: $24.5 million (5%)
- Netherlands: $10.6 million (2.1%)
- Denmark: $9.6 million (1.9%)
- Germany: $9.5 million (1.9%)
- France: $5.6 million (1.1%)
- United Kingdom: $3.1 million (0.6%)
- Brazil: $1.5 million (0.3%)
- Sweden: $1.2 million (0.3%)
- Czech Republic: $720,000 (0.15%)
- Hungary: $619,000 (0.13%)
- Belgium: $534,000 (0.11%)
- Australia: $424,000 (0.09%)
- Austria: $339,000 (0.07%)
By value, the listed 15 countries shipped 99.5% of global maple sweets exported in 2020.
Among the top exporters, the fastest-growing maple syrup exporters from 2019 to 2020 were: Myanmar (up 42,264%), Sweden (up 1,538%), Belgium (up 130.2%) and Czech Republic (up 80%).
Those countries that posted declines in their exported maple syrup sales were: United Kingdom (down -5.9%), France (down -3.7%), Brazil (down -2.9%), Germany (down -2.7%) and United States (down -0.9%).
The most valuable international markets that buy imported maple syrup are led by the United States which consumed almost half of maple sweets in 2020. Other top importers include Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, France, Australia and the Netherlands.
See also Sugar Exports by Country, Natural Honey Exports by Country and Top Cookies Exporters by Country
International Trade Centre, Trade Map. Accessed on June 21, 2021
Wikipedia, Maple Syrup. Accessed on June 21, 2021