According to the report “World: Prepared Fruits – Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025,” recently published by IndexBox, the amount of prepared fruits and nuts exported worldwide stood at 7 million tons in 2016, rising by 4 percent against the previous year’s level.
The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of 1.8 percent over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, when export increased by 8 percent year-to-year. Global prepared fruits and nuts export peaked in 2016, and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.
In value terms, prepared fruits and nuts exports totaled $14 billion in 2016. Overall, it indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2016.
Top Prepared Fruits and Nuts Exporting Countries in the World
- China ($2,518.7 million USD)
- USA ($1,562.8 million USD)
- Thailand ($1,032.4 million USD)
- Germany ($851.3 million USD)
- Netherlands ($748.4 million USD)
- Argentina ($521.1 million USD)
- Spain ($487.3 million USD)
- Philippines ($449.3 million USD)
- Mexico ($441.2 million USD)
- Italy ($329.2 million USD)
- Greece ($326.0 million USD)
- Costa Rica ($127.5 million USD)
Prepared Fruits and Nuts Exports By Country
In 2016, China (1.3M tons), distantly followed by Thailand (709K tons), the U.S. (667K tons), the Philippines (459K tons), and Argentina (412K tons) were the key exporters of prepared fruits and nuts, together creating 50 percent of total exports. The following exporters — Spain (305K tons), the Netherlands (296K tons), Greece (288K tons), Germany (230K tons), Mexico (198K tons), Costa Rica (161K tons), and Italy (161K tons) together made up 23 percent of total exports.
From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of prepared fruits and nuts exports, among the main exporting countries, was attained by Costa Rica (+17.4 percent per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.