Thailand Supplied Most of Its Sugar Preserved Fruits, Nuts And Peel to the U.S. in 2014

Other Tree And Bush Fruits And Nuts September 27, 2015
Author: Alexander Romanenko
Chief Executive Officer

Thailand continues to lead the way in the global trade of sugar preserved fruits, nuts and peel. In 2014, Thailand exported 77 thousand tonnes of fruits, nuts and peel totaling 248 million USD, 5% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was the U.S., where it supplied 30% of its total exports of sugar preserved fruits, nuts and peel in value terms, accounting for the lion's share of the U.S. total imports.

Overall, the global trade of sugar preserved fruits, nuts and peel reached 749 million USD, with a CAGR of 1% from 2007 to 2014. In physical terms, it showed a steady decline, falling from 732 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 247 thousand tonnes in 2014.

In 2014, the United Kingdom (13%), Japan (10%), the U.S. (9%), Germany (8%) and France (7%) were the leading destinations of imports of sugar preserved fruits, nuts and peel, together making up 48% of global imports. The share of China increased modestly (+3 percentage points), while the share of the United Kingdom illustrated negative dynamics (-3 percentage points).

China and Italy were among the other main global suppliers of sugar preserved fruits, nuts and peel in 2014 with a combined share of 42% of global exports. The fastest growing exporter from 2007 to 2014 was the Netherlands (+22% per year). Thailand, however, was still able to significantly strengthen its position in the global export structure, from 19% in 2007 to 33% in 2014.

Source: World: Fruits, Nuts And Peel (Sugar Preserved) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2020