Which Country Exports the Most Apples in the World?

Pome Fruits And Stone Fruits February 01, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Global apple exports amounted to 8,993 thousand tonnes in 2015, jumping by +7.8% against the previous year level. Overall, the global apple exports indicated a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, remained consistant, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.8% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010, when the output figure increased by +9% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global apple exports reached its maximum volume in 2015, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, global exports amounted to $6,789 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global exports increased tangibly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +2.5%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Apple Exporting Countries in the World

1. Italy (1144K Tonnes)

2. USA (989K Tonnes)

3. Poland (845K Tonnes)

4. China (833K Tonnes)

5. France (634K Tonnes)

6. Chile (629K Tonnes)

7. Belarus (611K Tonnes)

Apple Imports By Country

The countries with the highest levels of the apple exports in 2015 were Italy (1,144 thousand tonnes), the United States (989 thousand tonnes), Poland (845 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 33% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of apple exports among the main exporting countries was attained by Poland (+8.2% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China (1,032 million USD), the United States (1,026 million USD) and Italy (960 million USD) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2015, together accounting for 44% of total exports.

China (+9.1% per year) had the highest growth rates of apple exports among the main exporting countries over the last eight years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Source: World: Apple - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025