Which Country Exports the Most Barley in the World?

Cereals February 01, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global barley exports amounted to 38,372 thousand tonnes in 2015, moving up by +14.7% against the previous year level. Overall, the global barley exports indicated a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +6.4% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, when the output figure increased by +27% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global barley 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 $7,829 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global exports increased tangibly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +4.6%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Barley Exporting Countries in the World

1. France (7537K Tonnes)

2. Russia (5295K Tonnes)

3. Australia (5192K Tonnes)

4. Ukraine (4629K Tonnes)

5. Germany (2785K Tonnes)

6. Romania (1763K Tonnes)

7. United Kingdom (1615K Tonnes)

Barley Imports By Country

The countries with the highest levels of the barley exports in 2015 were France (7,537 thousand tonnes), Russia (5,295 thousand tonnes), Australia (5,192 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 47% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of barley exports among the main exporting countries was attained by Russia (+13.9% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France (1,568 million USD), Australia (1,308 million USD) and Russia (944 million USD) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2015, together accounting for 49% of total exports.

Argentina (+17.9% per year) had the highest growth rates of barley 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: Barley - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025