Which Country Exports the Most Green Beans in the World?

Other Non-Perennial Crops February 01, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global green bean exports amounted to 469 thousand tonnes in 2015, declining by -14.6% against the previous year level. Overall, the global green bean exports indicated a moderate decline from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total export volume decreased at an average annual rate of -0.1% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013, when the output figure increased by +23% from the previous year level. In that year, the global green bean exports attained its maximum volume of 583 thousand tonnes. From 2014 to 2015, the total green bean exports growth failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, global exports amounted to $639 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global exports increased tangibly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +1.9%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Green Bean Exporting Countries in the World

1. Morocco (122K Tonnes)

2. France (82K Tonnes)

3. Mexico (41K Tonnes)

4. Guatemala (27K Tonnes)

5. Netherlands (26K Tonnes)

6. USA (25K Tonnes)

7. Egypt (24K Tonnes)

Green Bean Imports By Country

The countries with the highest levels of the green bean exports in 2015 were Morocco (122 thousand tonnes), France (82 thousand tonnes), Mexico (41 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 52% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of green bean exports among the main exporting countries was attained by Mexico (+7.9% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Morocco (136 million USD), the Netherlands (68 million USD) and France (67 million USD) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2015, together accounting for 43% of total exports.

Guatemala (+38.9% per year) had the highest growth rates of green bean 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: Beans (Green) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025