Which Country Exports the Most Green Chilies And Peppers in the World?

Vegetables And Melons February 01, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global chili and pepper exports amounted to 3,055 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +1.2% against the previous year level. Overall, the global chili and pepper 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 +11.1% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, when the output figure increased by +66% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global chili and pepper 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 $4,201 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global exports increased tangibly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +5.4%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Chili And Pepper Exporting Countries in the World

1. Mexico (857K Tonnes)

2. Spain (704K Tonnes)

3. Netherlands (460K Tonnes)

4. USA (111K Tonnes)

5. Morocco (99K Tonnes)

6. Israel (88K Tonnes)

7. Turkey (88K Tonnes)

Chili And Pepper Imports By Country

The countries with the highest levels of the chili and pepper exports in 2015 were Mexico (857 thousand tonnes), Spain (704 thousand tonnes), the Netherlands (460 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 66% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of chili and pepper exports among the main exporting countries was attained by Spain (+8.0% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the Netherlands (1,028 million USD), Spain (970 million USD) and Mexico (925 million USD) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2015, together accounting for 70% of total exports.

Rep. of Korea (+7.0% per year) had the highest growth rates of chili and pepper 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: Chilies And Peppers (Green) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025