Which Country Exports the Most Jams, Jellies, Puree and Pastes in the World?

Fruit And Vegetables May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Which Country Exports the Most Jams, Jellies, Puree and Pastes in the World?

IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Jams, Jellies, Puree And Pastes - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

Global jam imports stood at 1.4M tonnes in 2016, flattening at the previous year level. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.3% from jam to 2016- however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010, when it surged by 12% from the previous year level. Global jam import peaked in 2016, and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, jam imports stood at $2.7B in 2016. Overall, it indicated a strong increase from jam to 2016: the total imports value increased at an average annual rate of +3.3% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, jam imports decreased by -3.8% against its level of 2014. Global jam import peaked of $2.8B in 2014- however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Jam Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (284.3 million USD)

2. Germany (258.2 million USD)

3. France (206.5 million USD)

4. United Kingdom (172.5 million USD)

5. Netherlands (139.2 million USD)

6. Canada (98.2 million USD)

7. Italy (92.2 million USD)

8. Russia (85.8 million USD)

9. Belgium (82.1 million USD)

10. Spain (65.1 million USD)

11. Iran (51.1 million USD)

12. Venezuela (48.7 million USD)

Jam Imports By Country

The U.S. (130K tonnes), Germany (116K tonnes), France (106K tonnes), Russia (71K tonnes), the UK (68K tonnes), the Netherlands (67K tonnes), Iran (54K tonnes), Canada (43K tonnes), Venezuela (43K tonnes), Belgium (38K tonnes), Italy (36K tonnes), and Spain (31K tonnes) represented roughly 58% of total imports of jam in 2016.

From jam to 2016, the most notable growth rate of jam imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Iran (+20.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest jam markets worldwide were the U.S. ($284M), Germany ($258M) and France ($207M), together comprising 28% of global imports. These countries were followed by the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, Italy, Russia, Belgium, Spain, Iran and Venezuela, which together accounted for a further 31%.

Iran (+20.5% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the jam imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Jam Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for jam amounted to $1,951 per tonne, growing by 2% against the previous year. Over the last nine years it increased at an average annual rate of +1.5%.The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008, when it surged by 14% y-o-y. Global jam import peaked of $2,072 per tonne in 2014- however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was Italy ($2,549 per tonne), while Iran ($945 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From jam to 2016, the most notable growth rate of jam import prices was attained by Russia (+6.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 2007 - Jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit or nut puree and fruit or nut pastes, being cooked preparations- whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

Source: World: Jams, Jellies, Puree And Pastes - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025