Which Country Exports the Most Rape And Colza Seeds in the World?

Oleaginous Fruits February 01, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Global rape and colza seed exports amounted to 21,139 thousand tonnes in 2015, shrinking by -7.4% against the previous year level. Overall, the global rape and colza seed 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 +7.2% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, when the output figure increased by +55% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global rape and colza seed exports attained its maximum volume of 22,837 thousand tonnes in 2014, falling back in the following year.

In value terms, global exports amounted to $9,053 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global exports increased tangibly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +8.2%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Rape And Colza Seed Exporting Countries in the World

1. Canada (9211K Tonnes)

2. Australia (2753K Tonnes)

3. France (1457K Tonnes)

4. Ukraine (1435K Tonnes)

5. Poland (962K Tonnes)

6. Romania (773K Tonnes)

7. Netherlands (729K Tonnes)

Rape And Colza Seed Imports By Country

The country with the largest volume of the rape and colza seed exports in absolute volumes was Canada (9,211 thousand tonnes), accounting for 44% of global exports. It was followed by Australia (2,753 thousand tonnes), with a share of 13% of global exports. Moreover, rape and colza seed exports in Canada exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second largest exporter, Australia, threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by France with a share of 7%.

From 2007 to 2015, an average annual growth rate of rape and colza seed exports in Canada stood at +6.9%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual growth rates: Australia (+37.9% per year) and France (-2.0% per year).

In value terms, the country with the largest volume of exports of rape and colza seed in absolute volumes was Canada (3,893 million USD), making up 43% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Australia (1,145 million USD), with a share of 13% of global exports. Moreover, rape and colza seed exports in Canada exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second largest importer, Australia (1,145 million USD), threefold. It was followed by France with a share of 7%.

From 2007 to 2015, an average annual growth rate of rape and colza seed exports in Canada was at +7.8%. The remaining exporting countries experienced the following average annual growth rates: Australia (+38.3% per year) and France (-1.4% per year).

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Source: World: Rape Or Colza Seed - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025