Which Country Imports the Most Bicycles in the World?

Bicycles And Invalid Carriages May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Which Country Imports the Most Bicycles in the World?

IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Beer ; Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

Global beer imports stood at 15M tonnes in 2016, coming up by 3% against the previous year level. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.5% from 2007 to 2016; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, when import increased by 14% from the previous year level. Global beer import peaked in 2016, and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, beer imports stood at $14B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +3.5% over the period from 2007 to 2016; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Global beer import peaked in 2016, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Top Beer Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (5,078.9 million USD)

2. United Kingdom (721.0 million USD)

3. France (704.4 million USD)

4. China (665.7 million USD)

5. Italy (594.4 million USD)

6. Canada (571.0 million USD)

7. Germany (516.3 million USD)

8. Netherlands (378.2 million USD)

9. Australia (325.4 million USD)

10. Spain (294.3 million USD)

11. Belgium (210.6 million USD)

12. Mexico (200.7 million USD)

Beer Imports By Country

The U.S. (3.9M tonnes) was the major importer of beer in the world, reaching 3.9M tonnes, which was near 26% of total imports in 2016. It was distantly followed by the UK (1.1M tonnes), France (783K tonnes), Germany (727K tonnes), and Italy (693K tonnes), together comprising 22% share of total beer imports. China (646K tonnes), Spain (493K tonnes), the Netherlands (483K tonnes), Australia (395K tonnes), Canada (381K tonnes), Belgium (295K tonnes), and Mexico (253K tonnes) occupied the slight share of total imports.

Imports into the U.S. increased at an average annual rate of +1.3% from 2007 to 2016. At the same time, China (+45.7%), Spain (+28.6%), Australia (+9.1%), Mexico (+6.6%), Belgium (+5.5%), Germany (+2.9%), Canada (+2.6%), France (+2.4%), the UK (+2.1%), the Netherlands (+1.9%), and Italy (+1.0%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, China emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +45.7% from 2007;2016. While the share of the U.S. (;2.9%), Spain (;3.0%), and China (;4.2%) decreased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the U.S. ($5.1B) constitutes the largest market for imported beer worldwide, making up 37% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the UK ($721M), with the share of 5% of global imports. It was followed by France, with the share of 5%.

In the U.S., beer imports stood at an average annual rate of +2.9% over the period from 2007;2016. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates: the UK (;0.5% per year) and France (+3.1% per year).

Beer Import Prices By Country

The average beer import price stood at $927 per tonne in 2016, jumping by 3% against the previous year. Overall, beer import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009, when import increased by 10% year;to;year. Over the period under review, average beer import price reached its maximum level of $1,011 per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was Canada ($1,498 per tonne), while Spain ($597 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of beer import prices was attained by the Netherlands (+2.9% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Do you want to know more about global beer market? Get the latest trends and insight from our report. It includes a wide range of statistics on

  • beer market share
  • beer prices
  • beer industry
  • beer sales
  • beer import
  • beer export
  • beer market forecast
  • beer price forecast
  • key beer producers

All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 2203 ; Beer made from malt.

Source: World: Beer ; Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025"

"IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Bicycles And Other Cycles (Not Motorized) - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

In 2016, the amount of bike imported worldwide stood at 700K tonnes, import ,therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year figure. Overall, it indicated a moderate expansion from 2007 to 2016: the total imports volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.5% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, bike imports increased by +1.4% against its level of 2014. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008, when it surged by 98% year-to-year. In that year, global bike imports attained its maximum volume of 1.1M tonnes. From 2009 to 2016, growth of global bike imports failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, bike imports amounted to $7.8B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +3.4% from 2007 to 2016- however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations in certain years. Global bike import peaked of $8.6B in 2014- however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Bike Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (1,466.8 million USD)

2. Japan (704.2 million USD)

3. Germany (671.6 million USD)

4. United Kingdom (526.9 million USD)

5. Netherlands (496.0 million USD)

6. France (356.9 million USD)

7. Belgium (276.7 million USD)

8. Canada (223.9 million USD)

9. South Korea (208.2 million USD)

10. Russia (68.2 million USD)

11. Ghana (18.3 million USD)

12. Indonesia (13.8 million USD)

Bike Imports By Country

In 2016, the U.S. (112K tonnes), distantly followed by Japan (54K tonnes), the UK (45K tonnes), and Germany (41K tonnes) were the largest importers of bike, together committing 36% of total imports. The Netherlands (29K tonnes), France (27K tonnes), South Korea (24K tonnes), Belgium (21K tonnes), Indonesia (20K tonnes), Russia (20K tonnes), Canada (17K tonnes), and Ghana (17K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure.

From 2007 to 2016, average annual rates of growth with regard to bike imports into the U.S. stood at nan%. At the same time, Japan (+424.3%), Belgium (+22.0%), Canada (+15.5%), the Netherlands (+4.1%), and Ghana (+3.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Japan emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +424.3% from 2007-2016. Germany experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, South Korea (-1.3%), Indonesia (-2.3%), Russia (-3.1%), the UK (-5.5%), and France (-6.1%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2016, the share of the UK, and France increased by 4%, and 3% percentage points, while Canada (-1.8%), Belgium (-2.5%), and Japan (-7.7%) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the U.S. ($1.5B) constitutes the largest market for imported bike worldwide, making up 19% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan ($704M), with the share of 9% of global imports. It was followed by Germany, with the share of 9%.

From 2007 to 2016, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value of bike imports in the U.S. expanded at +2.9%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Japan (+1.1% per year) and Germany (-0.0% per year).

Bike Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for bike amounted to $11 per kg, going down by -7.4% against the previous year. Overall, bike import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014, when import increased by 19% from the previous year level. In that year, average bike import price reached its maximum level of $12 per kg. From 2015 to 2016, growth of average bike import price failed to regain its strength.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was the Netherlands ($17 per kg), while Indonesia ($692 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of bike import prices was attained by Russia (+8.7% per year), while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Do you want to know more about global bike market? Get the latest trends and insight from our report. It includes a wide range of statistics on

  • bike market share
  • bike prices
  • bike industry
  • bike sales
  • bike import
  • bike export
  • bike market forecast
  • bike price forecast
  • key bike producers

All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 8712 - Bicycles and other cycles- including delivery tricycles, not motorised.

Source: World: Bicycles And Other Cycles (Not Motorized) - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025