Which Country Imports the Most Cauliflower and Broccoli in the World?

Vegetables And Melons January 25, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global cauliflower and broccoli imports amounted to 966 thousand tonnes in 2015, approximately equating the previous year level.Overall, the global cauliflower and broccoli imports indicated a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.1% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011, when the output figure increased by +18% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global cauliflower and broccoli imports reached its maximum volume in 2015, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, global cauliflower and broccoli imports amounted to $999 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global cauliflower and broccoli imports increased robustly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +4.9%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Cauliflower And Broccoli Importing Countries in the World

1. United Kingdom (161K Tonnes)

2. Canada (75K Tonnes)

3. Germany (74K Tonnes)

4. Malaysia (61K Tonnes)

5. France (50K Tonnes)

6. Netherlands (39K Tonnes)

7. USA (35K Tonnes)

Cauliflower And Broccoli Imports By Country

The country with the largest volume of the cauliflower and broccoli imports in absolute volumes was the United Kingdom (161 thousand tonnes), accounting for 17% of global imports. It was followed by Canada (75 thousand tonnes), with a share of 8% of global imports. Moreover, cauliflower and broccoli imports in the United Kingdom exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second largest importer, Canada (75 thousand tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Germany with a share of 8%.

From 2007 to 2015, an average annual growth rate of cauliflower and broccoli imports in the United Kingdom stood at +4.0%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual growth rates: Canada (+2.4% per year) and Germany (-1.3% per year).

In value terms, the country with the largest volume of imports of cauliflower and broccoli in absolute volumes was the United Kingdom (219 million USD), making up 22% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Canada (107 million USD), with a share of 11% of global imports. Moreover, cauliflower and broccoli imports in the United Kingdom exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second largest importer, Canada (107 million USD), twofold. It was followed by Germany with a share of 6%.

From 2007 to 2015, an average annual growth rate of cauliflower and broccoli imports in the United Kingdom was at +3.2%. The remaining importing countries experienced the following average annual growth rates: Canada (+10.3% per year) and Germany (-0.2% per year).

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