Which Country Imports the Most Combine Harvester-Threshers in the World?

Agricultural And Forestry Machinery May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Which Country Imports the Most Combine Harvester-Threshers in the World?

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

In 2016, approx. 2.2M tonnes of combine harvester were imported worldwide- jumping by 4% against the previous year level. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.0% from 2007 to 2016- however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011, when import increased by 23% against the previous year level. Global combine harvester import peaked of 2.2M tonnes in 2013- afterwards, it flattened through to 2016.

In value terms, combine harvester imports amounted to $17B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +2.1% over the period from 2007 to 2016- however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. Global combine harvester import peaked of $21B in 2013- however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Combine Harvester Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (1,976.9 million USD)

2. Germany (1,700.6 million USD)

3. France (1,446.2 million USD)

4. Canada (1,253.0 million USD)

5. United Kingdom (1,000.6 million USD)

6. Belgium (794.2 million USD)

7. Australia (651.5 million USD)

8. Netherlands (572.6 million USD)

9. Russia (476.7 million USD)

10. Ukraine (409.1 million USD)

11. Italy (363.6 million USD)

12. Poland (312.1 million USD)

Combine Harvester Imports By Country

The Netherlands (245K tonnes), Germany (206K tonnes), the U.S. (195K tonnes), France (168K tonnes), and Canada (140K tonnes) represented roughly 44% of total imports of combine harvester in 2016. The following importers - the UK (87K tonnes), Australia (86K tonnes), Russia (82K tonnes), Belgium (72K tonnes), Ukraine (61K tonnes), Poland (45K tonnes), and Italy (45K tonnes) together made up 22% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of combine harvester imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by the Netherlands (+17.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($2B), Germany ($1.7B) and France ($1.4B) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2016, together comprising 30% of global imports.Canada, the UK, Belgium, Australia, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine, Italy and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 34%.

Australia (+8.9% per year) had the highest rates of growth with regard to the combine harvester imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 year period, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Combine Harvester Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for combine harvester amounted to $7,966 per tonne, going down by -5.4% against the previous year. In general, combine harvester import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, when it surged by 10% against the previous year level. Over the period under review, average combine harvester import price attained its maximum level of $10 per kg in 2009- however, from 2010 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst major importing countries. In 2016, the country with the highest import prices was the UK ($11 per kg), while the Netherlands ($2,338 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of combine harvester import prices was attained by the UK (+1.3% 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 8433 - Harvesting and threshing machinery, straw and fodder balers, grass or hay mowers- machines for cleaning, sorting or grading eggs, fruit or other agricultural produce, other than machinery of heading no 8437.

Source: World: Combine Harvester-Threshers - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025