Which Country Imports the Most Figs in the World?

Pome Fruits And Stone Fruits January 25, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global fig imports amounted to 138 thousand tonnes in 2015, going down by -3.7% against the previous year level. Overall, the global fig 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 +4.6% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013, when the output figure increased by +23% from the previous year level. In that year, the global fig imports attained its maximum volume of 145 thousand tonnes. From 2014 to 2015, the total fig imports growth failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, global fig imports amounted to $491 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global fig imports increased robustly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +6.0%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Fig Importing Countries in the World

1. France (17K Tonnes)

2. Germany (16K Tonnes)

3. India (11K Tonnes)

4. United Kingdom (10K Tonnes)

5. USA (9K Tonnes)

6. Italy (6K Tonnes)

7. Netherlands (5K Tonnes)

Fig Imports By Country

The countries with the highest levels of the fig imports in 2015 were France (17 thousand tonnes), Germany (16 thousand tonnes), India (11 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 32% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of fig imports among the main importing countries was attained by India (+11.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, India (78 million USD), Germany (58 million USD) and France (56 million USD) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2015, together accounting for 39% of total imports.

the United States (+13.6% per year) had the highest growth rates of fig imports among the main importing countries over the last eight years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Source: World: Figs - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025