Which Country Imports the Most Grapes in the World?

Fruit And Vegetables January 25, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Global grape imports amounted to 4,300 thousand tonnes in 2015, surging by +5.4% against the previous year level. Overall, the global grape 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 +2.5% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, when the output figure increased by +6% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global grape imports reached its maximum volume in 2015, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, global grape imports amounted to $7,818 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global grape imports increased robustly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +3.7%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Grape Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (572K Tonnes)

2. Germany (338K Tonnes)

3. Netherlands (273K Tonnes)

4. United Kingdom (258K Tonnes)

5. Russian Federation (253K Tonnes)

6. China (216K Tonnes)

7. Canada (181K Tonnes)

Grape Imports By Country

The countries with the highest levels of the grape imports in 2015 were the United States (572 thousand tonnes), Germany (338 thousand tonnes), the Netherlands (273 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 28% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of grape imports among the main importing countries was attained by China (+22.4% per year), while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

In value terms, the country with the largest volume of imports of grape in absolute volumes was the United States (1,526 million USD), making up 20% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany (680 million USD), with a share of 9% of global imports. Moreover, grape imports in the United States exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second largest importer, Germany (680 million USD), twofold. It was followed by the United Kingdom with a share of 9%.

From 2007 to 2015, an average annual growth rate of grape imports in the United States was at +3.9%. The remaining importing countries experienced the following average annual growth rates: Germany (+1.3% per year) and the United Kingdom (+0.9% per year).

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