Which Country Imports the Most Peaches and Nectarines in the World?

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

Global peach and nectarine imports amounted to 2,167 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +12.7% against the previous year level. Overall, the global peach and nectarine 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 +4.9% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013, when the output figure increased by +25% from the previous year level. In that year, the global peach and nectarine imports attained its maximum volume of 2,260 thousand tonnes. From 2014 to 2015, the total peach and nectarine imports growth failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, global peach and nectarine imports amounted to $2,337 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global peach and nectarine imports increased robustly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +3.5%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Peach And Nectarine Importing Countries in the World

1. Germany (305K Tonnes)

2. Russian Federation (200K Tonnes)

3. Belarus (170K Tonnes)

4. France (165K Tonnes)

5. Lithuania (148K Tonnes)

6. Italy (113K Tonnes)

7. United Kingdom (105K Tonnes)

Peach And Nectarine Imports By Country

The countries with the highest levels of the peach and nectarine imports in 2015 were Germany (305 thousand tonnes), Russia (200 thousand tonnes), Belarus (170 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 31% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of peach and nectarine imports among the main importing countries was attained by Belarus (+42.5% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany (354 million USD), Belarus (225 million USD) and France (203 million USD) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2015, together accounting for 33% of total imports.

Belarus (+48.1% per year) had the highest growth rates of peach and nectarine 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: Peaches And Nectarines - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025