World Merchandise Exports and Imports
Publication date: 09 November 2018, GMT
Reporting period: 2002 - 2017
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World Exports of Bananas, including plantains, fresh or dried. in 2017

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Source: United Nations International Trade Statistics Database, Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Statistics Division (https://comtrade.un.org)

In 2017, the total volume of exports of "Bananas, including plantains, fresh or dried." exceeded $9.57 billion (according to the external trade statistics of 95 countries). It was $10.5 billion in the previous year (according to the merchandise trade statistics of 111 countries).

There is no trade data (2017) for such exporters as Costa Rica (9.44% of world exports in 2016), Guatemala (8.03%), Laos (1.87%), Panama (0.871%), Vietnam (0.42%), Lebanon (0.201%), Austria (0.182%), Thailand (0.136%), Saint Lucia (0.082%), Saudi Arabia (0.047%), United Arab Emirates (0.046%), Other Asia, nes (0.026%), Bahrain (0.002%), Zimbabwe (0.001%)

Top exporters of Bananas, including plantains, fresh or dried. in 2017

The main exporters of this commodity group in 2017 were

  • Ecuador - 31% of world exports ($3.04 billion)
  • Philippines - 11.7% ($1.12 billion)
  • Belgium - 10.9% ($1.05 billion)
  • Colombia - 9.59% ($918 million)
  • Netherlands - 5.09% ($487 million)
  • USA - 4.65% ($445 million)
  • Germany - 3.33% ($319 million)
  • Honduras - 2.61% ($249 million)
  • Mexico - 2.52% ($241 million)
  • Dominican Republic - 2.12% ($203 million)

«Bananas, including plantains, fresh or dried.» accounted for a substantial share of total exports of

  • Ecuador - 15.9% of Ecuador's total exports in 2017 ($3.04 billion of $19.1 billion)
  • Belize - 14.7% ($40 million of $277 million)
  • Honduras - 5.02% ($249 million of $4.97 billion)
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - 3.6% ($1.52 million of $42 million)
  • Colombia - 2.43% ($918 million of $37 billion)
  • the Dominican Republic - 2.29% ($203 million of $8.85 billion)
  • Cameroon - 1.92% ($125 million of $6.52 billion)
  • Philippines - 1.64% ($1.12 billion of $68 billion)
  • Nicaragua - 1.2% ($59 million of $4.92 billion)
  • Mozambique - 0.694% ($32 million of $4.71 billion)

According to statistics provided by the major exporters, the largest trade flows of exports of «Bananas, including plantains, fresh or dried.» in 2017 were

  • Exports from Ecuador to Russia: (6.67% of world exports, $638 million according to the external trade statistics of Ecuador)
  • Exports from Ecuador to the USA: (5.47% of world exports, $523 million according to the external trade statistics of Ecuador)
  • Exports from the USA to Canada: (4.52% of world exports, $432 million according to the external trade statistics of USA)
  • Exports from Belgium to Germany: (4.13% of world exports, $395 million according to the external trade statistics of Belgium)
  • Exports from Philippines to Japan: (4.07% of world exports, $390 million according to the external trade statistics of Philippines)
  • Exports from Philippines to China: (3.03% of world exports, $290 million according to the external trade statistics of Philippines)
  • Exports from Colombia to Belgium: (2.87% of world exports, $275 million according to the external trade statistics of Colombia)
  • Exports from Ecuador to Italy: (2.8% of world exports, $268 million according to the external trade statistics of Ecuador)
  • Exports from Ecuador to Germany: (2.73% of world exports, $261 million according to the external trade statistics of Ecuador)
  • Exports from the Netherlands to Germany: (2.54% of world exports, $243 million according to the external trade statistics of Netherlands)
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Source: United Nations International Trade Statistics Database, Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Statistics Division (https://comtrade.un.org)