Flower bouquet exports by country

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Flower bouquet exports by country

Flower bouquet exports by country totalled US$7.9 billion in 2015 down by an average -6.5% for all flower bouquet shippers over the five-year period starting in 2011 when flower bouquets shipments were valued at $8.4 billion. Year over year, the value of global flower bouquet exports depreciated by -12.8% from 2014 to 2015, according to a recent analysis from WorldsTopExports.com.

Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar value worth of flower bouquet exports during 2015 with shipments amounting to $3.6 billion or 46.4% of global flower exports. Latin America (excluding Mexico) and Caribbean countries accounted for 27.8%, followed by African exporters at 17.9%, Asian suppliers at 6.3% and North American sources at 1.4%.

The 4-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix is 0603 for cut flowers and flower buds suitable for bouquets or for ornamental purposes.

Below are the 15 countries that exported the highest dollar value worth of flower bouquet during 2015:

  1. Netherlands: US$3.2 billion (40.3% of total flower bouquets exports)
  2. Colombia: $1.3 billion (16.5%)
  3. Ecuador: $819.9 million (10.4%)
  4. Ethiopia: $662.4 million (8.4%)
  5. Kenya: $661.9 million (8.4%)
  6. Malaysia: $98.1 million (1.2%)
  7. China: $87.2 million (1.1%)
  8. Belgium: $85 million (1.1%)
  9. Italy: $84.2 million (1.1%)
  10. Germany: $82.9 million (1.1%)
  11. Lithuania: $80.2 million (1%)
  12. Israel: $68.8 million (0.9%)
  13. Thailand: $67.2 million (0.9%)
  14. Canada: $44.3 million (0.6%)
  15. Spain: $38.2 million (0.5%)

Among the above countries, the fastest-growing flower bouquets exporters since 2011 were: Lithuania (up 552.1%), Ethiopia (up 292.1%), Kenya (up 45.7%) and China (up 21.9%).

Those countries that posted declines in their exported flower bouquets sales were led by: Belgium (down -67.1%), Israel (down -26.3%), Netherlands (down -26.1%) and Thailand (down -17.2%).

The listed 15 countries shipped 93.4% of all flower bouquet exports in 2015 (by value).
12/30/2016 – World’s Top Exports