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Flower bouquet exports by country

Flower bouquet exports by country totaled 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.

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%.

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).

Source: World's Top Exports

Publication date: 1/4/2017

 


 

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