Kiwi Fruit Imports in the World – Kiwi Fruit Import Data

02 September 2020
Kiwi Fruit Import Data

Kiwi fruit imports totaled USD 3,190 million in 2019, down as compared to the previous year. In quantity terms, world countries imported about 1.5M tonnes of kiwi fruit, declining by -2.3% on the year before. According to global trade data of kiwi fruit, China and Japan imported kiwi fruit the most, worth over USD 4.5 million each. Both the countries together shared around 27% to total imports of kiwi fruit. Here is an overall perspective of Kiwi fruit global import market.


Kiwi Fruit Global Imports from 2010 to 2019


Since 2010, kiwi fruit imports have been rising considerably due to rising demand in China and Europe. As per kiwi fruit import statistics, the total import volume rose at an average annual rate of +2.7% from 2007 to 2019, however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. Global imports of kiwi fruit attained the maximum at 1.6M tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure. Below given chart and table shows dollar amount of kiwi imports in the world recorded from 2010 to 2019.



Year

Value USD Million

2010

1,841

2011

2,195

2012

2,185

2013

2,187

2014

2,367

2015

2,407

2016

2,637

2017

2,941

2018

3,254

2019

3,190

  


Kiwi Fruit Imports by Country


The biggest kiwi fruit importers in the world in 2019 were China with 14.2% share to total imports. As per China import data of kiwi fruit, China imported kiwi fruits worth USD 454 million in the said year. Japan stood at second place with USD 410 million worth of kiwi fruits. Below given chart and table shows dollar amount of kiwi fruit’s top 10 import countries in the world recorded in 2019.



Country

Value USD Million

China

454

Japan

410

Belgium

249

Germany

231

Spain

214

France

169

Netherlands

159

United States

158

Taipei, Chinese

110

Italy

98

 


In quantity terms, the largest import countries of kiwi fruits in the world during 2019 were Belgium (154K tonnes), Spain (136K tonnes), China (112K tonnes), Germany (108K tonnes), Japan (107K tonnes), Russia (78K tonnes), France (75K tonnes), the United States (69K tonnes), Italy (63K tonnes), the Netherlands (61K tonnes), India (43K tonnes) and Poland (34K tonnes), generating about 70% of total kiwi fruit import.


Global Kiwi Fruit Production and Consumption



The global market recorded growth in the production of kiwi fruit, which increased by 4.1% to 4.3M tonnes in 2019. In general, the total production of kiwi fruits indicated tangible growth from 2007 to 2019, which recorded an average annual rate growth of over 4% over the last twelve-year period. China (2.1M tonnes) stood as the largest kiwi fruit producing country worldwide, accounting for 49% of total volume in 2019, still China imports kiwi fruits the most to meet the consumption. China was followed by Italy (578K tonnes) and New Zealand (533K tonnes).


Talking about kiwi fruit consumption, the global kiwi fruit market recorded growth in sales value, which rose by 6.5% to USD 6.9 billion in 2019. The total consumption of kiwi fruit indicated a resilient expansion from 2007 to 2019. China (2.2M tonnes) stood as the largest consumer of kiwi fruit in 2019. It shared more than 50% of total volume of kiwi fruit consumption. China was followed by Italy (337K tonnes) and Iran (177K tonnes).


Fresh kiwi fruit comes under Chapter 08, which is traded as the major import and export commodity around the world. In production, consumption and imports of kiwi fruit, China remains as the largest country. Get all updates and shipment details of kiwi fruit imports in the world right here.

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