Which Countries Import the Most Hazelnut?

Other Tree And Bush Fruits And Nuts February 24, 2017
Author: Irina Andreeva
Market Analyst

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The value of total imports on the global hazelnut market in 2015 stood at 169.6 million USD, an increase of 18.7 million USD (or 12%) on the previous year. There was an annual increase of +11.0% for the period from 2007 to 2015. In physical terms, hazelnut imports stood at 35.2 thousand tonnes in 2015, 4.1 thousand tonnes (13%) more than the year before.

In 2015, Italy (6.5 thousand tonnes) was the main destination for hazelnut imports, accounting for 18% of total imports. It was followed by Canada (6%), Germany (4%) and the U.S. (3%).

From 2007 to 2015, according to market research conducted by IndexBox, Italy increased with a CAGR of +10.3%, while the fastest growing country was Canada (+15.1%), followed by the U.S. (+13.0%); Germany, however, showed an annual decline of -10.3%.

Italy (+8 percentage points) and Canada (+3 percentage points) strengthened their position in the global import structure; the U.S. illustrated a more modest growth of share (+2 percentage points), while Germany reduced its share from 11% in 2007, to 4% in 2015.

Top 5 hazelnut importing countries in 2015


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Source: World: Hazelnuts - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025