Overall exports for vegetables totaled US$65.7 billion during 2015, up 5.4% since 2011. The following countries account for 99.6% of the value of all vegetable shipments for 2015.
African Exporters

Africa exported $4.1 billion worth of vegetables representing 5.9% of global shipments led by the following items:

  1. Miscellaneous vegetables (fresh/chilled): $677.8 million
  2. Tomatoes (fresh/chilled): $664.2 million
  3. Beans (fresh/chilled): $361.5 million
  4. Onions (fresh/chilled): $319.3 million
  5. Potatoes (fresh/chilled): $309.4 million
  6. White pea, kidney beans (dried/shelled): $193.2 million
  7. Pigeon peas (dried/shelled): $189.5 million
  8. Onions (dried): $127 million
  9. Peas (dried/shelled): $105.7 million
10. Peppers (fresh/chilled): $100.4 million
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $16.4 billion worth of vegetables representing 23.3% of global shipments led by the following items:

  1. Cassava (fresh/dried): $2 billion
  2. Garlic (fresh/chilled): $1.7 billion
  3. Mushrooms (dried): $1.3 billion
  4. Onions (fresh/chilled): $1045.4 million
  5. Tomatoes (fresh/chilled): $1007.8 million
  6. Mung, black/green beans (dried/shelled): $938.4 million
  7. Miscellaneous frozen vegetables: $694 million
  8. Dried vegetables, mixes: $678.3 million
  9. Miscellaneous vegetables (fresh/chilled): $649.9 million
10. Wood ears (dried): $604.3 million
Here are the most valuable vegetables exported during 2015, listed in descending order by dollar value.  Also shown is the percent change in value for each category since 2011.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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European Union Exporters

European Union exported $25.8 billion worth of vegetables representing 37.9% of global shipments led by the following items:

  1. Tomatoes (fresh/chilled): $4.7 billion
  2. Peppers (fresh/chilled): $2.6 billion
  3. Miscellaneous frozen vegetables: $1.8 billion
  4. Potatoes (fresh/chilled): $1.5 billion
  5. Cucumbers (fresh/chilled): $1.4 billion
  6. Onions (fresh/chilled): $1.1 billion
  7. Miscellaneous vegetables (fresh/chilled): $977.5 million
  8. Potatoes seed (fresh/chilled): $954.3 million
  9. Mushrooms (fresh/chilled): $861 million
10. Cauliflowers (fresh/chilled): $748.5 million
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America (excludes Mexico) and the Caribbean exported $2.3 billion worth of vegetables representing 3.4% of global shipments led by the following items:

  1. Tomatoes (fresh/chilled): $536.6 million
  2. Peppers (fresh/chilled): $267.5 million
  3. Asparagus (fresh/chilled): $205.5 million
  4. Miscellaneous frozen vegetables: $158.4 million
  5. Onions (fresh/chilled): $154.5 million
  6. White pea, kidney beans (dried/shelled): $138.2 million
  7. Cucumbers (fresh/chilled): $121.6 million
  8. Pumpkins, squash, gourds (fresh/chilled): $97.5 million
  9. Miscellaneous vegetables (fresh/chilled): $70.7 million
10. Cauliflowers (fresh/chilled): $65.7 million
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $3.6 billion worth of vegetables representing 5.4% of global shipments led by the following items:

  1. Tomatoes (fresh/chilled): $800.2 million
  2. Potatoes (fresh/chilled): $389.5 million
  3. Lentils (dried/shelled): $351.9 million
  4. Onions (fresh/chilled): $333.9 million
  5. Peppers (fresh/chilled): $294.8 million
  6. Cucumbers (fresh/chilled): $165.1 million
  7. Miscellaneous frozen vegetables: $121.6 million
  8. Miscellaneous vegetables (fresh/chilled): $121.5 million
  9. Dried vegetables, mixes: $112.9 million
10. Carrots (fresh/chilled): $91.2 million
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $1.8 billion worth of vegetables representing 2.7% of global shipments led by the following items:

  1. Chickpeas, (dried/shelled): $757.4 million
  2. Lentils (dried/shelled): $189.6 million
  3. Broad beans, horse beans (dried/shelled): $160 million
  4. Mung, black/green beans (dried/shelled): $135.1 million
  5. Peas (dried/shelled): $94.2 million
  6. Onions (fresh/chilled): $77.2 million
  7. Carrots (fresh/chilled): $59.2 million
  8. Pumpkins, squash, gourds (fresh/chilled): $46.6 million
  9. Peas (frozen): $37.2 million
10. Potatoes (fresh/chilled): $29.9 million
North American Exporters

North America exported $14.9 billion worth of vegetables representing 22.2% of global shipments led by the following items:

  1. Tomatoes (fresh/chilled): $2.5 billion
  2. Lentils (dried/shelled): $2.1 billion
  3. Peppers (fresh/chilled): $1.4 billion
  4. Peas (dried/shelled): $1.2 billion
  5. Onions (fresh/chilled): $680.2 million
  6. Cucumbers (fresh/chilled): $631.5 million
  7. Lettuce (fresh/chilled): $496.9 million
  8. Miscellaneous frozen vegetables: $447.1 million
  9. Cabbages, kale (fresh/chilled): $440.6 million
10. Asparagus (fresh/chilled): $417.2 million