Ever wonder which countries export the most jewelry? See the list, which also shows each exporter's percentage of global jewelry exports within parenthesis. In 2016, world jewelry exports were US$95.3 billion.
African Exporters

Africa exported $168.6 million worth of jewelry led by the following countries:

  1. South Africa: $120 million
  2. Mauritius: $22.4 million
  3. Seychelles: $8 million
  4. Morocco: $6.7 million
  5. Egypt: $6.6 million
  6. Tunisia: $1.3 million
  7. Kenya: $828,000
  8. Botswana: $764,000
  9. Namibia: $478,000
10. Libya: $362,000
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $50.6 billion worth of jewelry led by the following countries:

  1. China: $13.3 billion
  2. India: $12.6 billion
  3. Hong Kong: $6 billion
  4. Indonesia: $4.1 billion
  5. Turkey: $3.8 billion
  6. Thailand: $3.5 billion
  7. Singapore: $2.9 billion
  8. Japan: $2.3 billion
  9. Malaysia: $1.4 billion
10. South Korea: $218.8 million
European Union (EU) Exporters

European Union exported $18.6 billion worth of jewelry led by the following EU members:

  1. Italy: $6 billion
  2. United Kingdom: $4.9 billion
  3. France: $4.7 billion
  4. Germany: $1.8 billion
  5. Spain: $369.2 million
  6. Belgium: $212.4 million
  7. Denmark: $83.4 million
  8. Austria: $80.1 million
  9. Netherlands: $58.6 million
10. Poland: $55.6 million
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America (excluding Mexico) and the Caribbean exported $637.3 million worth of jewelry led by the following countries:

  1. Dominican Republic: $234.7 million
  2. Bolivia: $150.6 million
  3. Barbados: $81.8 million
  4. Peru: $77 million
  5. Brazil: $31.8 million
  6. British Virgin Is: $27.9 million
  7. Panama: $9.5 million
  8. Saint Lucia: $9.2 million
  9. Colombia: $5.2 million
10. Guatemala: $1.7 million
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $3.2 billion worth of jewelry led by the following countries:

  1. United Arab Emirates: $2 billion
  2. Israel: $295.9 million
  3. Saudi Arabia: $277.5 million
  4. Qatar: $268.2 million
  5. Jordan: $145.5 million
  6. Kuwait: $107.5 million
  7. Bahrain: $51.5 million
  8. Lebanon: $49.4 million
  9. Oman: $25.4 million
10. Yemen: $6.4 million
North American Exporters

North America exported $10.5 billion worth of jewelry led by the following countries:

  1. United States: $9.9 billion
  2. Mexico: $430.5 million
  3. Canada: $238 million
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $339.3 million worth of jewelry led by the following countries:

  1. Australia: $292.1 million
  2. New Zealand: $45.3 million
  3. Fiji: $1.5 million
  4. French Polynesia: $412,000
  5. New Caledonia: $22,000
  6. Cocos (Keeling) Is: $17,000
  7. Cook Islands: $10,000
  8. Tokelau: $7,000
  9. Christmas Island: $2,000
10. Northern Mariana Is: $2,000
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of jewelry from 2012 to 2016. Overall, the 5-year percentage decline for this exported product category was -15.3%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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