Ever wonder which countries export the most sugar? See the list, which also shows each exporter's percentage of global sugar exports within parenthesis. In 2015, world sugar exports were US$39.7 billion.
African Exporters

Africa exported $1.5 billion worth of sugar led by the following countries:

  1. Swaziland: $338.2 million
  2. Mauritius: $218.6 million
  3. South Africa: $159.8 million
  4. Mozambique: $118.3 million
  5. Zambia: $115.1 million
  6. Zimbabwe: $99.8 million
  7. Malawi: $98.1 million
  8. Sudan (North + South): $86.3 million
  9. Uganda: $65.2 million
10. Algeria: $64.7 million
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $4.3 billion worth of sugar led by the following countries:

  1. Thailand: $2.6 billion
  2. India: $1.2 billion
  3. South Korea: $151.7 million
  4. Malaysia: $104.3 million
  5. China: $46.6 million
  6. Singapore: $43 million
  7. Philippines: $25.5 million
  8. Pakistan: $17.6 million
  9. Hong Kong: $13.6 million
10. Laos: $12.9 million
European Exporters

Europe exported $3.9 billion worth of sugar led by the following countries:

  1. France: $1.1 billion
  2. Germany: $468.9 million
  3. Belgium: $351.6 million
  4. Netherlands: $269.6 million
  5. Poland: $210.5 million
  6. Belarus: $205.6 million
  7. United Kingdom: $175.8 million
  8. Czech Republic: $158.5 million
  9. Denmark: $139.2 million
10. Croatia: $96.9 million
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America exported $10.3 billion worth of sugar led by the following countries:

  1. Brazil: $7.6 billion
  2. Guatemala: $852 million
  3. Cuba: $419.5 million
  4. Colombia: $347.3 million
  5. El Salvador: $193.1 million
  6. Nicaragua: $153 million
  7. Guyana: $111.9 million
  8. Dominican Republic: $93.3 million
  9. Costa Rica: $90 million
10. Argentina: $74.5 million
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $571.1 million worth of sugar led by the following countries:

  1. United Arab Emirates: $298.7 million
  2. Saudi Arabia: $153.7 million
  3. Bahrain: $108.3 million
  4. Oman: $3.7 million
  5. Jordan: $2.3 million
  6. Qatar: $1.6 million
  7. Kuwait: $1.4 million
  8. Lebanon: $711,000
  9. Israel: $318,000
10. Iran: $283,000
North American Exporters

North America exported $963.9 million worth of sugar led by the following countries:

  1. Mexico: $806.6 million
  2. United States: $131.6 million
  3. Canada: $25.7 million
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $158.1 million worth of sugar led by the following countries:

  1. Fiji: $87.5 million
  2. Australia: $57.2 million
  3. New Zealand: $13.2 million
  4. French Polynesia: $145,000
  5. Papua New Guinea: $37,000
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of sugar from 2011 to 2015. Overall, the 5-year percentage decline for this exported product category was -26.3%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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