Charts - World trade in agricultural products

These charts provide key figures and trends for the trade of agricultural products using the definition in the WTO Agreement on Agriculture (1), with breakdown by region, country/territory and broad categories of products. The data are WTO estimates (based on reported data from the UN Comtrade database, complemented by mirror flow data for non-reporting economies). Figures for World and Europe exclude intra-EU trade.

World trade of agricultural products, by geographical regions and broad categories of products (Billion US dollars)

Select the period covered by the chart with the "year range" selection. Select the category of products in the filter (all products, horticulture, primary bulk products, processed products, semi-processed products). It is also possible to customize the regions covered by clicking on the corresponding name to remove/add it on the chart. Chart pies with regional breakdowns appear when clicking on the corresponding dot in the chart.

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World trade of agricultural products (Billion US dollars)

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  1. This definition is different from the one used elsewhere (like the World Trade Statistical Review, the and the dashboard presentation under "merchandise trade") that is based on SITC definitions and includes (inter-alia) also fishery and forestry products. Back to text