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Wheat Exports by Country 2024

Country
Exported
Russia27.4M
Australia25.6M
United States24M
Canada21.5M
Ukraine19.4M
France16.1M
Argentina9.5M
Germany7.1M
Romania6.9M
India6.1M

As of 2021, the global wheat export market has seen a significant rise, reaching 205.3 million metric tons annually. This marks a notable increase from the previous year, highlighting the growing demand for wheat worldwide.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that Russia has set a new record in wheat exports, shipping out 27.4 million metric tons annually. The major importers of Russian wheat are Egypt, purchasing $2.44 billion worth, followed by Turkey at $1.79 billion, and Nigeria at $493 million.

Close behind Russia, Australia stands as a major exporter, contributing about 25.6 million metric tons of wheat to the international market, valued at $7.36 billion. This underscores Australia's significant role in the global wheat trade.

The United States, according to the USDA, exports approximately 24 million metric tons of wheat every year. The leading destinations for American wheat include Mexico, which imports $1.29 billion worth, the Philippines at $891 million, and China at $801 million.

Canada ranks as the fourth-largest wheat exporter, with its annual export volume reaching 21.5 million metric tons, equating to $8.3 billion. This solidifies Canada's position as a key player in the wheat export market.

Ukraine also plays a substantial role, exporting 19.4 million metric tons of wheat each year, primarily to Egypt, Indonesia, and Turkey. This highlights Ukraine's strategic importance in the European wheat trade.

France, as one of the leading exporters within the European Union, ships out 16.1 million metric tons of wheat annually. Its top export markets are Algeria ($652 million), Belgium ($619 million), and the Netherlands ($531 million).

Argentina contributes 9.5 million metric tons to the global wheat market annually, with over 60% of its wheat being exported. This demonstrates Argentina's growing influence in the wheat trade.

Germany's wheat exports stand at around 7.1 million metric tons, including wheat starch, drum wheat, and wheat flour, indicating a diverse range of wheat products in its export portfolio.

Romania, another leading EU exporter, sends out 6.9 million metric tons of wheat each year. Its main export destinations are Germany ($17.7 billion), Italy ($8.85 billion), and France ($5.5 billion), reflecting its strong trade ties within Europe.

India, the tenth-largest wheat producer in the world, exports 6.1 million metric tons annually, mainly to Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, highlighting its role in regional wheat supply.

Other prominent wheat exporters include Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Poland, Lithuania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Latvia, each contributing significantly to the global wheat market.

This comprehensive overview of wheat exports by country in 2023 demonstrates the dynamic and expanding nature of the global wheat trade, with various countries playing pivotal roles in meeting the world's wheat demand.

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Country
Exported (Tons)
Value (1k USD)
Russia27.4M$7.30 Mn
Australia25.6M$7.11 Mn
United States24M$7.29 Mn
Canada21.5M$6.64 Mn
Ukraine19.4M$4.72 Mn
France16.1M$4.48 Mn
Argentina9.5M$2.45 Mn
Germany7.1M$1.97 Mn
Romania6.9M$1.80 Mn
India6.1M$1.72 Mn
Bulgaria5.1M$1.32 Mn
Kazakhstan3.8M$965,690
Poland3.6M$979,272
Lithuania3.1M$820,260
Hungary2.5M$632,357
Czech Republic2.3M$580,355
Latvia2.3M$618,868
Slovakia1.2M$327,761
Brazil1.1M$284,037
Serbia1.1M$269,814
Moldova871.5K$207,713
Austria742.7K$253,657
Sweden604.5K$166,655
Belgium581.7K$210,593
Denmark561.7K$144,068
Croatia548.5K$146,143
Greece537.6K$209,578
Uruguay536.5K$139,810
Estonia433.9K$124,518
Slovenia422.4K$113,818
Paraguay337.5K$89,153
Mexico313.9K$106,156
Spain298.8K$133,745
United Kingdom294.5K$87,977
Turkey264.5K$97,554
South Africa264.1K$94,979
Italy206.9K$92,909
Netherlands205.3K$63,626
United Arab Emirates87.3K$34,406
Ireland49.9K$15,920
Belarus49.8K$10,221
Jordan42.5K$15,765
Bosnia and Herzegovina40.4K$11,659
Syria38.3K$12,218
Finland35.9K$9,858
Vietnam35.5K$10,500
Turkmenistan35K$9,300
Antigua and Barbuda33.5K$3,063
Uzbekistan24.9K$6,452
Luxembourg23K$7,082
North Macedonia19.3K$4,851
Sri Lanka8.6K$3,264
Lebanon8.4K$1,199
Mozambique7.8K$2,289
Senegal7.5K$3,190
China4.4K$2,019
Trinidad and Tobago3.9K$1,967
Portugal3.9K$1,478
Algeria2.5K$594
Armenia2.4K$592
Ivory Coast2.2K$700
Oman2.2K$653
Tanzania1.6K$268
Georgia1.6K$393
El Salvador1.3K$513
Kenya1K$350
New Zealand1K$573
Papua New Guinea1K$218
Seychelles1K$398
Zambia944$308
Yemen783$348
Tajikistan700$161
Iraq619$313
Malaysia512$217
Honduras460$147
Botswana328$118
Switzerland250$187
Grenada172$101
Peru108$172
Israel89$92
Taiwan64$29
Morocco48$54
Chile40$38
Somalia39$16
Lesotho34$12
Dominican Republic32$58
Malawi30$15
Thailand16$36
Kyrgyzstan12$6
Singapore11$9
Bangladesh9$6
Hong Kong9$7
Saudi Arabia6$4
Palestine6$18
Egypt6$11
Nigeria3$1
Norway1$3
Guatemala1$1
Colombia1$1
Angola1$0
Cyprus1$0
Ghana0$1
Madagascar0$0
Burundi0$0
Namibia0$0
Cameroon0$0
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0$0
Uganda0$0
Nepal0$0
Guinea0$0
Haiti0$0
Ecuador0$0
Azerbaijan0$0
Nicaragua0$0
Mongolia0$0
World198.1M-
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Which country exports the most wheat?

Russia exports the most wheat at 27.4 million tons, followed by the United States at 25.6 million tons.

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