Which Country Exports the Most Food?

Food Exports (As % of Merchandise Exports) (%), 2014 or latest
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 145 countries in 2014, Maldives ranked the highest in food as a share of merchandise exports with 97.8% followed by Ethiopia and Comoros. On the other end of the scale was Iraq with 0.009%, Qatar with 0.012% and Brunei with 0.046%.

Average food as a share of merchandise exports reached 8.52% in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.06 % more than in the previous year and 16.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average food as a share of merchandise exports reached an all time high of 22.1% in 1962 and an all time low of 6.57% in 2006. The average annual growth amounted to -1.81 % since 1962.

Data for more countries are available at Food Exports (As % of Merchandise Exports) indicator page.