HS Code: 080410 (Fresh or Dried Dates)
Global dates market has become a commodity traded all around the world due to its widespread consumer base across the world. Dates are a highly sought-after fruit due to their natural sweet taste, unique texture, and their status as a healthy and nutritious food source.
In recent years, the global trade of dates has been steadily increasing and has been shown to have grown over the past decade.
The majority of the world’s date production takes place in the subtropical climates of North Africa and the Middle East, with Saudi Arabia being the leading exporter of dates, holding a 13.4% share of the world’s exports in 2021.
Israel (13.1%) and Iran (12.6%) follow as the next largest exporters. The most popular variety of dates in global exports is the Medjool date.
Exported value in 2021
Saudi Arabia $322.840
Unit : US Dollar thousand
top 10 exporters 2021
top 10 importers 2021
Data based on the partner reported data (Mirror data) are shown in orange