Greece’s tea trade showcases the country’s engagement with this globally cherished beverage. With tea exports reaching $1.85M, Greece maintains a significant position among tea-exporting nations, with Cyprus, France, and Bulgaria as its primary trade partners. Furthermore, Greece’s tea imports valued at $10.6M signify its active participation in the tea market, primarily sourcing from Poland, Sri Lanka, and Germany. The substantial growth in both exports and imports highlights Greece’s evolving role in the global tea trade.
In 2021, Greece’s tea exports reached a total value of $1.85M, securing its position as the 72nd largest tea exporter globally. Among Greece’s exported products, tea ranked as the 705th most prominent item. The primary destinations for Greek tea exports were Cyprus, accounting for $603k, followed by France ($223k), Bulgaria ($182k), the United States ($145k), and Germany ($98.6k).
Greece witnessed remarkable growth in its tea exports between 2020 and 2021. The fastest-growing export markets for Greek tea during this period were Cyprus, showing an increase of $249k, Bulgaria with $128k, and Germany with $50.9k.
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In 2021, Greece imported tea worth $10.6M, establishing itself as the 85th largest tea importer worldwide. Tea ranked as the 633rd most imported product in Greece. The primary sources of Greece’s tea imports were Poland, accounting for $3.32M, followed by Sri Lanka ($2.29M), Germany ($1.6M), Pakistan ($631k), and the Netherlands ($522k).
Greece experienced significant growth in its tea imports between 2020 and 2021. Notably, Poland led the way with an increase of $1.07M, followed by Pakistan with $349k, and Germany with $254k.
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In 2019, the average tariff for Greece concerning tea was 0.3%. Among the countries imposing the highest import tariffs for tea, Republic of the Congo, Algeria, Western Sahara, Gabon, and Libya all applied a Most Favored Nation duty rate treatment of 0.8%.
Potential Of Tea Import and Export Between Vietnam-Greece
While the bilateral trade between Vietnam and Greece may not currently reach significant levels, it is worth noting that Greece’s tea imports in 2021 amounted to a total value of $1,232. Recognizing this, it becomes evident that Vietnam, as a global leader in tea production and export, has immense potential to collaborate with Greece in introducing Vietnamese tea to the Greece market in the foreseeable future.