The Top Crop-Based Agricultural Import Commodities
in the World and in These Six Countries  

Table AIC-1. List of top 20 food and agricultural import commodities originating or processed from agricultural crops in the world and in selected six countries for 2011. 

RANK WORLD UNITED STATES UNITED KINGDOM AFRICA INDIA AUSTRALIA PHILIPPINES
1 wheat bananas cake, soybeans wheat oil, palm cake, soybeans wheat
2 maize beer of barley wine cake, soybeans peas, dry beer of barley cake,
soybeans
3 soybeans cake, rapeseed sugar raw centrifugal rice–total
(rice milled
equivalent)
oil, soybean rice–total
(rice milled
equivalent)
rice–total
(rice milled
equivalent)
4 cake,
soybeans
sugar raw centrifugal bananas oil, palm cashewnuts, with shell potatoes, frozen flour, wheat
5 oil, palm wheat maize oil, soybean oil, sunflower oil, palm malt
6 sugar raw centrifugal oats wheat moasses cake,
beans, dry
sugar raw centrifugal copra
7 rice–total
(rice milled
equivalent)
oil,
rapeseed
beer of barley malt dates vegetables, frozen apples
8 barley tomatoes soybeans barley apples wine maize
9 sugar
refined
coffee, green rice–total
(rice milled
equivalent)
maize rubber natural dry coffee, green tobacco,
unmanufac-
tured
10 bananas sugar refined molasses oil, sunflower jute tomatoes, peeled starch,
cassava
11 rapeseed oil, palm potatoes, frozen beans, dry chick peas sugar refined soybeans
12 flour,
wheat
molasses cake, palm kernel bran, wheat oil, palm kernel tomatoes, paste potatoes,
frozen
13 potatoes wine apples sugar raw centrifugal lentils macaroni tangerines,
mandarines,
clementines,
satsumas
14 beer of barley rubber natural dry tomatoes cake, sunflower sugar raw centrifugal oil, sunflower oil, palm
15 oil, soybean pineapples oil, palm cake, cottonseed coffee, green juice, orange, concentrate beans, dry
16 wine chillies and peppers, green onions, dry sugar refined cotton lint oil, olive, virgin cake,
palm kernel
17 cake,
rapeseed
potatoes, frozen cake, sunflower bananas cake, copra raisins peas, dry
18 apples vegetables, frozen tomatoes, peeled rubber natural dry oranges kiwi fruit sugar refined
19 cotton lint rapeseed oranges tobacco, unmanu-
factured
cinnamon (canella) cocoa, powder & cake vegetables,
temporarily
preserved
20 rubber
natural dry
melons, other (inc. cantaloupes) vegetables, frozen sorghum ginger oranges oranges

Note: This list of import commodities is a self-made list from statistical data provided by FAOStat, the statistics division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

(Ben G. Bareja, Sept. 2014)

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