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Top exporters
wild medicinal plants

Total export values of wild medicinal plants, showing the top exporters in 1999 and 2009

Export Value USD (Million)

  • Other
  • Canada
  • India
  • Republic of Korea
  • Germany
  • USA
  • China, Hong Kong SAR
  • China
1999
2009
1.800
1.600
1.400
1.200
1.000
800
600
400
200
0

Top importers
wild medicinal plants

Total import quantities of wild medicinal plants, showing the top importers in 1999 and 2009

Import Quantity (Tonnes)

  • Other
  • France
  • Japan
  • Germany
  • USA
  • China, Hong Kong SAR
1999
2009
1.800
1.600
1.400
1.200
1.000
800
600
400
200
0

Sales - herbal medicinal

Sales leaders in the global herbal medicinal market

North America 38%
Europe 29%
Asia
Australia
Africa
15%
Japan 12%
Latin America 6%

Sales - herbal medicine (Europe)

The largest European herbal medicinal markets

Germany 2bn
France 1.7bn
Italy 890mln
Poland 600mln
UK 250mln
Spain 217mln

Sales - natural cosmetics (Europe)

Sales leaders in the European natural cosmetics market

France 15%
UK 13%
Italy 13%
Spain 10%
Netherlands 4%
Other 27%
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