Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Gnis

Export

External trade

The sales of French seed potatoes abroad vary between 110,000 and 140,000 tons.
Past two years, these sales reached record levels above 140,000 tons.

*Graphique evolution des imports/exports*
*Graphique solde*

More than 45% of these sales are within the European Union, mainly in Spain, but also in Italy, Portugal, Belgium and the Netherlands. This country has a tradition of using French seeds for its own exports. Other destinations for French stock are North Africa (Algeria, Egyptia, Morocco, Tunisia) and the Middle East, increasing with 46,5% of the sales since a few years.

 

ECC Exportations

7,9

18,5

11,5

3,5

5,3

3,9

8,3

5,3

Exports in thousand tons
(2013/2014 campain).

The purchase of seed potatoes from outside France is between 15,000 and 30,000 tonnes, more than 90% of which comes from the Netherlands.

Other countries Exportations

2,5

8,9

16,1

19

19,2

0,7

7,7

1,9

Exports in thousand tons
(2013/2014 campain).