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Table 2 Destination of agri-food exports, by region (percentage)

From: New directions of trade for the agri-food industry: a disaggregated approach for different income countries, 1963–2000

Origin/destination   North EU-15 Canada and USA South Asia and the Pacific Latin America and the Caribbean Near East and North Africa Sub-Saharan Africa
Near East 1980 72 65 1 28 2 0 23 4
and North Africa 1985 61 44 7 39 2 0 35 1
  1990 68 51 6 32 3 1 27 1
  1995 64 43 5 36 4 1 30 1
  2000 63 42 5 37 4 1 30 2
Sub-Saharan Africa 1980 85 71 9 15 3 0 3 8
  1985 86 71 14 14 4 0 2 8
  1990 75 67 5 25 5 0 2 18
  1995 71 59 5 29 8 1 5 14
  2000 61 46 5 39 11 1 8 19
Latin America and the Caribbean 1980 75 44 23 25 2 18 4 1
  1985 75 43 25 25 4 11 9 2
  1990 75 39 31 25 4 14 6 1
  1995 67 33 27 33 8 19 5 2
  2000 68 28 30 32 7 18 5 1
Asia and the Pacific 1980 61 24 12 39 27 2 9 2
  1985 62 21 14 38 24 1 10 2
  1990 63 21 12 37 26 2 8 2
  1995 57 16 12 43 32 1 7 2
  2000 57 15 14 43 32 1 7 2
EU-15 1980 82 76 4 18 2 3 10 4
  1985 84 76 8 16 2 2 9 3
  1990 88 82 5 12 2 2 6 2
  1995 89 79 4 11 2 2 5 2
  2000 89 73 6 11 3 2 5 2
Canada 1980 65 29 14 35 13 14 6 2
and USA 1985 67 22 22 33 11 12 7 3
  1990 70 22 24 30 12 10 6 1
  1995 67 18 25 33 15 11 6 1
  2000 67 13 32 33 12 14 6 1
  1. Source: Authors’ elaboration, using UN-COMTRADE (2003). The South comprises developing countries and the North is integrated by developed countries, following UN country classifications based on development level