Germany is the top exporter of chocolate and chocolate bars in Europe

2.2 million tonnes of chocolate and chocolate bars were exported by the EU Member States in 2019, 66% of which went to other EU Member States, Eurostat shows.

The top chocolate and chocolate bar exporters were Germany (640.000 tonnes or 30%), followed by Belgium (300.000 tonnes or 14%), the Netherlands (290.000 tonnes or 13%), Poland (230.000 tonnes or 10%) and Italy (180.000 tonnes or 8%).

These five EU Member States exported three quarters of the total EU chocolate and chocolate bars.

220 000 tonnes were imported by the EU Member states from non-EU countries, of which 100 000 tonnes came from the United Kingdom and 70 000 tonnes from Switzerland.

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