The EU is the world's leading cashew nut import market, in which, more than half of the imported cashew value comes from Vietnam. According to the European Statistics Office (Eurostat), the EU's cashew imports in 2021 reached 216.26 thousand tons, worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.43 billion), up 5.5% in terms of value. volume, but down 1.6% in value compared to 2020. Notably, Vietnam's cashew nut market share in the EU's total imports will account for 54.02% in 2021. The three largest cashew nut importers in the EU are the Netherlands, Germany and France. In 2021, the Netherlands imported 63.1 thousand tons of cashew nuts, worth 376.63 million euros ($413.92 million), up 7.6% in volume and 3.6% in value over the previous year. 2020. Germany imported 59.2 thousand tons of cashew nuts, worth 359.7 million euros ($395.3 million), down 9.7% in volume and 16.6% in value compared to 2020.France imported approximately 17 thousand tons of cashews, worth EUR 112.65 million ($123.8 million), up 16.3% in volume and 6.8% in value compared to 2020.