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        THE CAPI PROCESSED FOOD SECTOR RESEARCH PROGRAM

PHASE 1:
Diagnosis

1. Diagnosing the trade deficit
2. Reasons for the trade deficit
3. Impacts: investments & closures

PHASE 2:
Inspiring practices

4. Case studies on success traits
5. Consumers and markets
6. Innovation insights

PHASE 3:
Competitive advantage

7. Metrics & investment scorecard
8. Implications for policy & strategy
9. Dialogues on outcomes

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  PROJECT 1: DIAGNOSING THE TRADE DEFICIT

Which categories are surplus and deficit leaders?

To provide another perspective of trade performance, below are the leading categories and their trade deficit or surplus, at a six-digit level of HS code. Bold items indicate "beverages."

up Frozen potatoes (+ $773 M)
Chocolate > 2kg (+ $249 M)
Maple syrup (+ $241 M)
Waffles (+ $241 M)
Biscuits (+ $182 M)
Whiskies (+ $116 M)
Sugar confectionary (+ $78 M)
Active yeast (+ $69 M)
Mixes and dough (+ $54M)
Chewing gum (+ $48 M)
Chocolates filled < 2kg (+$42 M)
Ice cream (+$40 M)
  Wine (- $1.7 B)
Cane sugar (-$576 M)
Food preparations (- $416 M)
Beer (- $400 M)
Non-alcoholic beverages (- $326 M)
Pet food (- $257 M)
Waters (- $208 M)
Prepared pasta not stuffed (- $182 M)
Bovine meat (- $169 M)
Cocoa beans (- $153 M)
Cereals for infant use (- $128 M)
Sausages (- $125 M)
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Individual HS data by chapter (MS Excel)

 
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