The Charts Show World Pineapple Exports By The Top Three Pineapple Producing Countries

The charts show world pineapple exports by the top three pineapple-producing countries in 2009 and 2019, and a breakdown of the cost to the consumer of each pineapple in 2019. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

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Task 1 IELTS report sample

The bar chart gives information regarding the quantity of pineapples exported by three countries in 2009 and 2019. While in year 2009, country B was the biggest exporter of pineapples, in 2019, country A beat them by a large margin. While in year 2009, country A exported 1 million metric tonnes of pineapples, country B exported nearly 5 million metric tonnes. In 2019, exports by country A skyrocketed to reach 10 million metric tonnes. Meanwhile, pineapple exports by country B fell under 2 million metric tonnes. In both years, exports by country C were negligible.

The pie chart shows the various components that made up the cost of each pineapple in 2019. While distribution and retail accounted for 35% of the total cost of pineapple, the production cost was only 5%. The seller made a profit of 18% every time a pineapple was sold and taxes accounted for 16% of the total cost. The other costs that made up the total cost were export costs (4%), international transport costs (12%) and import licenses (10%).

World Pineapple Exports By The Top Three Pineapple Producing Countries – Band 8 IELTS report sample

The bar chart gives information about the quantity of pineapple exported by the top three pineapple-producing countries in million metric tonnes in 2009 and 2019, while the pie chart illustrates the various components that made up the cost of each pineapple for the consumer in 2019. Overall, the quantity of pineapple exported by country A and country B differed significantly in 2009 and 2019. It is also noticeable that the export costs accounted for the lowest percentage of the cost of each pineapple. While in 2009, country A exported only 1 million metric tonnes of pineapple, in 2019, they exported as much as 10 million metric tonnes. In the case of country B, the export volume dropped from 4.5 million metric tonnes in 2009 to 1.75 million metric tonnes in 2019. As for the various components of the cost of each pineapple, the highest was distribution and retail (35%) and the lowest was export costs (4%). The profit of the seller accounted for 18% of the total costs.

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