Fair trade

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

The Oxfam family in Belgium consists of three different, independent, but complementary organisations. Oxfam-Solidariteit is a national, bilingual organisation. The Oxfam-Wereldwinkels operate in Flanders, Les Magasins du Monde-Oxfam in the French-speaking region.

Fair trade works!

FairTrade ensures significant additional income for the farmers in the South. According to the annual figures (2001) of the Fairtrade Labelling Organisation International (FLO) the producers received the following additional income thanks to the partnership with honest trade organisations:

Cacao: $ 1.005.280
Coffee: $ 29.955.199
Sugar: $ 128.700
Tea: $ 688.000
Honey: $ 489.825
Bananas: $ 6.437.205
Fruit juice: $ 94.390


Fairtrade Cocoa Sale in Metric Ton (2006)

Austria 185
Belgium 296
Canada 311
Denmark 64
Finland 17
France 1.088
Germany 967
Ireland 30
Italy 365
Japan 15
Luxembourg 37
the Netherlands 224
Norway 5
Sweden 45
Switzerland 415
USA 3.864
Australia/New Zealand 38
Spain 39
Total 10.952