Ecuador bananas export quantities

In 2019 Ecuador exported 13,335,176 tonnes of bananas. For 2019 alone, the interest in Ecuador bananas (fruits category) has increased, recording a change of 1.735 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, bananas' exports went up by 3.93 percent bringing the country US$6,370.95m for the year 2019. Ecuador's bananas exports are classified as:

  • Fresh or dried bananas (excluding plantains) (HS code 080390)
  • Bananas, incl. plantains, fresh or dried (HS code 080300)


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Ecuador bananas export values

In 2019, Ecuador shipped bananas valued at 6,370.95m USD, an increase of 2.24% from 2018's total bananas export of 6231.672m USD. The annual change in value of Ecuador bananas between 2017 to 2018 was 5.285 per cent.

The annual variation in the volume of Ecuador's bananas exports between 2017 and 2019 was 3.93 percent in comparison to a variation of 1.735% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Ecuador's portion of the world's total bananas' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. Ecuador is ranked position 44 in world exports of bananas.


Export markets for Ecuador bananas ( in '000$ )

Ecuador's best performing export markets for bananas are Russia, US, Turkey, China and Germany.


Import/Export Trends

Ecuador is a net exporter of bananas. The annual growth of Ecuador bananas in value between 2015 to 2019 was -50%, per year, while annual growth in quantity for the same period was -52%, per annum.

Ecuador brought in 0 tonnes of bananas in 2019.


The production of bananas in Ecuador was 26,333,908 tonnes in 2019 and is projected to change by an average of 1.2%. The country had approximately 733,388.00 hectares under bananas cultivation.