In 2019 Ecuador shipped 270,944 tonnes of cocoa beans. Across 2019 alone, the interest in Ecuador cocoa beans (processed category) has reduced, recording a change of -7.862 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, cocoa beans' exports reduced by -4.78 percent bringing Ecuador US$657.27m for the year 2019. Ecuador's cocoa beans exports are classified as:
In 2019, Ecuador supplied cocoa beans valued at 657.27m USD, a drop of -1.19% from 2018's total cocoa beans export of 665.177m USD. The yearly reduction in value of Ecuador cocoa beans between 2017 to 2018 was 12.79 pc.
The per year variation in the volume of Ecuador's cocoa beans exports between 2017 and 2019 was -4.78 per cent in comparison to a variation of -7.862% in the period between 2018 and 2019.
Ecuador's best performing destinations for cocoa beans are Indonesia, US, the Netherlands, Malaysia and Mexico.
Ecuador brought in 60 tonnes of cocoa beans in 2019.
The production of cocoa beans in Ecuador was 283,680 tonnes in 2019 and is forecast to change by an average of 20.62%. The country had approximately 525,435.00 hectares under cocoa beans cultivation.