Ecuador maize export quantities

In 2019 Ecuador shipped 5,254 tonnes of maize. In 2019 alone, the demand for Ecuador maize (cereals/grains category) has gone up, changing by 8239.683 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, maize's exports went up by 4171.54 percent earning the country US$1.53m for the year 2019. Ecuador's maize exports are categorised as:

  • Maize seed for sowing (HS code 100510)
  • Hulled, pearled, sliced, kibbled or otherwise worked maize grains (excluding rolled, flaked, pellets and flour) (HS code 110423)
  • Maize (excluding seed for sowing) (HS code 100590)


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Ecuador maize export values

In 2019, Ecuador sold maize with a value of 1.53m USD, a growth of 1,185.71% from 2018's total maize export of 0.119m USD. The annual growth in value of Ecuador maize between 2017 to 2018 was -67.218 percent.

The yearly change in the quantity of Ecuador's maize exports between 2017 and 2019 was 4171.54 pc compared to a variation of 8239.683% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Ecuador maize ( in '000$ )

Ecuador's best performing destinations for maize are Colombia, Spain, Italy, Belgium and US.


Ecuador procured 42,983 tonnes of maize in 2019.


The production of maize in Ecuador was 4,439,310 tonnes in 2019 and is forecast to change by an average of 11.75%. The country had approximately 968,538.00 hectares under maize cultivation.