Ecuador potatoes export quantities

In 2019 Ecuador exported 428 tonnes of potatoes. In 2019 alone, the interest in Ecuador potatoes (tubers category) has improved, changing by 18.232 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, potatoes' exports reduced by -6.75 percent earning the nation US$0.78m for the year 2019. Ecuador's potatoes exports are categorised as:

  • Fresh or chilled potatoes (excluding seed) (HS code 070190)
  • Potatoes, uncooked or cooked by steaming or by boiling in water, frozen (HS code 071010)
  • Potatoes, prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid, frozen (HS code 200410)
  • Potatoes, prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid (excluding frozen) (HS code 200520)


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Ecuador potatoes export values

In 2019, Ecuador sold potatoes valued at 0.78m USD, an increase of 18.90% from 2018's total potatoes export of 0.656m USD. The annual change in value of Ecuador potatoes between 2017 to 2018 was -8.123 pc.

The yearly variation in the volume of Ecuador's potatoes exports between 2017 and 2019 was -6.75 percent when compared to a variation of 18.232% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

Ecuador's stake of the world's total potatoes' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. Ecuador holds position 42 in world exports of potatoes.


Export markets for Ecuador potatoes ( in '000$ )

Ecuador's best performing destinations for potatoes are US, Spain, Venezuela, Chile and United Arab Emirates (UAE).


Ecuador brought in 12,409 tonnes of potatoes in 2019.


The production of potatoes in Ecuador was 1,101,384 tonnes in 2019 and is predicted to change by an average of 2.28%. The country had an estimated 78,700.00 hectares under potatoes cultivation.