Ecuador rice export quantities

In 2019 Ecuador sold 58,054 tonnes of rice. Through 2019 alone, the interest in Ecuador rice (cereals/grains category) has reduced, flactuating by -8.014 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, rice's exports increased by 6393.74 percent earning the exporter US$36.39m for the year 2019. Ecuador's rice exports are categorised as:

  • Rice in the husk, "paddy" or rough (HS code 100610)
  • Broken rice (HS code 100640)
  • Husked or brown rice (HS code 100620)
  • Semi-milled or wholly milled rice, whether or not polished or glazed (HS code 100630)


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Ecuador rice export values

In 2019, Ecuador supplied rice valued at 36.39m USD, a decrease of -1.53% from 2018's total rice export of 36.956m USD. The annual change in value of Ecuador rice between 2017 to 2018 was 5179.429 pc.

The per year change in the amount of Ecuador's rice exports between 2017 and 2019 was 6393.74 pc in comparison to a variation of -8.014% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Ecuador's share of the world's total rice's exports in 2019 was 2.2 percent. Ecuador is ranked number 9 in world exports of rice.


Export markets for Ecuador rice ( in '000$ )

Ecuador's top destinations for rice are Italy, Chile, Spain, Venezuela and Peru.


Import/Export Trends

Ecuador is a net exporter of rice. The annual growth of Ecuador rice in value between 2015 to 2019 was 39%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity through the same period was 55%, per annum.

Ecuador bought 458 tonnes of rice in 2019.


The production of rice in Ecuador was 7,332,708 tonnes in 2019 and is forecast to change by an average of -18.55%. The country had approximately 2,058,184.00 hectares under rice cultivation.