Ethiopia exported 1 tonnes of fresh vegetables in 2018. In 2018 alone, the interest in the vegetables category has increased, changing by 100 % in comparison to the year 2017. Between 2015 and 2018, fresh vegetables exports went down by -300 per cent, bringing the country $0m in 2018, alone. The fresh vegetables exports are categorised as:

  • Fresh or chilled leguminous vegetables, shelled or unshelled (excluding peas "Pisum sativum" and beans "Vigna spp., Phaseolus spp.") (HS code 070890)

The yearly growth in the volume of Ethiopia fresh vegetables between 2015 and 2018 was -300 percent compared to the period between 2017 and 2018. Ethiopia's share of the world's total fresh vegetables exports in 2018 was 0%.

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Ethiopia fresh vegetables export quantities


In 2018, Ethiopia shipped fresh vegetables worth 0m USD, an increase of % from 2017's total fresh vegetables exports value . The annual growth value of Ethiopia fresh vegetables between 2017 to 2018 was -20%.


Current top 10 market destinations for Ethiopia fresh vegetables ( in '000$ )

Ethiopia's best-performing export markets for fresh vegetables are Djibouti, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden and United Arab Emirates (UAE). High potential export markets for Ethiopia fresh vegetables in the African continent are Djibouti, Somalia, Zimbabwe and Congo Brazzaville.


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