Rwanda live cattle export quantities

In 2019 Rwanda sold 1,212 tonnes of live cattle. For the year 2019 alone, the demand for Rwanda live cattle (livestock category) has decreased, flactuating by -1.623 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, live cattle's exports reduced by -52.28 percent bringing the exporter US$1.37m for the year 2019. Rwanda's live cattle exports are classified as:

  • Live cattle (excluding pure-bred for breeding) (HS code 010229)
  • Pure-bred cattle for breeding (HS code 010221)


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Rwanda live cattle export values

In 2019, Rwanda shipped live cattle valued at 1.37m USD, an improvement of 0.74% from 2018's total live cattle export of 1.36m USD. The annual growth in value of Rwanda live cattle between 2017 to 2018 was -47.04%.

The annual variation in the amount of Rwanda's live cattle exports between 2017 and 2019 was -52.28 percent compared to a variation of -1.623% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Rwanda live cattle ( in '000$ )

Rwanda's best performing destinations for live cattle are Germany, France, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Uganda and Tanzania.


Rwanda brought in 560 tonnes of live cattle in 2019.