Rwanda maize export quantities

In 2019 Rwanda sold 1,376 tonnes of maize. Through 2019 alone, the demand for Rwanda maize (cereals/grains category) has gone down, flactuating by -82.046 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, maize's exports decreased by -97.95 pc bringing the country US$0.77m for the year 2019. Rwanda's maize exports are classified as:

  • 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)
  • Maize seed for sowing (HS code 100510)


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Rwanda maize export values

In 2019, Rwanda exported maize valued at 0.77m USD, a contraction of -34.97% from 2018's total maize export of 1.184m USD. The yearly change in value of Rwanda maize between 2017 to 2018 was -84.052 pc.

The yearly variation in the amount of Rwanda's maize exports between 2017 and 2019 was -97.95 per cent in comparison to a variation of -82.046% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Rwanda maize ( in '000$ )

Rwanda's top destinations for maize are South Sudan, Uganda, United Kingdom (UK), Tanzania and Kenya.


Rwanda ordered 1,234,192 tonnes of maize in 2019.


The production of maize in Rwanda was 20,218,464 tonnes in 2019 and is projected to change by an average of 2.67%. The country had approximately 13,838,304.00 hectares under maize cultivation.