Rwanda mushrooms export quantities

In 2019 Rwanda sold 448 tonnes of mushrooms. Across 2019 alone, the demand for Rwanda mushrooms (vegetables category) has increased, flactuating by 250 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, mushrooms' exports increased by 1300% bringing the country US$1.68m for the year 2019. Rwanda's mushrooms exports are categorised as:

  • Dried mushrooms of the genus "Agaricus", whole, cut, sliced, broken or in powder, but not further prepared (HS code 071231)
  • Mushrooms of the genus "Agaricus", prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid (HS code 200310)
  • Mushrooms of the genus "Agaricus", provisionally preserved, e.g., by sulphur dioxide gas, in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions, but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption (HS code 071151)
  • Fresh or chilled mushrooms of the genus "Agaricus" (HS code 070951)


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Rwanda mushrooms export values

In 2019, Rwanda exported mushrooms valued at 1.68m USD, a growth of 208.82% from 2018's total mushrooms export of 0.544m USD. The yearly increase in value of Rwanda mushrooms between 2017 to 2018 was 161.538 percent.

The yearly variation in the volume of Rwanda's mushrooms exports between 2017 and 2019 was 1300 percent when compared to a variation of 250% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Rwanda mushrooms ( in '000$ )

Rwanda's best performing export markets for mushrooms are Burundi.


Rwanda bought 120 tonnes of mushrooms in 2019.