Tonga sweet potatoes export quantities

In 2019 Tonga sold 200 tonnes of sweet potatoes. Across 2019 alone, the demand for Tonga sweet potatoes (tubers category) has surged, changing by 115.054 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, sweet potatoes' exports increased by 227.87 pc netting the nation US$0.17m for the year 2019. Tonga's sweet potatoes exports are classified as:

  • Sweet potatoes, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not sliced or in the form of pellets (HS code 071420)


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Tonga sweet potatoes export values

In 2019, Tonga supplied sweet potatoes worth 0.17m USD, an improvement of 41.67% from 2018's total sweet potatoes export of 0.12m USD. The annual increase in value of Tonga sweet potatoes between 2017 to 2018 was 73.913 percent.

The yearly variation in the volume of Tonga's sweet potatoes exports between 2017 and 2019 was 227.87 per cent compared to a variation of 115.054% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Tonga sweet potatoes ( in '000$ )

Tonga's best performing export markets for sweet potatoes are New Zealand, Australia and US.


Tonga imported 0 tonnes of sweet potatoes in 2019.


The production of sweet potatoes in Tonga was 6,483 tonnes in 2019 and is projected to change by an average of 0.39%. The country had approximately 651.00 hectares under sweet potatoes cultivation.