U.S. Trade with Ecuador in 2022

Export Market Rank
#35 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$741.39 Million
3-Year Average
$615.25 Million
Compound Average Growth
5.2% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to Ecuador in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybean Meal $318 Million 648,576 $182.68 Million 73%
Wheat $112.37 Million 292,969 $73.85 Million 107%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $79.47 Million 63,359 $41.91 Million 210%
Cotton $30.51 Million 11,004 $24.06 Million -28%
Distillers Grains $22.93 Million 104,371 $7.6 Million 434%
Fish and Seafood $21.25 Million 3,014 $18.49 Million 95%
Soybeans $15.97 Million 30,090 $2.58 Million ---
Food Preparations $14 Million 1,455 $14.67 Million -7%
Baked Goods $9.52 Million 3,962 $4.66 Million 195%
Vegetable Oils (excl. soybean) $9.51 Million 7,246 $2.67 Million 466%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ecuador: Grain and Feed Annual

In 2022, the Government of Ecuador continued to support floor prices for local production of corn, rice, and wheat as well as began subsidizing the price of fertilizers for small producers.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ecuador: Ecuador eliminates Value Added Tax on DDGS

Ecuador’s National Customs Service (SENAE) announced on February 2, 2023, that Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) will no longer be subject to a 12 percent value added tax.
Despite continued economic constraints, U.S. – Ecuador bilateral agricultural and related product trade rose to $4.5 billion in 2022. In addition, U.S. agricultural and related product exports to Ecuador reached a record $741 million.

News and Features

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2020 Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to early and mid-career...
February 11, 2019
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Ecuador

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2019—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 120,000 metric tons of soybean meal for delivery to Ecuador. Of the total, 60,000 metric tons is for delivery during the 2018/2019 marketing...
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