U.S. Trade with Ecuador in 2023

Export Market Rank
#32 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$786.77 Million
3-Year Average
$688.89 Million
Compound Average Growth
6.4% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Ecuador in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybean Meal $453.87 Million 891,990 $209.69 Million 158%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $74.99 Million 66,811 $46.76 Million 182%
Wheat $68.73 Million 233,732 $75.28 Million -14%
Distillers Grains $40.18 Million 162,131 $11.19 Million 3450%
Cotton $17.06 Million 7,642 $21.56 Million -20%
Food Preparations $12.79 Million 1,391 $14.41 Million -31%
Distilled Spirits $9.45 Million --- $5.21 Million 500%
Fresh Fruit $9.24 Million 5,116 $9.21 Million -17%
Planting Seeds $9.16 Million 1,517 $5.86 Million 16%
Chocolate & Cocoa Products $9.03 Million 1,284 $6.57 Million 28%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ecuador: Sugar Annual

Ecuador's sugar production in marketing year (MY) 2024/25 is forecast to recover to 530,000 metric tons (MT), the same as the MY 2022/23 estimate, due to a rebound in harvested area after a difficult El Nino weather cycle during the second half of 2023.
Despite continued economic, security and political constraints, U.S. – Ecuador bilateral agricultural and related product trade rose to $4.4 billion in 2023. In addition, U.S. agricultural and related product exports to Ecuador reached a record $805.6 million.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ecuador: Grain and Feed Annual

In 2023, the Government of Ecuador continued to support floor prices for local production of corn, rice, and wheat, but has reduced subsidies for fertilizers, pesticides, and minor equipment for small producers.

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