Taro Market

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Taro - World's Largest Markets

RatingCountry
1Nigeria
2China
3Cameroon
4Ghana
5Ethiopia

In value terms, Nigeria led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China. It was followed by Cameroon.

In Nigeria, the taro (cocoyam) market increased at an average annual rate of +4.6% over the period from 2018-2020. The remaining consuming countries recorded the following average annual rates of market growth: China (-0.9% per year) and Cameroon (-5.3% per year).

Taro (cocoyam) Prices

Lowest Prices - FOB - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
Nicaragua7779458182.6%
United States11421233972-7.7%
Honduras119410451028-7.2%
Ecuador134512381048-11.7%
Indonesia1056105710570.0%
China108810781078-0.5%
Costa Rica1101118012436.3%
Fiji19262248298124.4%
Average1115111111501.5%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Fiji ($2,981 per ton), while Nicaragua ($818 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Fiji, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Highest Prices - CIF - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
Japan1580164717073.9%
New Zealand1614163916661.6%
Netherlands11701076142710.4%
Singapore1332143113781.7%
Canada984107311317.2%
United States1068934892-8.6%
Malaysia818506539-18.8%
United Arab Emirates4895025041.5%
Average125811811100-6.5%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Japan ($1,707 per ton), while the United Arab Emirates ($504 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Netherlands, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Taro (cocoyam) - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
million USD
United States25456561.9%
Japan575946-10.5%
New Zealand7.37.87.93.9%
Netherlands2.43.2430.3%
Canada2.83.43.613.2%

In value terms, the United States ($65M), Japan ($46M) and New Zealand ($7.9M) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined 77% share of global imports.

The United States (+61.9% per year) saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Taro (cocoyam) - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
million USD
China7578792.4%
Ecuador1.84.121236.9%
Fiji11111620.0%
Costa Rica7.27.27.20.0%
Nicaragua4.85.24.4-4.5%

In value terms, China ($79M) remains the largest taro (cocoyam) supplier worldwide, comprising 53% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Ecuador ($21M), with a 14% share of global exports. It was followed by Fiji, with a 10% share.

In China, taro (cocoyam) exports expanded at an average annual rate of +2.4% over the period from 2018-2020. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Ecuador (+236.9% per year) and Fiji (+20.0% per year).

Taro (cocoyam) - Market Forecast

Driven by increasing demand for taro (cocoyam) worldwide, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to decelerate, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of for the period from 2020 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to by the end of 2030.

Taro - Product Coverage

  • HS 071440 - Vegetable roots and tubers; taro (Colocasia spp.) with high starch or inulin content, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not sliced or in the form of pellets
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Africa - Taro - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Central Asia - Taro - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Northern America - Taro - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Latin America and the Caribbean - Taro - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Middle East - Taro - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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