HS Icon Cassava

Manioc, arrowroot, salep, Jerusalem artichokes, sweet potatoes and similar roots and tubers with high starch or inulin content; fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not sliced or in the form of pellets; sago pith

0714 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cassava. In 2021, Cassava were the world's 614th most traded product, with a total trade of $3.65B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Cassava grew by 40.3%, from $2.6B to $3.65B. Trade in Cassava represent 0.00017% of total world trade.

Cassava are a part of Edible vegetables, roots, & tubers. They include Manioc (cassava), fresh or dried, Arrowroot, salep, etc fresh or dried and sago pith, and Sweet potatoes, fresh or dried.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Cassava  were Thailand ($1.29B), Cambodia ($677M), Laos ($270M), Vietnam ($260M), and United States ($218M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Cassava were China ($1.48B), Vietnam ($524M), Thailand ($454M), Netherlands ($176M), and United Kingdom ($120M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Cassava was 17.9%, making it the 133rd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Cassava ranks 1003rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2021): Thailand, $1.29B

Top Destination (2021): China, $1.48B

Cassava are the world's 614th most traded product.

In 2021, the top exporters of Cassava were Thailand ($1.29B), Cambodia ($677M), Laos ($270M), Vietnam ($260M), and United States ($218M).

In 2021, the top importers of Cassava were China ($1.48B), Vietnam ($524M), Thailand ($454M), Netherlands ($176M), and United Kingdom ($120M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021): Thailand, $597M

Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021): China, $598M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Cassava grew the fastest in Thailand ($597M), Cambodia ($256M), Ethiopia ($57.1M), Vietnam ($53.7M), and Laos ($51M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Cassava were China ($598M), Vietnam ($348M), Somalia ($56.6M), Netherlands ($32.1M), and South Korea ($9.41M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cassava.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.38. This means that most of the exports of Cassava are explained by 10 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2021): Thailand, $840M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2021): China, $1.38B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Cassava. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Cassava during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cassava were Thailand ($840M), Cambodia ($676M), Laos ($269M), Ethiopia ($130M), and United States ($106M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cassava were China ($1.38B), Vietnam ($264M), United Kingdom ($109M), Germany ($67.4M), and France ($55.6M).

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In 2021, the world most traded Cassava, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Manioc (cassava), fresh or dried ($2.6B), Sweet potatoes, fresh or dried ($761M), and Arrowroot, salep, etc fresh or dried... ($287M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Cassava.
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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Cassava to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.