Which countries are the top producers of cassava?
In 2019, the top producer country was Nigeria accounting for 23.4% of the global production share with a volume of 59.19M MT. This was followed by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Thailand, Ghana, and Brazil, each having a global production share of 15.8%, 12.3%, 8.9%, and 6.9% respectively. (Production volume at 59.19M MT, 40.05M MT, 31.03M MT, and 22.45M MT respectively. Africa sits as the most dominant region of cassava producers.
Which countries are the top exporters of cassava?
Thailand is the top exporter of cassava in 2020 with 66.85% of its share in export and a value of USD 631.86M. It is followed by Costa Rica with 11.56% of share in export and value of USD 109.26M, and Vietnam with 10.43% of share in export and value of USD 98.56M.
Global Market Production in 2020 was 5,278,056 tons ($1,179,081M), and Thailand is the leading world exporter with 3,055,751 tons (USD 683,354), with a 27% growth.