Guam’s Tapioca Starch Trade: Insights into Import Rankings and Growing Markets

Guam, a vibrant island territory located in the western Pacific Ocean, has witnessed a steady increase in its import of tapioca starch.

Import Rankings

In 2021, Guam imported $2.75k worth of tapioca starch, securing the 130th position among the largest importers of this product worldwide. Tapioca starch was ranked as the 1209th most imported product in Guam during the same year. The primary sources of tapioca starch imports for Guam were Thailand, contributing $2.5k, and Chinese Taipei, accounting for $251.

Major Import Sources

Thailand emerged as the primary supplier of tapioca starch to Guam, with imports amounting to $2.5k. Chinese Taipei followed suit, providing $251 worth of tapioca starch imports to Guam. These two countries play a significant role in meeting the tapioca starch demands of Guam’s market.

Fastest Growing Import Market

Between 2020 and 2021, Guam experienced notable growth in its import market for tapioca starch. Chinese Taipei exhibited the fastest-growing import market, with imports increasing by $149 during this period. This growth signifies the growing demand for tapioca starch in Guam and highlights the strengthening trade relationship with Chinese Taipei.

Data from BACI