Slovenia’s Tapioca Starch Trade: Import and Export Trends

Slovenia’s involvement in the tapioca starch trade has gained some momentum, with notable export and import figures.

Slovenia’s Tapioca Starch Exports

In 2021, Slovenia exported a total of $10.9k worth of tapioca starch, positioning itself as the 66th largest global exporter of this product. Among Slovenia’s most exported goods, tapioca starch ranked 3841st, indicating its relatively moderate prominence within the country’s overall export portfolio.

The main destinations for Slovenia’s tapioca starch exports were Croatia, with imports valued at $6.45k, followed by Spain at $4.38k. The Netherlands and Italy also emerged as notable importers, contributing respective values of $57 and $39.

Croatia experienced the highest growth rate as an export market for Slovenian tapioca starch between 2020 and 2021, with an increase of $6.41k. Spain and Italy also exhibited positive growth during this period, with increases of $4.38k and $39, respectively.

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Table: Where Does Slovenia Export Its Tapioca Starch (2021)

Slovenia’s Tapioca Starch Imports

In 2021, Slovenia imported approximately $15.9k worth of tapioca starch, establishing its position as the 113th largest global importer of this product. Among Slovenia’s most imported goods, tapioca starch ranked 4167th, signifying its relatively modest significance within the country’s overall import landscape.

Slovenia primarily sourced tapioca starch imports from the Netherlands, with imports valued at $4.11k, followed by Thailand at $2.92k. Vietnam, Italy, and Germany also played a role as import partners, contributing respective values of $2.52k, $2.45k, and $1.68k.

Between 2020 and 2021, Slovenia witnessed notable growth in its import market for tapioca starch. The Netherlands demonstrated the highest growth rate, with an increase of $1.67k, followed by Italy with an increase of $1.31k. Croatia also experienced positive growth during this period, with an increase of $1.03k.

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Table: Where Does Slovenia Import Its Tapioca Starch (2021)

Slovenia’s Tapioca Starch Tariffs

In 2017, the average tariff for tapioca starch in Slovenia was 24.1%. It is worth noting that several countries imposed the highest import tariffs on tapioca starch. The Republic of the Congo, Cape Verde, Algeria, Western Sahara, and Gabon all implemented a Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatment of 47.9%.

Importing Tapioca Starch from Vietnam

Vietnam has emerged as a prominent supplier of tapioca starch to the Slovenia market. In 2021, the total value of tapioca starch imports from Vietnam amounted to an impressive $2,518. This significant figure indicates that Vietnam’s tapioca starch holds a strong position in the market and is poised to maintain its presence in Slovenia in the years to come. The reasons behind this sustained importation are primarily attributed to the product’s superior quality and competitive pricing.

Slovenia benefits from Vietnam’s tapioca starch exports, which provide a dependable supply of this vital ingredient. The substantial import value from Vietnam underscores Slovenia’s confidence in Vietnam as a trusted and preferred partner for fulfilling its tapioca starch requirements. With its consistent quality and competitive pricing, Vietnam’s tapioca starch has proven to be a reliable source that meets Slovenia’s demand for this essential product.

Source: BACI and General Statistics Office of Vietnam