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Table 6 Export trade data of tomato from each of the seven countries to the rest of the world in metric tons (MTs), 2003–2012

From: Connecting smallholder tomato producers to improved seed in West Africa

Sum of volume (MTs) 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Grand total
Tomato, fresh or chilled 5759 5304 6513 23,451 24,561 18,279 15,677 15,695 20,669 22,655 158,563
Senegal 3723 4660 5626 9877 9632 10,810 8163 10,300 11,740 12,649 87,180
Burkina Faso 962 588 501 13,553 14,233 7179 7309 5188 8725 10,000 68,237
Ghana 106 38 350 15 694 287 192 69 109   1861
Togo 957 9 8 3 1 2 6 4 0 0 992
Mali   0 1    1 6 134 0 6 148
Niger 10 5 20 1 0 0 2   96 0 134
Benin 0 3 6 1       0 10
Other (tomatoes, whole or in pieces) 5117 3280 6605 34,160 18,842 4839 6371 1546 1787 8526 91,073
Ghana 2548 1780 2864 29,938 14,687 3184 2512 497 1454 1432 60,895
Togo 2253 1350 3616 3631 3323 1560 3507 802 67 3720 23,829
Senegal 84 77 117 175 249 92 175 158 200 2368 3696
Burkina Faso 62 48 7 316 581 3 7   20 891 1935
Benin 170 25 1 88   0 3 0 17 115 419
Niger     12 2   163    0 178
Mali 0      0 4 88 29   121
Tomato ketchup and other tomato sauces 1 16 57 43 20 50 1336 12 29 38 1604
Togo 1 4 15 39   21 1140   0 0 1220
Senegal   7 15   19 15 190 1 29 27 304
Mali   5 25 5        35
Ghana 1 0 1 0 1 7 6 1 0 8 24
Burkina Faso     0     11    11
Niger       7      7
Benin           3 3
Tomatoes, whole or in pieces 23 0 16 2 4 11 0 1 7 40 106
Senegal 21   16   4 6    2 1 50
Ghana     0   5 0 1 2 37 46
Burkina Faso    0 2      2 1 5
Togo 1    0 0     1 0 3
Mali           1 1
Benin 1 0          1
Niger     0        0
Grand total 10,901 8601 13,191 57,656 43,428 23,179 23,385 17,254 22,492 31,261 251,346
  1. Data obtained from UN Comtrade