GMBS3 4941 : 433 | LUBPAA3 1840 : 96 | LUBPAA4 1767 : 4 | LUBPAA5 1707 : 5 | LWBP2 2287 : 6 | LWJM1 1876 : 94 | UHRA4 2616 : 0 | UHRA5 2557 : 0 | UHRB5 2191 : 0 | UHRB6 2173 : 0 | UHRC4 2146 : 0 | UHRC5 2141 : 0 | UHRC6 2124 : 0 | UIB7 1669 : 0 | UIB7 1669 : 1669 | UJM6 1725 : 0 | UJM7 1669 : 0 | UKF4 1728 : 1728 | UKF5 1661 : 28 | UKF8 1559 : 3 | UKW4 1759 : 1759 | WGJQ1 2528 : 0 | WGJQ1 2528 : 0 | WGJQ2 2370 : 30 | WSDAQ1 2528 : 32 | WYCAQ1 2743 : 192 | RKBGA2 2990 : 1 | RKBSA3 2646 : 1 | RKBSDA3 2646 : 2 | RKBSDA4 2516 : 1 | RWPA2 2776 : 1 | RWPA2 2776 : 1 | RWPA3 2709 : 1 | RWPA3 2709 : 1 | RWPA4 2646 : 1 | RWPA4 2646 : 1 | RWPA5 2579 : 0 | RWPA5 2579 : 0 | RWPA5 2579 : 0 | RWPALG 2450 : 2 | WHGS2 5677 : 2 | WHGS2 5677 : 2 | WHGS2 5677 : 2 | WHGS3 5551 : 2 | WHGS3 5551 : 2 | WHGS3 5551 : 2 | WHGS3 5551 : 2 | WWSS3 5296 : 123 | WWSS3 5296 : 123 | WWSS4 5178 : 121 | WWSS4 5178 : 118 | WWSS5 5001 : 117 | BRDC3 3800 : 3800 | SBAS2 2000 : 2 | SBGJ1 2081 : 32 | SBGJ2 2018 : 16 | SBGJ3 2017 : 82 | SBGO2 2080 : 78 | SBGO3 2017 : 82 | SBGO4 1938 : 38


Pinto bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) one of the major pulses that serve as a rotational crop in cereal based cropping systems in the lowland areas. According to 2019 International Trade Center Data, the largest producers of Pinto beans globally are India, Myanmar and Brazil with 6.3, 5.4 and 3.0 million metric tons. These three countries account for 63.5 percent of the global Pinto beans production. 

Pinto beans production in Ethiopia shows a significant growth during the past two years According to the southern Nations Nationalities and people’s Bureau(2011 EC),the total pinto beans production for the year 2011 is 435,600 quintals. From 2010-2011, production volume increased by an annual average of 25%.currently the only producer of this commodity is SNNPR region.  

Export data from ERCA and National Bank of Ethiopia indicate that 2981 Metric ton of Pinto beans, with value of Birr 5.8 million were exported in 2010E.C, while in 2011EC, 7,801 metric ton was exported and 13.5 million Birr was earned. In the past two years, the main export destinations for Ethiopia’s Pinto beans have been Pakistan, India, Kenya, Tanzania, Germany, Russian and Czech Republic.

Harvesting and Marketing Seasons

September, October, November and December are the harvesting and marketing seasons for Pinto beans.

Ethiopia’s Pinto beans Export, Volume and Value

  •    2981 metric tons, Average annual export volumes from 2010E.C.
  • 7801 metric tons, worth more than 13.5 million Birr  exported in 2011E.C .
  • Ethiopia’s Pinto beans exports have mainly been destined to India, Pakistan, Kenya and Tanzania also imported the product from Ethiopia.
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