Eswatini (Swaziland) shipped 200 tonnes of essential oils in 2018. In 2018 alone, the demand for the processed category has seen significant growth, changing by 55 per cent in comparison to the year 2017. Between 2015 and 2018, essential oils exports grew by 87.5 %, bringing the country $2.67m in 2018, alone. The essential oils exports are categorised as:
The annual change in the quantity of Eswatini (Swaziland) essential oils between 2015 and 2018 was 87.5 percent when compared to the growth rate between 2017 and 2018. Eswatini (Swaziland)'s share of the world's total essential oils exports in 2018 was 0.1%.
In 2018, Eswatini (Swaziland) exported essential oils worth 2.67m USD, an increase of 59.18% from 2017's total essential oils exports value of 1.09m USD. The annual growth value of Eswatini (Swaziland) essential oils between 2017 to 2018 was 252%.
Eswatini (Swaziland)'s leading export markets for essential oils include South Africa, Canada, Fiji, Mexico and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Other promising export markets for Eswatini (Swaziland) essential oils in the African region are South Africa.