Morocco anchovies export quantities

In 2019 Morocco sold 10,209 tonnes of anchovies. For the year 2019 alone, the demand for Morocco anchovies (fish category) has climbed, recording a change of 9.892 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, anchovies' exports grew by 21.12 pc earning Morocco US$56.08m for the year 2019. Morocco's anchovies exports are classified as:

  • Fresh or chilled anchovies "Engraulis spp." (HS code 030242)
  • Anchovies "Engraulis spp.", salted or in brine only (excluding fillets and offal) (HS code 030563)
  • Prepared or preserved anchovies, whole or in pieces (excluding minced) (HS code 160416)
  • Frozen anchovies "Engraulis spp.", Indian mackerels "Rastrelliger spp.", seerfishes "Scomberomorus spp.", jacks, crevalles "Caranx spp.", silver pomfrets "Pampus spp.", Pacific saury "Cololabis saira", scads "Decapterus spp.", capelin "Mallotus villosus", Kawakawa "Euthynnus affinis", bonitos "Sarda spp.", marlins, sailfishes and spearfish "Istiophoridae" (HS code 030359)


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Morocco anchovies export values

In 2019, Morocco supplied anchovies costing 56.08m USD, a decrease of -6.34% from 2018's total anchovies export of 59.874m USD. The yearly reduction in value of Morocco anchovies between 2017 to 2018 was 9.663 percent.

The yearly variation in the quantity of Morocco's anchovies exports between 2017 and 2019 was 21.12% when compared to a variation of 9.892% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

Morocco's share of the world's total anchovies' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked number 47 in world exports of anchovies.


Export markets for Morocco anchovies ( in '000$ )


Morocco bought 8,678 tonnes of anchovies in 2019.