South Africa almonds export quantities

In 2019 South Africa exported 1,230,559 tonnes of almonds. For 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa almonds (nuts category) has gone up, flactuating by 10.027 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, almonds' exports increased by 7.65% bringing the country US$0.55m for the year 2019. South Africa's almonds exports are categorised as:

  • Fresh or dried almonds, shelled (HS code 080212)
  • Fresh or dried almonds in shell (HS code 080211)


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South Africa almonds export values

In 2019, South Africa exported almonds worth 0.55m USD, a decrease of -50.05% from 2018's total almonds export of 1.101m USD. The annual change in value of South Africa almonds between 2017 to 2018 was 40.434 per cent.

The yearly change in the volume of South Africa's almonds exports between 2017 and 2019 was 7.65% compared to a variation of 10.027% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's share of the world's total almonds' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked number 17 in world exports of almonds.


Export markets for South Africa almonds ( in '000$ )

South Africa's top export markets for almonds are Namibia, Russia, Ghana, Botswana and United Arab Emirates (UAE).


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of almonds. The annual growth of South Africa almonds in value between 2015 to 2019 was 100%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity was 164%, per annum.

South Africa procured 3,412 tonnes of almonds in 2019.