South Africa barley export quantities

In 2019 South Africa sold 191,696 tonnes of barley. For the year 2019 alone, the market for South Africa barley (cereals/grains category) has gone down, recording a change of -99.478 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, barley's exports went down by -99.52 pc earning the exporter US$1.95m for the year 2019. South Africa's barley exports are classified as:

  • Barley (HS code 1003)
  • Barley (excluding seed for sowing) (HS code 100390)
  • Rolled or flaked grains of barley (HS code 110411)
  • Hulled, pearled, sliced, kibbled or otherwise worked grains of barley (excluding barley flour) (HS code 110421)
  • Barley (HS code 100300)
  • Barley seed for sowing (HS code 100310)


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South Africa barley export values

In 2019, South Africa exported barley worth 1.95m USD, an increment of 229.39% from 2018's total barley export of 0.592m USD. The annual change in value of South Africa barley between 2017 to 2018 was 428.571 pc.

The per year variation in the volume of South Africa's barley exports between 2017 and 2019 was -99.52% when compared to a variation of -99.478% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's stake of the world's total barley's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa holds number 41 in world exports of barley.


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

South Africa's best performing export markets for barley are Mozambique, Swaziland (Eswatini), Malawi, Singapore and Canada.


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of barley. The annual growth of South Africa barley in value between 2015 to 2019 was 33%, per year, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was %, per annum.

South Africa bought 12,027 tonnes of barley in 2019.


The production of barley in South Africa was 2,070,000 tonnes in 2019 and is predicted to change by an average of -18.15%. The country had approximately 791,760.00 hectares under barley cultivation.