South Africa beeswax export quantities

In 2019 South Africa sold 20,649 tonnes of beeswax. For the year 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa beeswax (processed category) has decreased, flactuating by -4.813 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, beeswax' exports decreased by -7.37 percent netting the exporter US$0.04m for the year 2019. South Africa's beeswax exports are classified as:

  • Beeswax, other insect waxes and spermaceti, whether or not refined or coloured (HS code 152190)


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South Africa beeswax export values

In 2019, South Africa sold beeswax costing 0.04m USD, a contraction of -60.00% from 2018's total beeswax export of 0.1m USD. The yearly change in value of South Africa beeswax between 2017 to 2018 was 138.095%.

The yearly change in the quantity of South Africa's beeswax exports between 2017 and 2019 was -7.37 percent in comparison to a variation of -4.813% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's stake of the world's total beeswax' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa is ranked position 55 in world exports of beeswax.


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

South Africa's top destinations for beeswax are Botswana, Zambia, Tanzania, Namibia and Mozambique.


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net importer of beeswax. The annual growth of South Africa beeswax in value between 2015 to 2019 was -17%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity was -22%, per annum.

South Africa imported 96 tonnes of beeswax in 2019.