In 2019 South Africa shipped 2,362,592 tonnes of cashew nuts. For 2019 alone, the demand for South Africa cashew nuts (nuts category) has decreased, recording a change of -1.452 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, cashew nuts' exports grew by 305.6% earning the country US$0.63m for the year 2019. South Africa's cashew nuts exports are classified as:
In 2019, South Africa shipped cashew nuts worth 0.63m USD, an improvement of 15.38% from 2018's total cashew nuts export of 0.546m USD. The yearly growth in value of South Africa cashew nuts between 2017 to 2018 was -15.217 per cent.
The annual change in the quantity of South Africa's cashew nuts exports between 2017 and 2019 was 305.6 pc when compared to a variation of -1.452% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.
South Africa's stake of the world's total cashew nuts' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa is ranked number 10 in world exports of cashew nuts.
South Africa's best performing export markets for cashew nuts are Turkey, the Netherlands, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia.
South Africa is a net importer of cashew nuts. The annual growth of South Africa cashew nuts in value between 2015 to 2019 was 74%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity for the same period was 50%, per annum.
South Africa imported 2,655 tonnes of cashew nuts in 2019.