South Africa cassava export quantities

In 2019 South Africa sold 4,033,896 tonnes of cassava. For 2019 alone, the market for South Africa cassava (tubers category) has decreased, recording a change of -10.375 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, cassava's exports reduced by -43.07% bringing the nation US$0.14m for the year 2019. South Africa's cassava exports are classified as:

  • Fresh, chilled, frozen or dried roots and tubers of manioc "cassava", whether or not sliced or in the form of pellets (HS code 071410)


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South Africa cassava export values

In 2019, South Africa exported cassava valued at 0.14m USD, an increment of 241.46% from 2018's total cassava export of 0.041m USD. The yearly change in value of South Africa cassava between 2017 to 2018 was -26.786 percent.

The annual change in the quantity of South Africa's cassava exports between 2017 and 2019 was -43.07% compared to a variation of -10.375% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's portion of the world's total cassava's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked number 40 in world exports of cassava.


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

South Africa's top export markets for cassava are the Netherlands, United Kingdom (UK), Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland (Eswatini).


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of cassava. The annual growth of South Africa cassava in value between 2015 to 2019 was 8%, per year, while annual growth in quantity was 18%, per annum.

South Africa ordered 105 tonnes of cassava in 2019.