South Africa castor oil export quantities

In 2019 South Africa shipped 621,840 tonnes of castor oil. Through 2019 alone, the market for South Africa castor oil (processed category) has shrunk, with a change of -6.922 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, castor oil's exports decreased by -12.68 pc bringing the exporter US$0.08m for the year 2019. South Africa's castor oil exports are categorised as:

  • Castor oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified (HS code 151530)


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South Africa castor oil export values

In 2019, South Africa supplied castor oil with a value of 0.08m USD, a contraction of -12.09% from 2018's total castor oil export of 0.091m USD. The yearly change in value of South Africa castor oil between 2017 to 2018 was -2.151 percent.

The annual/yearly change in the quantity of South Africa's castor oil exports between 2017 and 2019 was -12.68 percent when compared to a variation of -6.922% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for South Africa castor oil ( in '000$ )

South Africa's top export markets for castor oil are Namibia, Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire

), Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mali.


South Africa brought in 1,678 tonnes of castor oil in 2019.