South Africa chestnuts export quantities

In 2019 South Africa exported 119,071 tonnes of chestnuts. Across 2019 alone, the market for South Africa chestnuts (nuts category) has gone up, with a change of 2.546 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, chestnuts' exports grew by 9.27 percent earning South Africa US$0.00m for the year 2019. South Africa's chestnuts exports are categorised as:

  • Fresh or dried chestnuts "Castanea spp.", shelled (HS code 080242)
  • Fresh or dried chestnuts "Castanea spp.", in shell (HS code 080241)
  • Fresh or dried chestnuts (Castanea spp.), whether or not shelled or peeled (HS code 080240)
  • Chestnuts (HS code 0802Xa)


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South Africa chestnuts export values

In 2019, South Africa sold chestnuts with a value of 0.00m USD, a contraction of -100.00% from 2018's total chestnuts export of 0.004m USD. The annual change in value of South Africa chestnuts between 2017 to 2018 was 300%.

The annual/yearly change in the volume of South Africa's chestnuts exports between 2017 and 2019 was 9.27% in comparison to a variation of 2.546% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's share of the world's total chestnuts' exports in 2019 was 2 percent. The country holds position 9 in world exports of chestnuts.


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

South Africa's top destinations for chestnuts are Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho and Botswana.


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of chestnuts. The annual growth of South Africa chestnuts in value between 2015 to 2019 was 76%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was 116%, per annum.

South Africa purchased 2 tonnes of chestnuts in 2019.