South Africa crab export quantities

In 2019 South Africa sold 56,264 tonnes of crab. Across 2019 alone, the market for South Africa crab (seafood category) has gone down, with a change of -30.594 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, crab's exports reduced by -31.27% earning the country US$0.04m for the year 2019. South Africa's crab exports are categorised as:

  • Crab, prepared or preserved (excluding smoked) (HS code 160510)
  • Crabs, fresh or chilled, dried, salted, smoked or in brine (HS code 0306Xe)


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South Africa crab export values

In 2019, South Africa exported crab with a value of 0.04m USD, a decrease of -16.67% from 2018's total crab export of 0.048m USD. The annual reduction in value of South Africa crab between 2017 to 2018 was -9.434 per cent.

The annual/yearly change in the volume of South Africa's crab exports between 2017 and 2019 was -31.27 pc in comparison to a variation of -30.594% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


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


South Africa procured 58 tonnes of crab in 2019.