South Africa cucumber export quantities

In 2019 South Africa shipped 3,538,271 tonnes of cucumber. Through 2019 alone, the demand for South Africa cucumber (vegetables category) has reduced, flactuating by -6.726 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, cucumber's exports decreased by -2.89 percent netting South Africa US$2.45m for the year 2019. South Africa's cucumber exports are categorised as:

  • Cucumbers and gherkins, fresh or chilled (HS code 070700)
  • Cucumbers and gherkins provisionally preserved, e.g. by sulphur dioxide gas, in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions, but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption (HS code 071140)
  • Cucumbers and gherkins, prepared or preserved by vinegar or acetic acid (HS code 200110)


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South Africa cucumber export values

In 2019, South Africa shipped cucumber with a value of 2.45m USD, a drop of -9.46% from 2018's total cucumber export of 2.706m USD. The yearly change in value of South Africa cucumber between 2017 to 2018 was 30.034 percent.

The annual/yearly variation in the quantity of South Africa's cucumber exports between 2017 and 2019 was -2.89% in comparison to a variation of -6.726% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


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

South Africa's top export markets for cucumber are Botswana, Swaziland (Eswatini), Lesotho, Namibia and Mozambique.


South Africa bought 2,678 tonnes of cucumber in 2019.


The production of cucumber in South Africa was 87,366 tonnes in 2019 and is forecast to change by an average of 8.8%. The country had approximately 5,040.00 hectares under cucumber cultivation.