South Africa fructose export quantities

In 2019 South Africa exported 1,905,844 tonnes of fructose. Through 2019 alone, the market for South Africa fructose (processed category) has reduced, with a change of -9.03 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, fructose's exports decreased by -20.64 pc bringing the exporter US$0.27m for the year 2019. South Africa's fructose exports are categorised as:

  • Fructose in solid form and fructose syrup, not containing added flavouring or colouring matter and containing in the dry state > 50% by weight of fructose (excluding chemically pure fructose and invert sugar) (HS code 170260)
  • Chemically pure fructose in solid form (HS code 170250)


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South Africa fructose export values

In 2019, South Africa exported fructose worth 0.27m USD, a contraction of -30.23% from 2018's total fructose export of 0.387m USD. The yearly reduction in value of South Africa fructose between 2017 to 2018 was 19.444%.

The annual/yearly variation in the volume of South Africa's fructose exports between 2017 and 2019 was -20.64 percent compared to a variation of -9.03% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's stake of the world's total fructose's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa is ranked number 36 in world exports of fructose.


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

South Africa's best performing export markets for fructose are Botswana, Angola, Mauritius, Namibia and Swaziland (Eswatini).


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net importer of fructose. The annual growth of South Africa fructose in value between 2015 to 2019 was -53%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity through the same period was -56%, per annum.

South Africa imported 2,381 tonnes of fructose in 2019.