South Africa ginger export quantities

In 2019 South Africa sold 870,146 tonnes of ginger. In 2019 alone, the demand for South Africa ginger (herbs and spices category) has surged, changing by 7.236 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, ginger's exports went up by 20.01 pc netting the exporter US$1.47m for the year 2019. South Africa's ginger exports are classified as:

  • Ginger (HS code 091010)
  • Ginger, crushed or ground (HS code 091012)
  • Ginger, neither crushed nor ground (HS code 091011)


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South Africa ginger export values

In 2019, South Africa shipped ginger valued at 1.47m USD, a drop of -4.98% from 2018's total ginger export of 1.547m USD. The yearly reduction in value of South Africa ginger between 2017 to 2018 was -5.034%.

The per year variation in the volume of South Africa's ginger exports between 2017 and 2019 was 20.01 pc when compared to a variation of 7.236% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.


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

South Africa's leading destinations for ginger are Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia and Swaziland (Eswatini).


South Africa imported 1,961 tonnes of ginger in 2019.