South Africa ginseng roots export quantities

In 2019 South Africa exported 12,682 tonnes of ginseng roots. For the year 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa ginseng roots (tubers category) has surged, changing by 41.493 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, ginseng roots' exports grew by 38.24 percent bringing South Africa US$0.14m for the year 2019. South Africa's ginseng roots exports are classified as:

  • Ginseng roots, fresh or dried, whether or not cut, crushed or powdered (HS code 121120)


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South Africa ginseng roots export values

In 2019, South Africa supplied ginseng roots costing 0.14m USD, an increment of 508.70% from 2018's total ginseng roots export of 0.023m USD. The annual growth in value of South Africa ginseng roots between 2017 to 2018 was -50%.

The yearly variation in the amount of South Africa's ginseng roots exports between 2017 and 2019 was 38.24 percent when compared to a variation of 41.493% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's stake of the world's total ginseng roots' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked position 39 in world exports of ginseng roots.


Export markets for South Africa ginseng roots ( in '000$ )


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of ginseng roots. The annual growth of South Africa ginseng roots in value between 2015 to 2019 was -7%, per year, while annual growth in quantity was -21%, per annum.

South Africa imported 2 tonnes of ginseng roots in 2019.