South Africa groundnuts (peanuts) export quantities

In 2019 South Africa shipped 2,679,799 tonnes of groundnuts (peanuts). For the year 2019 alone, the demand for South Africa groundnuts (peanuts) (nuts category) has improved, with a change of 37.796 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, groundnuts (peanuts)'s exports increased by 28.45 pc bringing South Africa US$10.50m for the year 2019. South Africa's groundnuts (peanuts) exports are classified as:

  • Groundnuts, shelled, whether or not broken (excluding seed for sowing, roasted or otherwise cooked) (HS code 120242)
  • Groundnut seed, for sowing (HS code 120230)
  • Shelled groundnuts, whether or not broken (excluding roasted or otherwise cooked) (HS code 120220)
  • Groundnuts in shell, not roasted or otherwise cooked (HS code 120210)
  • Groundnuts, in shell (excluding seed for sowing, roasted or otherwise cooked) (HS code 120241)


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South Africa groundnuts (peanuts) export values

In 2019, South Africa sold groundnuts (peanuts) with a value of 10.50m USD, a reduction of -18.69% from 2018's total groundnuts (peanuts) export of 12.914m USD. The annual change in value of South Africa groundnuts (peanuts) between 2017 to 2018 was 3.221 per cent.

The per year variation in the volume of South Africa's groundnuts (peanuts) exports between 2017 and 2019 was 28.45 percent compared to a variation of 37.796% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for South Africa groundnuts (peanuts) ( in '000$ )

South Africa's leading destinations for groundnuts (peanuts) are Japan, Belgium, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Swaziland (Eswatini).


South Africa procured 40,977 tonnes of groundnuts (peanuts) in 2019.