South Africa herrings export quantities

In 2019 South Africa exported 1,101,789 tonnes of herrings. For 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa herrings (fish category) has shrunk, flactuating by -7.628 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, herrings' exports increased by 583.15 percent netting the exporter US$0.39m for the year 2019. South Africa's herrings exports are classified as:

  • Frozen herrings "Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii" (HS code 030350)
  • Frozen herrings "Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii" (HS code 030351)
  • Prepared or preserved herrings, whole or in pieces (excluding minced) (HS code 160412)


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South Africa herrings export values

In 2019, South Africa supplied herrings worth 0.39m USD, a contraction of -52.73% from 2018's total herrings export of 0.825m USD. The yearly change in value of South Africa herrings between 2017 to 2018 was -2.597 percent.

The annual change in the volume of South Africa's herrings exports between 2017 and 2019 was 583.15 per cent in comparison to a variation of -7.628% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's share of the world's total herrings' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa is ranked number 16 in world exports of herrings.


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


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of herrings. The annual growth of South Africa herrings in value between 2015 to 2019 was -69%, per year, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was -70%, per annum.

South Africa brought in 128 tonnes of herrings in 2019.