In 2019 South Africa exported 3,808,762 tonnes of lentils. Across 2019 alone, the demand for South Africa lentils (pulses/legumes category) has climbed, recording a change of 20.572 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, lentils' exports grew by 6.89 percent bringing the exporter US$0.36m for the year 2019. South Africa's lentils exports are categorised as:
In 2019, South Africa exported lentils worth 0.36m USD, a contraction of -1.64% from 2018's total lentils export of 0.366m USD. The yearly reduction in value of South Africa lentils between 2017 to 2018 was -24.691 pc.
The annual/yearly change in the quantity of South Africa's lentils exports between 2017 and 2019 was 6.89 per cent in comparison to a variation of 20.572% in the period between 2018 and 2019.
South Africa's best performing export markets for lentils are Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
South Africa brought in 7,994 tonnes of lentils in 2019.