South Africa lentils export quantities

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:

  • Dried, shelled lentils, whether or not skinned or split (HS code 071340)


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South Africa lentils export values

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.


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

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.