South Africa linseed oil export quantities

In 2019 South Africa shipped 234,300 tonnes of linseed oil. For 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa linseed oil (processed category) has improved, flactuating by 79.531 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, linseed oil's exports grew by 13.38 pc earning the nation US$0.57m for the year 2019. South Africa's linseed oil exports are categorised as:

  • Crude linseed oil (HS code 151511)
  • Linseed oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified (excluding crude) (HS code 151519)


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South Africa linseed oil export values

In 2019, South Africa supplied linseed oil with a value of 0.57m USD, an increase of 20.00% from 2018's total linseed oil export of 0.475m USD. The annual growth in value of South Africa linseed oil between 2017 to 2018 was 6.742%.

The annual/yearly variation in the amount of South Africa's linseed oil exports between 2017 and 2019 was 13.38 pc compared to a variation of 79.531% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's stake of the world's total linseed oil's exports in 2019 was 3.8 percent. The country is ranked number 3 in world exports of linseed oil.


Export markets for South Africa linseed oil ( in '000$ )

South Africa's best performing destinations for linseed oil are Finland, Germany, Lesotho, Namibia and Malaysia.


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of linseed oil. The annual growth of South Africa linseed oil in value between 2015 to 2019 was -8%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity for the same period was -8%, per annum.

South Africa bought 1,646 tonnes of linseed oil in 2019.