South Africa live trout export quantities

In 2019 South Africa sold 26,402 tonnes of live trout. Through 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa live trout (fish category) has surged, with a change of 3.177 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, live trout's exports grew by 1.66 percent netting the country US$0.73m for the year 2019. South Africa's live trout exports are categorised as:

  • Live trout "Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarki, Oncorhynchus aguabonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster" (HS code 030191)


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South Africa live trout export values

In 2019, South Africa exported live trout worth 0.73m USD, an increment of 37.48% from 2018's total live trout export of 0.531m USD. The annual increase in value of South Africa live trout between 2017 to 2018 was 256.376 per cent.

The annual variation in the quantity of South Africa's live trout exports between 2017 and 2019 was 1.66 pc compared to a variation of 3.177% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's share of the world's total live trout's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa is ranked position 26 in world exports of live trout.


Export markets for South Africa live trout ( in '000$ )


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of live trout. The annual growth of South Africa live trout in value between 2015 to 2019 was 1%, per year, while annual growth in quantity was -1%, per annum.

South Africa imported 1 tonnes of live trout in 2019.