In 2019 South Africa shipped 1,274,565 tonnes of mutton. For 2019 alone, the market for South Africa mutton (meat category) has improved, with a change of 1.607 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, mutton's exports went up by 7.21 percent netting the country US$3.44m for the year 2019. South Africa's mutton exports are categorised as:
In 2019, South Africa exported mutton with a value of 3.44m USD, an increment of 8.72% from 2018's total mutton export of 3.164m USD. The annual change in value of South Africa mutton between 2017 to 2018 was -5.833 percent.
The annual/yearly change in the quantity of South Africa's mutton exports between 2017 and 2019 was 7.21 percent in comparison to a variation of 1.607% in the period between 2018 and 2019.
South Africa's share of the world's total mutton's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country holds number 24 in world exports of mutton.
South Africa's leading destinations for mutton are Lesotho, Mozambique, Botswana, China and Thailand.
South Africa is a net exporter of mutton. The annual growth of South Africa mutton in value between 2015 to 2019 was -39%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity through the same period was -62%, per annum.
South Africa brought in 4,046 tonnes of mutton in 2019.