In 2019 South Africa sold 9,385,477 tonnes of natural rubber. Across 2019 alone, the demand for South Africa natural rubber (processed category) has reduced, flactuating by -2.3 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, natural rubber's exports decreased by -6.18% earning South Africa US$2.66m for the year 2019. South Africa's natural rubber exports are classified as:
In 2019, South Africa supplied natural rubber worth 2.66m USD, an improvement of 21.02% from 2018's total natural rubber export of 2.198m USD. The annual increase in value of South Africa natural rubber between 2017 to 2018 was 175.439 per cent.
The annual/yearly change in the quantity of South Africa's natural rubber exports between 2017 and 2019 was -6.18 pc compared to a variation of -2.3% in the period between 2018 and 2019.
South Africa's share of the world's total natural rubber's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked position 21 in world exports of natural rubber.
South Africa's top destinations for natural rubber are Zimbabwe, Swaziland (Eswatini), Australia, Mozambique and Kenya.
South Africa is a net importer of natural rubber. The annual growth of South Africa natural rubber in value between 2015 to 2019 was -15%, per year, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was -28%, per annum.
South Africa brought in 43,994 tonnes of natural rubber in 2019.