South Africa olives export quantities

In 2019 South Africa exported 1,203,927 tonnes of olives. For the year 2019 alone, the market for South Africa olives (fruits category) has gone down, with a change of -1.454 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, olives' exports grew by 0.51 percent bringing the nation US$0.89m for the year 2019. South Africa's olives exports are classified as:

  • Olives, provisionally preserved, e.g. by sulphur dioxide gas, in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions, but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption (HS code 071120)
  • Fresh or chilled olives (HS code 070992)
  • Olives, prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid (excluding frozen) (HS code 200570)


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South Africa olives export values

In 2019, South Africa shipped olives with a value of 0.89m USD, a drop of -6.81% from 2018's total olives export of 0.955m USD. The yearly change in value of South Africa olives between 2017 to 2018 was 8.646%.

The yearly variation in the quantity of South Africa's olives exports between 2017 and 2019 was 0.51 per cent compared to a variation of -1.454% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


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

South Africa's top destinations for olives are the Netherlands, Ethiopia, Botswana, Mozambique and Lesotho.


South Africa bought 1,829 tonnes of olives in 2019.