South Africa pigeon peas export quantities

In 2019 South Africa exported 166,751 tonnes of pigeon peas. Across 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa pigeon peas (pulses/legumes category) has increased, flactuating by 8.809 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, pigeon peas' exports decreased by -8.76 pc netting the nation US$0.34m for the year 2019. South Africa's pigeon peas exports are classified as:

  • Dried, shelled pigeon peas "Cajanus cajan", whether or not skinned or split (HS code 071360)


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South Africa pigeon peas export values

In 2019, South Africa supplied pigeon peas costing 0.34m USD, a surge of 226.92% from 2018's total pigeon peas export of 0.104m USD. The yearly increase in value of South Africa pigeon peas between 2017 to 2018 was -57.724 pc.

The yearly variation in the amount of South Africa's pigeon peas exports between 2017 and 2019 was -8.76 percent when compared to a variation of 8.809% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's portion of the world's total pigeon peas' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa is ranked position 21 in world exports of pigeon peas.


Export markets for South Africa pigeon peas ( in '000$ )


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of pigeon peas. The annual growth of South Africa pigeon peas in value between 2015 to 2019 was 15%, per year, while annual growth in quantity was 28%, per annum.

South Africa procured 744 tonnes of pigeon peas in 2019.