South Africa pistachios export quantities

In 2019 South Africa exported 44,886 tonnes of pistachios. Across 2019 alone, the demand for South Africa pistachios (nuts category) has gone down, with a change of -88.365 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, pistachios' exports reduced by -89.03 percent bringing the country US$1.41m for the year 2019. South Africa's pistachios exports are categorised as:

  • Fresh or dried pistachios, shelled (HS code 080252)
  • Fresh or dried pistachios, whether or not shelled or peeled (HS code 080250)
  • Fresh or dried pistachios, in shell (HS code 080251)
  • Pistachios (HS code 0802Xb)


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South Africa pistachios export values

In 2019, South Africa supplied pistachios worth 1.41m USD, a growth of 1,158.93% from 2018's total pistachios export of 0.112m USD. The yearly increase in value of South Africa pistachios between 2017 to 2018 was -51.092 pc.

The yearly change in the volume of South Africa's pistachios exports between 2017 and 2019 was -89.03% compared to a variation of -88.365% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's stake of the world's total pistachios' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country holds number 46 in world exports of pistachios.


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

South Africa's leading destinations for pistachios are the Netherlands, Greece, Italy, Namibia and Botswana.


South Africa bought 255 tonnes of pistachios in 2019.