South Africa sea urchins export quantities

In 2019 South Africa sold 15,343 tonnes of sea urchins. Through 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa sea urchins (seafood category) has gone down, recording a change of -2.005 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, sea urchins' exports went down by -0.98 pc netting the country US$0.01m for the year 2019. South Africa's sea urchins exports are categorised as:

  • Live, fresh or chilled, sea urchins "Strongylocentrotus spp., Paracentrotus lividus, Loxechinus albus, Echichinus esculentus" (HS code 030821)
  • Smoked, frozen, dried, salted or in brine, sea urchins "Strongylocentrotus spp., Paracentrotus lividus, Loxechinus albus, Echichinus esculentus" (HS code 030829)
  • Frozen sea urchins "Strongylocentrotus spp., Paracentrotus lividus, Loxechinus albus, Echinus esculentus" (HS code 030822)
  • Sea urchins, prepared or preserved (excluding smoked) (HS code 160562)

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South Africa sea urchins export values

In 2019, South Africa exported sea urchins costing 0.01m USD, an increase of 233.33% from 2018's total sea urchins export of 0.003m USD. The yearly growth in value of South Africa sea urchins between 2017 to 2018 was -25 percent.

The yearly variation in the volume of South Africa's sea urchins exports between 2017 and 2019 was -0.98 pc in comparison to a variation of -2.005% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's share of the world's total sea urchins' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa is ranked number 21 in world exports of sea urchins.

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Export markets for South Africa sea urchins ( in '000$ )

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Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net exporter of sea urchins. The annual growth of South Africa sea urchins in value between 2015 to 2019 was -10%, per year, while annual growth in quantity was -10%, per annum.

South Africa procured 1 tonnes of sea urchins in 2019.