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:
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.
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.