In 2019 South Africa shipped 255,261 tonnes of seaweed. Through 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa seaweed (agro commodities category) has escalated, flactuating by 9.575 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, seaweed's exports grew by 2412.66% bringing the country US$5.31m for the year 2019. South Africa's seaweed exports are categorised as:
In 2019, South Africa supplied seaweed costing 5.31m USD, a surge of 112.91% from 2018's total seaweed export of 2.494m USD. The yearly growth in value of South Africa seaweed between 2017 to 2018 was 12.749 percent.
The per year change in the amount of South Africa's seaweed exports between 2017 and 2019 was 2412.66 pc compared to a variation of 9.575% in the period between 2018 and 2019.
South Africa procured 3,729 tonnes of seaweed in 2019.