South Africa sugar export quantities
In 2019 South Africa sold 55,593,686 tonnes of sugar. Through 2019 alone, the demand for South Africa sugar (processed category) has reduced, flactuating by -67.756 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, sugar's exports reduced by -78.8% netting the country US$492.42m for the year 2019. South Africa's sugar exports are classified as:
- Raw beet sugar (excluding added flavouring or colouring) (HS code 170112)
- Raw cane sugar, in solid form, not containing added flavouring or colouring matter, obtained without centrifugation, with sucrose content 69Â° to 93Â°, containing only natural anhedral microcrystals (see subheading note 2.) (HS code 170113)
- Refined cane or beet sugar, containing added flavouring or colouring, in solid form (HS code 170191)
- Raw cane sugar (excluding added flavouring or colouring) (HS code 170111)
- Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form (excluding cane and beet sugar containing added flavouring or colouring and raw sugar) (HS code 170199)
- Raw cane sugar, in solid form, not containing added flavouring or colouring matter (excluding cane sugar of 1701 13) (HS code 170114)
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South Africa sugar export values
In 2019, South Africa shipped sugar worth 492.42m USD, an increment of 29.38% from 2018's total sugar export of 380.588m USD. The annual change in value of South Africa sugar between 2017 to 2018 was 38.469 pc.
The annual change in the quantity of South Africa's sugar exports between 2017 and 2019 was -78.8% compared to a variation of -67.756% in the period between 2018 and 2019.
Export markets for South Africa sugar ( in '000$ )
South Africa's leading destinations for sugar are Malta, Angola, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland (Eswatini).
South Africa bought 519,189 tonnes of sugar in 2019.