South Africa tomatoes export quantities

In 2019 South Africa exported 13,309,711 tonnes of tomatoes. In 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa tomatoes (vegetables category) has reduced, recording a change of -1.663 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, tomatoes' exports increased by 1.9% netting South Africa US$10.69m for the year 2019. South Africa's tomatoes exports are categorised as:

  • Tomatoes, whole or in pieces, prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid (HS code 200210)
  • Tomatoes, fresh or chilled (HS code 070200)
  • Tomatoes, prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid (excluding whole or in pieces) (HS code 200290)


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South Africa tomatoes export values

In 2019, South Africa shipped tomatoes costing 10.69m USD, a drop of -16.41% from 2018's total tomatoes export of 12.789m USD. The yearly change in value of South Africa tomatoes between 2017 to 2018 was -2.649 pc.

The annual variation in the amount of South Africa's tomatoes exports between 2017 and 2019 was 1.9 percent in comparison to a variation of -1.663% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


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

South Africa's top destinations for tomatoes are Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Swaziland (Eswatini) and Spain.


South Africa purchased 44,262 tonnes of tomatoes in 2019.


The production of tomatoes in South Africa was 1,666,455 tonnes in 2019 and is estimated to change by an average of 3.39%. The country had an estimated 24,834.00 hectares under tomatoes cultivation.