In 2019 South Africa shipped 977,460 tonnes of turkey meat. Across 2019 alone, the demand for South Africa turkey meat (meat category) has decreased, recording a change of -15.205 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, turkey meat's exports went down by -19.2 pc netting the country US$2.95m for the year 2019. South Africa's turkey meat exports are classified as:
In 2019, South Africa supplied turkey meat valued at 2.95m USD, an improvement of 45.68% from 2018's total turkey meat export of 2.025m USD. The yearly growth in value of South Africa turkey meat between 2017 to 2018 was -28.319 pc.
The yearly change in the quantity of South Africa's turkey meat exports between 2017 and 2019 was -19.2 per cent in comparison to a variation of -15.205% in the period between 2018 and 2019.
South Africa's stake of the world's total turkey meat's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa holds position 24 in world exports of turkey meat.
South Africa's best performing export markets for turkey meat are Mozambique, Swaziland (Eswatini), Botswana, Namibia and Lesotho.
South Africa imported 27,772 tonnes of turkey meat in 2019.