South Africa whey export quantities

In 2019 South Africa shipped 3,190,497 tonnes of whey. For the year 2019 alone, the interest in South Africa whey (processed category) has gone down, flactuating by -4.163 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, whey's exports reduced by -6.64% earning South Africa US$0.23m for the year 2019. South Africa's whey exports are classified as:

  • Whey and modified whey, whether or not concentrated or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter (HS code 040410)


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South Africa whey export values

In 2019, South Africa sold whey worth 0.23m USD, a drop of -41.33% from 2018's total whey export of 0.392m USD. The annual change in value of South Africa whey between 2017 to 2018 was -88.235%.

The annual/yearly change in the volume of South Africa's whey exports between 2017 and 2019 was -6.64 pc compared to a variation of -4.163% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's share of the world's total whey's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Africa holds number 34 in world exports of whey.


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

South Africa's leading export markets for whey are Zambia, Zimbabwe, DRC Congo, Malawi and Nigeria.


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net importer of whey. The annual growth of South Africa whey in value between 2015 to 2019 was 45%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was 68%, per annum.

South Africa procured 20,674 tonnes of whey in 2019.