What is the price of rice per kilogram/pound in South Africa today?
The retail price range for South Africa rice is between US$ 1.96 and US$ 1.96 per kilogram or between US$ 0.89 and US$ 0.89 per pound(lb). Click here to see today's exact prices of rice in South Africa
The retail price range in Rand for rice is between ZAR 37.98 and ZAR 37.98 per kilogram or between ZAR 17.23 and ZAR 17.23 per pound(lb) in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
In 2023, the approximate wholesale price range for South Africa rice is between US$ 1.37 and US$ 1.37 per kilogram or between US$ 0.62 and US$ 0.62 per pound(lb).
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South Africa Rice Export Prices - Historical, Trends and Prediction
In the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, the export prices of Rice from South Africa per Kg were US$ 0.93, US$ 1.04, US$ 0.89, US$ 1.16 and US$ 1.09 respectively. In 2021 the export price was US$ 0.99 per Kg. For the year 2023, the predicted export price is US$ 0.99 per Kg.
The South Africa rice exports are categorised as:
- Semi-milled or wholly milled rice, whether or not polished or glazed (HS code 100630)
- Broken rice (HS code 100640)
- Husked or brown rice (HS code 100620)
- Rice in the husk, "paddy" or rough (HS code 100610)
South Africa Rice Import Prices - Historical, Trends and Prediction
The import price per kilogram of Rice into South Africa has seen a steady decline over the past five years. In 2011, the price was 53.86 US dollars per kilogram, but by 2016, it had dropped to 0.52 US dollars per kilogram. Since then, the price has fluctuated slightly, reaching a peak of 0.67 US dollars per kilogram in 2021 before dropping back to 0.64 US dollars per kilogram in 2022. Based on this trend, it is likely that the import price per kilogram of Rice into South Africa will remain relatively stable in the next two years, with an estimated price of 0.63 US dollars per kilogram in 2023 and 0.62 US dollars per kilogram in 2024.
Export values for South Africa rice
The total values in export for rice in South Africa were US$ 153,738, US$ 131,926, US$ 145,936 and US$ 130,050 in US dollar thousand for the years 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 in that order.