The agricultural sector contributed around 10 percent to South Africa’s total export earnings in FY 2019 at a value of $10.7 billion. Citrus, wine, table grapes, corn and wool accounted for the largest exports by value. South Africa also exports nuts, sugar, mohair, apples and pears to name just a few products.
What is the largest agricultural export?
|Commodity||Leading country||% of Global Exports|
|Corn||United States||26% ($7.6 billion)|
|Fish||China||9.2% ($6.6 billion)|
|Palm Oil||Indonesia||51% ($10.4 billion)|
|Rice||Thailand||34.5% ($6 billion)|
What are the main agricultural products in South Africa?
South Africa has a highly diversified agricultural sector which includes the production of all the major grains (except rice), oil seeds, deciduous and subtropical fruits, sugar, citrus, wine, most vegetables, cattle, dairy, pigs, sheep, broilers, ostriches and eggs.
What is Africa’s biggest export?
Mineral fuels, including oil, hold the largest share of exports with $5.1bn making up 19.5% of total exports. The second biggest sector is gems and precious metals at $2.1bn, accounting for 8.2% of all exports.
What are South Africa three most valuable exports?
Searchable List of South Africa’s Most Valuable Export Products
|RANK||SOUTH AFRICAN EXPORT PRODUCT||2019 VALUE (US$)|
|3||Iron ores, concentrates||$5,743,361,000|
|4||Coal, solid fuels made from coal||$4,838,972,000|
Which country is No 1 in agriculture?
Agriculture, value added (current US$) – Country Ranking
Which country farmers are rich?
Top Agricultural Producing Countries in World
- China. China has 7% of the arable land and with that, they feed 22% of the world’s population. …
- United States. The United States is known for its agriculture science and provides some advanced agriculture technology in the world. …
- India. …
- Russia. …
- France. …
- Mexico. …
What products does South Africa export the most?
South Africa is very open to international trade, which represents 59.2% of the country’s GDP. The country mainly exports platinum (9.3%), motor vehicles (7.5%), iron ores (6.5%), coal and similar solid fuels (5.3%) and gold (5.2%).