World Macademia Exports – Shelled (Metric Tons)
Overall (shelled) macadamia exports were raised throughout the 2006-2016 period, amounting to over 31,000 metric tons in 2016. South Africa and Australia were the top macadamia exporters, adding up to 45% of the world share. Main South Africa destinations were the USA (38% of the country share) and the Netherlands (11%), while China and Japan accounted for over half of Australia’s shipments (36% and 17% respectively). Around 54,500 MT of in-shell macadamias were also exported in 2016. Australia and South Africa accounted for 30% and 27% of the world in-shell exports, destined mainly to China and Vietnam.