Agricultural trade between the United States and Southern Africa has grown significantly in the past decade, reaching a record high of US$1.5 billion in 2017. Although, U.S agricultural exports to Southern Africa amounted to US$627 million in 2017, they accounted for only 4 percent of the total Southern African agricultural imports. Post believes there is potential to increase exports to Southern Africa`s US$14 billion agricultural market, as the region relies heavily on imported products, some of which the United States produces competitively.

South Africa: U.S. and Southern Africa Agricultural Trade Reaches Record High