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Italy’s Cereal Germ Market Rose 2.9% to Reach $61M in 2018

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Italy’s Cereal Germ Market Rose 2.9% to Reach $61M in 2018

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Italy – Cereal Germ – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the cereal germ market in Italy amounted to $61M in 2018, rising by 2.9% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, cereal germ consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of 96% y-o-y. In that year, the cereal germ market attained its peak level of $74M. From 2012 to 2018, the growth of the cereal germ market failed to regain its momentum.

Production in Italy

In 2018, the production of cereal germ in Italy amounted to 108K tonnes, rising by 2.6% against the previous year. Overall, cereal germ production, however, continues to indicate a temperate drop. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when production volume increased by 88% y-o-y. Over the period under review, cereal germ production attained its maximum volume at 138K tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, cereal germ production totaled $29M in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, cereal germ production, however, continues to indicate a significant reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of 143% year-to-year. Over the period under review, cereal germ production reached its maximum level at $50M in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, production remained at a lower figure.

Exports from Italy

In 2018, the amount of cereal germ exported from Italy stood at 668 tonnes, declining by -6.2% against the previous year. Overall, cereal germ exports continue to indicate a drastic curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of 93% against the previous year. Over the period under review, cereal germ exports attained their peak figure at 1.6K tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, cereal germ exports totaled $548K (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. In general, cereal germ exports continue to indicate a drastic downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of 54% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $1.2M in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Spain (144 tonnes) was the main destination for cereal germ exports from Italy, accounting for a 22% share of total exports. Moreover, cereal germ exports to Spain exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Poland (61 tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by France (17 tonnes), with a 2.6% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Spain totaled +7.3%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Poland (+18.2% per year) and France (-20.6% per year).

In value terms, the largest markets for cereal germ exported from Italy were Poland ($78K), Spain ($40K) and the U.S. ($22K), with a combined 25% share of total exports.

Among the main countries of destination, Poland recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to exports, over the last eleven years, while the other leaders experienced a decline.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average cereal germ export price amounted to $821 per tonne, surging by 5.9% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the cereal germ export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the average export price increased by 126% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for cereal germ attained their maximum at $1,542 per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, export prices failed to regain their momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was India ($1,470 per tonne), while the average price for exports to Spain ($275 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to France, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports into Italy

In 2018, the cereal germ imports into Italy amounted to 90K tonnes, growing by 11% against the previous year. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.8% over the period from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of 40% y-o-y. Imports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, cereal germ imports amounted to $33M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Over the period under review, cereal germ imports continue to indicate tangible growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of 114% y-o-y. In that year, cereal germ imports attained their peak of $50M. From 2012 to 2018, the growth of cereal germ imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Austria (29K tonnes), Hungary (27K tonnes) and Spain (12K tonnes) were the main suppliers of cereal germ imports to Italy, with a combined 75% share of total imports. Slovakia, France, Serbia and Slovenia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 23%.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Serbia, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Austria ($8.6M), Hungary ($5.9M) and Spain ($3M) appeared to be the largest cereal germ suppliers to Italy, together accounting for 53% of total imports. These countries were followed by Slovakia, France, Slovenia and Serbia, which together accounted for a further 16%.

Serbia experienced the highest growth rate of imports, among the main suppliers over the last eleven years, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average cereal germ import price stood at $366 per tonne in 2018, going down by -6.8% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the cereal germ import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the average import price increased by 76% year-to-year. In that year, the average import prices for cereal germ attained their peak level of $697 per tonne. From 2009 to 2018, the growth in terms of the average import prices for cereal germ remained at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Slovakia ($323 per tonne), while the price for Serbia ($91 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Spain, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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U.S. Output of Mustard Seeds Indicated an Extraordinary Expansion over the Last Three Years

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘U.S. – Mustard Seed – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the mustard seed market in the U.S. amounted to $60M in 2018, going down by -6.3% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, mustard seed consumption continues to indicate a temperate decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of 0.8% year-to-year. In that year, the mustard seed market reached its peak level of $64M, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Production in the U.S.

In 2018, the mustard seed production in the U.S. amounted to 29K tonnes, surging by 5.7% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the total output indicated an extraordinary expansion from 2016 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +20.9% over the last two-year period. It was largely conditioned by skyrocketing growth of the harvested area and a strong expansion in yield figures.

Based on 2018 figures, mustard seed production increased by +46.1% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 38% y-o-y. Mustard seed production peaked in 2018 and is likely to continue its growth in the near future. Mustard seed output in the U.S. indicated an extraordinary increase, which

Harvested Area in the U.S.

In 2018, the harvested area of mustard seed in the U.S. amounted to 41K ha, jumping by 5.3% against the previous year. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +1.1% from 2016 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of 5.3% against the previous year. In that year, the mustard seed harvested area reached its peak level and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Yield in the U.S.

In 2018, the average yield of mustard seed in the U.S. amounted to 711 kg per ha, leveling off at the previous year. Overall, the yield indicated buoyant growth from 2016 to 2018: its figure increased at an average annual rate of +19.5% over the last two-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, mustard seed yield increased by +42.8% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 42% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average mustard seed yield attained its maximum level in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Exports from the U.S.

In 2018, the amount of mustard seed exported from the U.S. amounted to 14K tonnes, picking up by 24% against the previous year. Overall, mustard seed exports continue to indicate an extraordinary increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 58% year-to-year. Over the period under review, mustard seed exports reached their maximum in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.

In value terms, mustard seed exports totaled $11M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. In general, mustard seed exports continue to indicate an outstanding expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 82% y-o-y. Over the period under review, mustard seed exports reached their peak figure in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

Canada (7.7K tonnes) was the main destination for mustard seed exports from the U.S., with a 54% share of total exports. Moreover, mustard seed exports to Canada exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, France (969 tonnes), eightfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Thailand (829 tonnes), with a 5.8% share.

From 2016 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of volume to Canada stood at +47.1%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: France (+5,488.6% per year) and Thailand (+540.8% per year).

In value terms, Canada ($4.8M) remains the key foreign market for mustard seed exports from the U.S., comprising 43% of total mustard seed exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Uruguay ($1.5M), with a 14% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with a 9.6% share.

From 2016 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Canada totaled +62.8%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Uruguay (0.0% per year) and France (+3,460.2% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average mustard seed export price amounted to $786 per tonne, going up by 14% against the previous year. Over the last two years, it increased at an average annual rate of +14.5%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the average export price increased by 15% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for mustard seed reached their peak figure in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the near future.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Uruguay ($1,951 per tonne), while the average price for exports to Israel ($545 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2016 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Belgium, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports into the U.S.

In 2018, the imports of mustard seed into the U.S. amounted to 63K tonnes, coming down by -8.2% against the previous year. Over the period under review, mustard seed imports continue to indicate a temperate downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 2.9% against the previous year. In that year, mustard seed imports reached their peak of 68K tonnes, and then declined slightly in the following year.

In value terms, mustard seed imports amounted to $47M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Overall, mustard seed imports continue to indicate an abrupt contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with a decrease of -4.2% against the previous year. Over the period under review, mustard seed imports attained their maximum at $54M in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2018, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2018, Canada (62K tonnes) was the main supplier of mustard seed to the U.S., accounting for a approx. 99% share of total imports.

From 2016 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of volume from Canada amounted to -2.9%.

In value terms, Canada ($46M) constituted the largest supplier of mustard seed to the U.S..

From 2016 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Canada totaled -6.8%.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average mustard seed import price amounted to $746 per tonne, going up by 4.3% against the previous year. Overall, the mustard seed import price, however, continues to indicate a noticeable reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 an increase of 4.3% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $807 per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2018, import prices remained at a lower figure.

As there is only one major supplying country, the average price level is determined by prices for Canada.

From 2016 to 2018, the rate of growth in terms of prices for Canada amounted to -4.0% per year.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

U.S. Poultry Market – Consumption Grows Over the Fourth Consecutive Year

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘U.S. – Poultry – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the poultry market in the U.S. amounted to $24.5B in 2018, remaining stable against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +3.0% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by 19% y-o-y. Poultry consumption peaked at $24.8B in 2017, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Production in the U.S.

In 2018, the amount of poultry produced in the U.S. amounted to 22M tonnes, approximately reflecting the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.2% over the period from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Exports from the U.S.

In 2018, exports of poultry from the U.S. stood at 1.9M tonnes, lowering by -10.3% against the previous year. In general, poultry exports continue to indicate an abrupt decline. In value terms, poultry exports amounted to $2.2B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Mexico (395K tonnes) was the main destination for poultry exports from the U.S., accounting for a 21% share of total exports. Moreover, poultry exports to Mexico exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, China, Hong Kong SAR (128K tonnes), threefold. Angola (92K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a 4.9% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of volume to Mexico stood at +2.2%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: China, Hong Kong SAR (+5.1% per year) and Angola (+1.2% per year).

In value terms, Mexico ($493M) remains the key foreign market for poultry exports from the U.S., comprising 22% of total poultry exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China, Hong Kong SAR ($202M), with a 9.1% share of total exports. It was followed by Canada, with a 6.1% share.

Export Prices by Country

The average poultry export price stood at $1,181 per tonne in 2018, falling by -3.7% against the previous year. Over the last eleven years, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.5%. Export prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest export price was Canada ($2,458 per tonne), while the average price for exports to South Korea ($598 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was recorded for supplies to Russia, while the export prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports into the U.S.

In 2018, approx. 114K tonnes of poultry were imported into the U.S.; growing by 5.4% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the total imports indicated a prominent expansion from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.0% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, the poultry imports decreased by -34.0% against 2015 indices. In value terms, poultry imports stood at $262M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Imports by Country

Chile (68K tonnes) and Canada (41K tonnes) were the main suppliers of poultry imports to the U.S., together accounting for 97% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Chile.

In value terms, the largest poultry suppliers to the U.S. were Chile ($137M) and Canada ($115M), with a combined 96% share of total imports.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average poultry import price amounted to $2,303 per tonne, growing by 4.4% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2018, it increased at an average annual rate of +2.3%. Average import prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2018, the country with the highest import price was Canada ($2,771 per tonne), while the price for Chile totaled $2,007 per tonne.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Canada.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Global Date Market 2019 – Egypt Continues to Dominate the Market

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Dates – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The global date market revenue amounted to $13.8B in 2018, jumping by 9.7% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +1.8% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the market value increased by 9.7% year-to-year. In that year, the global date market attained its peak level and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Consumption By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of date consumption in 2018 were Egypt (1.6M tonnes), Algeria (1.1M tonnes) and Iran (1M tonnes), together accounting for 44% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Saudi Arabia, Sudan, India, the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Iraq, Oman and Morocco, which together accounted for a further 39%.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of date consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by India, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Egypt ($2.3B), Algeria ($2.1B) and Iran ($1.1B) were the countries with the highest levels of market value in 2018, together accounting for 40% of the global market. These countries were followed by Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Oman, Morocco, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and India, which together accounted for a further 38%.

In 2018, the highest levels of date per capita consumption was registered in Oman (79 kg per person), followed by the United Arab Emirates (39 kg per person), Algeria (26 kg per person) and Saudi Arabia (19 kg per person), while the world average per capita consumption of date was estimated at 1.09 kg per person.

In Oman, date per capita consumption plunged by an average annual rate of -1.8% over the period from 2007-2018. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the United Arab Emirates (-10.1% per year) and Algeria (+5.1% per year).

Market Forecast 2019-2025

Driven by increasing demand for date worldwide, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next seven years. Market performance is forecast to retain its current trend pattern, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +2.3% for the seven-year period from 2018 to 2025, which is projected to bring the market volume to 9.8M tonnes by the end of 2025.

Production 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 8.4M tonnes of dates were produced worldwide; picking up by 2.3% against the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.7% over the period from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of 6.4% against the previous year. The global date production peaked in 2018 and is likely to continue its growth in the near future. The general positive trend in terms of date output was largely conditioned by a modest increase of the harvested area and a relatively flat trend pattern in yield figures.

In value terms, date production totaled $13.2B in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, date production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when production volume increased by 25% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global date production attained its peak figure level at $14.4B in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2018, production failed to regain its momentum.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of date production in 2018 were Egypt (1.6M tonnes), Iran (1.2M tonnes) and Algeria (1.1M tonnes), with a combined 47% share of global production.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of date production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Algeria, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Harvested Area 2007-2018

In 2018, the total area harvested in terms of dates production worldwide amounted to 1.4M ha, jumping by 3.6% against the previous year. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +1.5% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations over the period under review. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 when harvested area increased by 6.9% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to date production reached its peak figure in 2018 and is likely to continue its growth in the near future.

Yield 2007-2018

Global average date yield amounted to 6 tonne per ha in 2018, remaining constant against the previous year. Over the period under review, the date yield, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when yield increased by 8.4% against the previous year. In that year, the average date yield attained its peak level of 6.6 tonne per ha. From 2016 to 2018, the growth of the average date yield remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 1.1M tonnes of dates were exported worldwide. In general, date exports continue to indicate a buoyant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of 39% y-o-y. In that year, global date exports reached their peak and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, date exports amounted to $1.7B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. In general, date exports continue to indicate a buoyant expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of 39% against the previous year. In that year, global date exports reached their peak and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Iraq (263K tonnes), Iran (180K tonnes), Pakistan (136K tonnes), Tunisia (115K tonnes), Saudi Arabia (104K tonnes) and the United Arab Emirates (97K tonnes) represented roughly 79% of total exports of dates in 2018. It was distantly followed by Israel (58K tonnes), committing a 5.1% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by the United Arab Emirates, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest date markets worldwide were Tunisia ($319M), Israel ($207M) and Iran ($176M), together accounting for 40% of global exports. Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and Iraq lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 31%.

The United Arab Emirates experienced the highest growth rate of exports, among the main exporting countries over the last eleven-year period, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average date export price stood at $1,530 per tonne in 2018, approximately reflecting the previous year. Over the period under review, the date export price continues to indicate a temperate downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 when the average export price increased by 8.7% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the average export prices for dates reached their maximum at $2,031 per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Israel ($3,594 per tonne), while Iraq ($408 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Saudi Arabia, while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Imports 2007-2018

Global imports amounted to 1.1M tonnes in 2018. Over the period under review, date imports continue to indicate a prominent expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 with an increase of 32% against the previous year. The global imports peaked in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.

In value terms, date imports stood at $1.6B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Overall, date imports continue to indicate a remarkable increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of 26% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global date imports attained their maximum in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

India was the largest importing country with an import of about 423K tonnes, which finished at 38% of total imports. The following importers – Morocco (45K tonnes), the United Arab Emirates (41K tonnes), Indonesia (40K tonnes), Turkey (39K tonnes), the U.S. (37K tonnes), France (35K tonnes), Malaysia (31K tonnes), Bangladesh (30K tonnes), the UK (24K tonnes), Germany (22K tonnes) and Yemen (21K tonnes) – together made up 33% of total imports.

India was also the fastest-growing in terms of the dates imports, with a CAGR of +22.9% from 2007 to 2018. At the same time, Turkey (+22.9%), Bangladesh (+16.5%), the U.S. (+14.2%), the United Arab Emirates (+11.7%), Indonesia (+8.9%), Yemen (+7.0%), Malaysia (+6.6%), Germany (+6.5%), the UK (+4.7%) and France (+2.2%) displayed positive paces of growth. Morocco experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. India (+34 p.p.), Turkey (+3.2 p.p.), the United Arab Emirates (+2.6 p.p.), the U.S. (+2.6 p.p.), Bangladesh (+2.2 p.p.) and Indonesia (+2.2 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global imports, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, India ($275M) constitutes the largest market for imported dates worldwide, comprising 18% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($99M), with a 6.3% share of global imports. It was followed by France, with a 6.3% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of value in India totaled +12.7%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the U.S. (+20.6% per year) and France (+3.6% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average date import price amounted to $1,399 per tonne, stabilizing at the previous year. Overall, the date import price, however, continues to indicate a slight deduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 an increase of 16% against the previous year. In that year, the average import prices for dates attained their peak level of $1,862 per tonne. From 2009 to 2018, the growth in terms of the average import prices for dates remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Germany ($3,078 per tonne), while India ($651 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Indonesia, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Textile Hosepiping and Tubing Market in Poland Is Estimated at $9.1M in 2018

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Poland – Textile Hosepiping And Similar Textile Tubing – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the textile tubing market in Poland amounted to $9.1M in 2018, declining by -11.2% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, textile tubing consumption, however, continues to indicate a pronounced decline. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of 27% against the previous year. In that year, the textile tubing market attained its peak level of $14M. From 2011 to 2018, the growth of the textile tubing market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Market Forecast 2019-2025 in Poland

Driven by increasing demand for textile tubing in Poland, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next seven-year period. Market performance is forecast to decelerate, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +1.7% for the seven-year period from 2018 to 2025, which is projected to bring the market volume to 2.4K tonnes by the end of 2025.

Production in Poland

In 2018, the textile tubing production in Poland totaled 1.7K tonnes, approximately mirroring the previous year. Over the period under review, the total output indicated measured growth from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.7% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, textile tubing production decreased by -3.1% against 2015 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of 45% year-to-year. In that year, textile tubing production attained its peak volume of 1.7K tonnes. From 2016 to 2018, textile tubing production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, textile tubing production amounted to $6.5M in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, textile tubing production continues to indicate a deep downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of 32% y-o-y. Over the period under review, textile tubing production reached its maximum level at $11M in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, production remained at a lower figure.

Exports from Poland

In 2018, the exports of textile hosepiping and similar textile tubing from Poland totaled 502 tonnes, going up by 75% against the previous year. Overall, textile tubing exports continue to indicate a buoyant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of 210% year-to-year. Exports peaked in 2018 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, textile tubing exports amounted to $3.3M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Over the period under review, textile tubing exports continue to indicate a prominent expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when exports increased by 140% y-o-y. Exports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

Italy (88 tonnes), Hungary (72 tonnes) and the Czech Republic (49 tonnes) were the main destinations of textile tubing exports from Poland, with a combined 42% share of total exports. Slovakia, Croatia, Germany, Slovenia, Romania, Ukraine, the UK, Bulgaria and Lithuania lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 42%.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Croatia (+78.2% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for textile tubing exported from Poland were Hungary ($366K), the UK ($334K) and the Czech Republic ($332K), with a combined 32% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Ukraine, Slovakia, Italy, Croatia, Germany, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria and Lithuania, which together accounted for a further 46%.

Among the main countries of destination, Croatia (+66.1% per year) experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to exports, over the last eleven-year period, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average textile tubing export price amounted to $6,527 per tonne, jumping by 23% against the previous year. Overall, the textile tubing export price, however, continues to indicate a slight shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 an increase of 23% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for textile hosepiping and similar textile tubing reached their maximum at $7,957 per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the UK ($22,492 per tonne), while the average price for exports to Italy ($2,554 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Slovakia, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Imports into Poland

Textile tubing imports into Poland totaled 941 tonnes in 2018, increasing by 4.3% against the previous year. Overall, the total imports indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.3% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, textile tubing imports increased by +38.5% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of 55% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

In value terms, textile tubing imports stood at $3.8M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Over the period under review, textile tubing imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when imports increased by 39% y-o-y. Over the period under review, textile tubing imports reached their peak figure in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2018, China (631 tonnes) constituted the largest textile tubing supplier to Poland, with a 67% share of total imports. Moreover, textile tubing imports from China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Germany (152 tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Croatia (54 tonnes), with a 5.8% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from China amounted to +5.3%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (+3.3% per year) and Croatia (+7.8% per year).

In value terms, the largest textile tubing suppliers to Poland were China ($1.5M), Germany ($1.3M) and the Czech Republic ($302K), with a combined 81% share of total imports.

In terms of the main suppliers, the Czech Republic recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to imports, over the last eleven-year period, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average textile tubing import price stood at $4,046 per tonne in 2018, reducing by -3.6% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the textile tubing import price continues to indicate a significant slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the average import price increased by 32% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average import prices for textile hosepiping and similar textile tubing reached their maximum at $7,512 per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, import prices failed to regain their momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Germany ($8,598 per tonne), while the price for China ($2,355 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Czech Republic, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Global Jute Market 2019 – Bangladesh Continues to Dominate Exports, Despite Decline in the Past Few Years

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Jute And Jute-Like Fibers – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The global jute market revenue amounted to $2.7B in 2018, going up by 4.6% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% over the period from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed over the period under review. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the market value increased by 18% year-to-year. In that year, the global jute market reached its peak level of $2.9B. From 2012 to 2018, the growth of the global jute market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Consumption By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of jute consumption in 2018 were India (2.1M tonnes), Bangladesh (1.4M tonnes) and Pakistan (91K tonnes), with a combined 90% share of global consumption.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of jute consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by Bangladesh, while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the consumption figures.

In value terms, India ($1.2B), Bangladesh ($899M) and Pakistan ($70M) were the countries with the highest levels of market value in 2018, with a combined 79% share of the global market.

In 2018, the highest levels of jute per capita consumption was registered in Bangladesh (8,154 kg per 1000 persons), followed by India (1,552 kg per 1000 persons), Pakistan (453 kg per 1000 persons) and China (54 kg per 1000 persons), while the world average per capita consumption of jute was estimated at 512 kg per 1000 persons.

In Bangladesh, jute per capita consumption expanded at an average annual rate of +14.5% over the period from 2007-2018. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: India (-1.2% per year) and Pakistan (-4.8% per year).

Production 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 3.9M tonnes of jute and jute–like fibers were produced worldwide; picking up by 2.4% against the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.8% over the period from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when production volume increased by 24% year-to-year. In that year, global jute production reached its peak volume of 3.9M tonnes. From 2012 to 2018, global jute production growth remained at a lower figure. The general positive trend in terms of jute output was largely conditioned by mild growth of the harvested area and a modest increase in yield figures.

In value terms, jute production totaled $2.7B in 2018 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +1.8% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of 19% y-o-y. In that year, global jute production reached its peak level of $2.9B. From 2017 to 2018, global jute production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of jute production in 2018 were India (2.1M tonnes) and Bangladesh (1.6M tonnes), with a combined 93% share of global production.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of jute production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Bangladesh.

Exports 2007-2018

Global exports totaled 291K tonnes in 2018, increasing by 5.7% against the previous year. Overall, jute exports, however, continue to indicate a deep curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of 18% year-to-year. The global exports peaked at 643K tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports failed to regain their momentum.

In value terms, jute exports stood at $213M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Overall, jute exports, however, continue to indicate a slight drop. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of 48% against the previous year. The global exports peaked at $361M in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Bangladesh dominates jute exports structure, reaching 229K tonnes, which was near 79% of total exports in 2018. It was distantly followed by India (14K tonnes), creating a 4.8% share of total exports. The following exporters – Tanzania (12,710 tonnes), Belgium (10,536 tonnes), Kenya (8,787 tonnes) and Malaysia (4,638 tonnes) – together made up 13% of total exports.

Exports from Bangladesh decreased at an average annual rate of -8.0% from 2007 to 2018. At the same time, Malaysia (+33.3%), Belgium (+6.0%) and Tanzania (+1.5%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Malaysia emerged as the fastest-growing exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +33.3% from 2007-2018. By contrast, Kenya (-1.9%) and India (-6.6%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2018, the share of Belgium and Malaysia increased by +1.7% and +1.5% percentage points, while India (-5.4 p.p.) and Bangladesh (-117.5 p.p.) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Bangladesh ($158M) remains the largest jute supplier worldwide, comprising 74% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Tanzania ($18M), with a 8.2% share of global exports. It was followed by Kenya, with a 6.5% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Bangladesh amounted to -1.8%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Tanzania (+5.8% per year) and Kenya (+2.4% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average jute export price stood at $734 per tonne in 2018, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price indicated a prominent increase from 2007 to 2018: its price increased at an average annual rate of +5.8% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, jute export price decreased by -11.1% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of 38% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for jute and jute–like fibers attained their peak figure at $825 per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Kenya ($1,572 per tonne), while Malaysia ($131 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Bangladesh, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 295K tonnes of jute and jute–like fibers were imported worldwide; jumping by 8% against the previous year. Over the period under review, jute imports, however, continue to indicate a drastic decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when imports increased by 17% y-o-y. The global imports peaked at 496K tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, imports failed to regain their momentum.

In value terms, jute imports amounted to $197M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. In general, jute imports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of 59% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global jute imports reached their maximum at $342M in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Pakistan (91K tonnes) and India (64K tonnes) represented the largest importers of jute and jute–like fibers in 2018, amounting to near 31% and 22% of total imports, respectively. Nepal (41K tonnes) took the next position in the ranking, followed by China (31K tonnes). All these countries together took approx. 25% share of total imports. The following importers – Germany (8,103 tonnes), the UK (6,147 tonnes), Cote d’Ivoire (5,799 tonnes), Brazil (5,503 tonnes) and South Korea (4,465 tonnes) – together made up 10% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by Germany, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest jute importing markets worldwide were Pakistan ($49M), India ($40M) and Nepal ($23M), with a combined 56% share of global imports.

Nepal recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to imports, in terms of the main importing countries over the last eleven years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average jute import price stood at $669 per tonne in 2018, going down by -7.9% against the previous year. In general, the import price indicated a buoyant increase from 2007 to 2018: its price increased at an average annual rate of +4.3% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, jute import price decreased by -18.3% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 an increase of 58% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average import prices for jute and jute–like fibers reached their maximum at $819 per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2018, import prices failed to regain their momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Cote d’Ivoire ($1,097 per tonne), while China ($501 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Nepal, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Global Pear Market – Russia, Indonesia, and Germany Are the Largest Importers in the World

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Pears – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The global pear market revenue amounted to $27.3B in 2018, increasing by 4.7% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +2.7% over the period from 2008 to 2018; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of 14% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the global pear market attained its maximum level at $30.8B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, consumption failed to regain its momentum.

Consumption By Country

The country with the largest volume of pear consumption was China (16M tonnes), accounting for 66% of total consumption. Moreover, pear consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the world’s second-largest consumer, Italy (689K tonnes), more than tenfold. The U.S. (658K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 2.7% share.

From 2008 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in China stood at +2.1%. The remaining consuming countries recorded the following average annual rates of consumption growth: Italy (+0.2% per year) and the U.S. (+0.9% per year).

In value terms, China ($17.5B) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($887M). It was followed by the U.S..

The countries with the highest levels of pear per capita consumption in 2018 were Argentina (14,247 kg per 1000 persons), Italy (11,598 kg per 1000 persons) and China (11,233 kg per 1000 persons).

From 2008 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of pear per capita consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by Argentina, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Market Forecast 2019-2025

Driven by increasing demand for pear worldwide, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next seven years. Market performance is forecast to retain its current trend pattern, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +1.9% for the seven-year period from 2018 to 2025, which is projected to bring the market volume to 28M tonnes by the end of 2025.

Production 2007-2018

In 2018, the global pear production stood at 25M tonnes, surging by 1.8% against the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.5% over the period from 2008 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when production volume increased by 6.2% year-to-year. The global pear production peaked at 26M tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure. The general positive trend in terms of pear output was largely conditioned by a mild increase of the harvested area and measured growth in yield figures.

In value terms, pear production amounted to $27.7B in 2018 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +3.1% over the period from 2008 to 2018; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of 16% against the previous year. The global pear production peaked at $31.3B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country

China (17M tonnes) remains the largest pear producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 68% of total production. Moreover, pear production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the world’s second-largest producer, Argentina (954K tonnes), more than tenfold. Italy (767K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 3.1% share.

In China, pear production increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% over the period from 2008-2018. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Argentina (+2.6% per year) and Italy (-0.0% per year).

Harvested Area 2007-2018

In 2018, the global pear harvested area stood at 1.4M ha, approximately mirroring the previous year. Overall, the pear harvested area continues to indicate a slight contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of 2% against the previous year. The global pear harvested area peaked at 1.6M ha in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Yield 2007-2018

Global average pear yield amounted to 18 tonne per ha in 2018, going up by 2.8% against the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +2.8% over the period from 2008 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 7.2% against the previous year. The global pear yield peaked in 2018 and is likely to continue its growth in the near future.

Exports 2007-2018

Global exports amounted to 2.8M tonnes in 2018, jumping by 4.6% against the previous year. Overall, pear exports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when exports increased by 5.7% y-o-y. The global exports peaked at 2.8M tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, pear exports stood at $2.7B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Overall, pear exports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when exports increased by 11% year-to-year. In that year, global pear exports reached their peak of $2.8B. From 2014 to 2018, the growth of global pear exports failed to regain its momentum.

Exports by Country

In 2018, China (544K tonnes), distantly followed by the Netherlands (337K tonnes), Argentina (317K tonnes), South Africa (302K tonnes), Belgium (288K tonnes), Italy (158K tonnes), Chile (156K tonnes), Spain (145K tonnes) and the U.S. (132K tonnes) represented the major exporters of pears, together achieving 86% of total exports.

From 2008 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by South Africa, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($602M), the Netherlands ($381M) and Argentina ($294M) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2018, with a combined 48% share of global exports.

China experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the last decade, while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average pear export price amounted to $962 per tonne, approximately reflecting the previous year. Over the period under review, the pear export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 an increase of 15% y-o-y. In that year, the average export prices for pears reached their peak level of $1,127 per tonne. From 2014 to 2018, the growth in terms of the average export prices for pears failed to regain its momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Italy ($1,299 per tonne), while South Africa ($636 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2008 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports 2007-2018

Global imports amounted to 2.7M tonnes in 2018, rising by 3% against the previous year. In general, pear imports, however, continue to indicate a mild contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 7.3% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global pear imports reached their peak figure at 3.1M tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, imports failed to regain their momentum.

In value terms, pear imports amounted to $2.7B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Over the period under review, pear imports, however, continue to indicate a measured drop. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 13% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global pear imports attained their peak figure at $3.3B in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, imports failed to regain their momentum.

Imports by Country

The countries with the highest levels of pear imports in 2018 were Russia (271K tonnes), Indonesia (187K tonnes), Germany (185K tonnes), Brazil (158K tonnes), the UK (138K tonnes), the Netherlands (129K tonnes), the U.S. (123K tonnes), France (116K tonnes), Viet Nam (100K tonnes), Belarus (83K tonnes), China, Hong Kong SAR (82K tonnes) and Italy (80K tonnes), together accounting for 61% of total import.

From 2008 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by Belarus, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($244M), Russia ($202M) and Indonesia ($147M) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2018, together accounting for 22% of global imports. Brazil, Viet Nam, the U.S., the UK, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Belarus and China, Hong Kong SAR lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 37%.

Belarus recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to imports, in terms of the main importing countries over the last decade, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average pear import price amounted to $994 per tonne, stabilizing at the previous year. Overall, the pear import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 an increase of 7.4% against the previous year. In that year, the average import prices for pears attained their peak level of $1,108 per tonne. From 2014 to 2018, the growth in terms of the average import prices for pears remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Viet Nam ($1,414 per tonne), while China, Hong Kong SAR ($577 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2008 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Viet Nam, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Dairy Spread Market in the EU – Key Insights

IndexBox has just published a new report, the EU – Dairy Spreads – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the dairy spread market in the European Union amounted to $827M in 2017, surging by 18% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +1.9% from 2007 to 2017; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017, when it surged by 18% y-o-y. In that year, the dairy spread market attained its peak level, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Production in the EU

In 2017, approx. 200K tonnes of dairy spreads were produced in the European Union; increasing by 9.1% against the previous year. The dairy spread production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Dairy Spread Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2017, exports of dairy spreads in the European Union stood at 31K tonnes, flattening at the previous year. The dairy spread exports continue to indicate a perceptible curtailment.

In value terms, dairy spread exports stood at $138M (IndexBox estimates) in 2017. The dairy spread exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. In that year, dairy spread exports reached their peak of $204M. From 2009 to 2017, the growth of dairy spread exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Belgium was the main exporting countries with an export of about 9.5K tonnes, which amounted to 31% of total exports. Poland (4.5K tonnes) ranks second in terms of the global exports with a 15% share, followed by the UK (9.2%), Germany (8.4%), France (8.2%), Ireland (8%), Croatia (6.7%) and the Netherlands (4.8%).

Exports from Belgium decreased at an average annual rate of -2.0% from 2007 to 2017. At the same time, Poland (+31.2%), Croatia (+13.1%), the Netherlands (+5.5%) and France (+5.1%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Poland emerged as the fastest growing exporter in the European Union, with a CAGR of +31.2% from 2007-2017. Germany experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Ireland (-4.7%) and the UK (-17.2%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2017, the share of the UK, Belgium and Ireland increased by 52%, 7.1% and 5% percentage points, while the Netherlands (-2%), France (-3.2%), Croatia (-4.8%) and Poland (-13.7%) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Belgium ($47M) remains the largest dairy spread supplier in the European Union, comprising 34% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($17M), with a 12% share of global exports. It was followed by Poland, with a 9.3% share.

Export Prices by Country

The dairy spread export price in the European Union stood at $4.5 per kg in 2017, going up by 26% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2017, it increased at an average annual rate of +3.7%.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2017, the country with the highest export price was Germany ($6.5 per kg), while the UK ($2.6 per kg) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was attained by the Netherlands (+4.9% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Dairy Spread Imports

Imports in the EU

The imports totaled 31K tonnes in 2017, waning by -30.2% against the previous year. The dairy spread imports continue to indicate an abrupt decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015, when the imports increased by 18% against the previous year. In that year, dairy spread imports reached their peak of 54K tonnes. From 2016 to 2017, the growth of dairy spread imports failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, dairy spread imports amounted to $120M (IndexBox estimates) in 2017. The dairy spread imports continue to indicate a slight contraction. Over the period under review, dairy spread imports attained their maximum at $167M in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2017, the UK (7.1K tonnes), distantly followed by Germany (4.6K tonnes), France (2.6K tonnes), Portugal (2.6K tonnes), Slovakia (2.1K tonnes), the Netherlands (1.7K tonnes), Spain (1.5K tonnes) and the Czech Republic (1.4K tonnes) represented the main importers of dairy spreads, together mixed up 77% of total imports. The following importers – Greece (1.3K tonnes), Belgium (1.1K tonnes), Austria (726 tonnes) and Romania (651 tonnes) together made up 12% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by the Netherlands (+43.7% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the UK ($28M), Germany ($17M) and France ($13M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2017, with a combined 48% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Slovakia, Greece, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Romania, which together accounted for a further 41%.

Import Prices by Country

In 2017, the dairy spread import price in the European Union amounted to $3.9 per kg, picking up by 15% against the previous year. Over the last decade, it increased at an average annual rate of +3.6%.

Import prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest import price was Austria ($7.3 per kg), while the Netherlands ($2.2 per kg) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by France (+9.2% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Turkey Meat Market in the U.S. Remains Robust

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘U.S. – Turkey Meat – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the turkey meat market in the U.S. amounted to $4.8B in 2018, growing by 6.1% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +2.0% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of 14% against the previous year. In that year, the turkey meat market reached its peak level of $5.2B. From 2016 to 2018, the growth of the turkey meat market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Production in the U.S.

In 2018, the production of turkey meat in the U.S. totaled 2.7M tonnes, stabilizing at the previous year. In general, turkey meat production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern, which is largely conditioned by the stability in the demand for turkey meat in the U.S. In terms of supply, the stability of turkey meat output is feasible due to the number of producing animals which remains relatively stable, but the yield figures experiencing a modest growth.

Producing Animals in the U.S.

In 2018, the number of animals slaughtered for turkey meat production in the U.S. amounted to 239M heads, approximately mirroring the previous year. Overall, the number of animals slaughtered for turkey meat production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of 4.7% year-to-year.

Yield in the U.S.

In 2018, the average turkey meat yield in the U.S. stood at 11 kg per head, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Over the period under review, the turkey meat yield continues to indicate a modest increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of 2.5% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the average turkey meat yield reached its peak figure level in 2018 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Exports from the U.S.

In 2018, approx. 219K tonnes of turkey meat were exported from the U.S.; waning by -5.2% against the previous year. In general, after contracting in 2015, turkey meat exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern over the last four years.

In value terms, turkey meat exports totaled $419M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Mexico (110K tonnes) was the main destination for turkey meat exports from the U.S., accounting for a 50% share of total exports. Moreover, turkey meat exports to Mexico exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, China (26K tonnes), fourfold. China, Hong Kong SAR (13K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a 5.7% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Mexico totaled -1.2%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: China (+2.2% per year) and China, Hong Kong SAR (+5.9% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average turkey meat export price stood at $1,911 per tonne in 2018, growing by 6% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2018, it increased at an average annual rate of +2.0%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when the average export price increased by 11% against the previous year. In that year, the average export prices for turkey meat reached their peak level of $2,194 per tonne. From 2016 to 2018, the growth in terms of the average export prices for turkey meat remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was China ($2,572 per tonne), while the average price for exports to Haiti ($784 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to China, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports into the U.S.

In 2018, the turkey meat imports into the U.S. totaled 8.5K tonnes, coming down by -21.4% against the previous year. In value terms, turkey meat imports totaled $27M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. In general, turkey meat imports remain insignificant against the overall market size, thanks to the well established domestic turkey meat industry.

Imports by Country

Canada (4.2K tonnes), Chile (3.5K tonnes) and Israel (643 tonnes) were the main suppliers of turkey meat imports to the U.S., together comprising 99% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Chile, while the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average turkey meat import price amounted to $3,233 per tonne, increasing by 20% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the turkey meat import price continues to indicate a resilient increase.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Israel ($5,288 per tonne), while the price for Canada ($2,730 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Israel, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Artificial Guts Market in Poland Grows Tangibly for the Fourth Consecutive Year

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Poland – Artificial Guts (Sausage Skins) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the artificial guts market in Poland amounted to $88M in 2018, increasing by 11% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers’ margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Artificial guts consumption continues to increase noticeably over the last four years, accelerating by 2018.

Market Forecast 2019-2025 in Poland

Driven by increasing demand for artificial guts in Poland, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next seven-year period. Market performance is forecast to expand with an anticipated CAGR of +1.8% for the seven-year period from 2018 to 2025, which is projected to bring the market volume to 6.8K tonnes by the end of 2025.

Production in Poland

In 2018, approx. 6.1K tonnes of artificial guts (sausage skins) were produced in Poland; picking up by 11% against the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations in certain years. Artificial guts production peaked in 2018 and is likely to continue its growth in the near future. In value terms, artificial guts production totaled $77M in 2018 estimated in export prices.

Exports from Poland

In 2018, approx. 3.7K tonnes of artificial guts (sausage skins) were exported from Poland; approximately reflecting the previous year. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.6% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. Over the period under review, artificial guts exports attained their peak figure at 4K tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2018, exports failed to regain their momentum.

In value terms, artificial guts exports totaled $50M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Ukraine (992 tonnes), Germany (666 tonnes) and Russia (603 tonnes) were the main destinations of artificial guts exports from Poland, with a combined 60% share of total exports. Spain, Italy, France, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Belarus, Slovakia and Turkmenistan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 25%.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Bulgaria, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average artificial guts export price amounted to $13,453 per tonne, surging by 3.3% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the artificial guts export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the average export prices for artificial guts (sausage skins) attained their maximum at $16,203 per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Turkmenistan ($17,525 per tonne), while the average price for exports to Bulgaria ($8,797 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Italy, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports into Poland

Artificial guts imports into Poland stood at 3.6K tonnes in 2018, lowering by -2.1% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the total imports indicated a remarkable expansion from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.1% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, artificial guts imports reached their peak figure at 3.8K tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure. In value terms, artificial guts imports totaled $51M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Imports by Country

The Czech Republic (1.1K tonnes), Germany (965 tonnes) and Spain (701 tonnes) were the main suppliers of artificial guts imports to Poland, with a combined 77% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Spain, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest artificial guts suppliers to Poland were Germany ($16M), the Czech Republic ($16M) and Spain ($8.4M), together comprising 80% of total imports.

Import Prices by Country

The average artificial guts import price stood at $13,978 per tonne in 2018, flattening at the previous year. Over the period under review, the artificial guts import price, however, continues to indicate a moderate slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 an increase of 12% year-to-year.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2018, the countries with the highest prices were Germany ($16,676 per tonne) and the Czech Republic ($14,152 per tonne), while the price for France ($11,250 per tonne) and Spain ($12,036 per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Germany, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform