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EU Citrus Fruit Market Reached to $12B in 2018

EU Citrus Fruit Market Reached to $12B in 2018

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

The revenue of the citrus fruit market in the European Union amounted to $12B in 2018, increasing by 2.8% 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 +1.2% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed in certain years.

The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008, with an increase of 22% against the previous year. In that year, the citrus fruit market attained its peak level of $12.7B. From 2009 to 2018, the growth of the citrus fruit market remained at a lower figure.

Production in the EU

The citrus fruit production stood at 11M tonnes in 2018, stabilizing at the previous year. Over the period under review, citrus fruit production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Exports in the EU

In 2018, approx. 4.8M tonnes of citrus fruits were exported in the European Union; coming down by -9.1% against the previous year. Overall, citrus fruit exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. In value terms, citrus fruit exports stood at $5.1B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Spain prevails in citrus fruit exports structure, recording 3.2M tonnes, which was approx. 66% of total exports in 2018. It was distantly followed by Greece (357K tonnes), the Netherlands (296K tonnes) and Italy (252K tonnes), together generating 19% share of total exports. Germany (215K tonnes), Portugal (174K tonnes) and France (105K tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Exports from Spain decreased at an average annual rate of -1.3% from 2007 to 2018. At the same time, Portugal (+16.9%), Germany (+7.3%), Greece (+3.4%) and France (+2.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Portugal emerged as the fastest growing exporter in the European Union, with a CAGR of +16.9% from 2007-2018. The Netherlands and Italy experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. Spain (10%) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global exports, while Greece, Germany and Portugal saw its share reduced by -2.3%, -2.4% and -3% from 2007 to 2018, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Spain ($3.5B) remains the largest citrus fruit supplier in the European Union, comprising 69% of total citrus fruit exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($354M), with a 7% share of total exports. It was followed by Germany, with a 5.3% share.

Export Prices by Country

The citrus fruit export price in the European Union stood at $1,046 per tonne in 2018, picking up by 9% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2018, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.3%. There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest export price was Germany ($1,245 per tonne), while Greece ($557 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Imports in the EU

The imports stood at 6.7M tonnes in 2018, dropping by -6% against the previous year. Over the period under review, citrus fruit imports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. In value terms, citrus fruit imports totaled $6.3B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Imports by Country

The countries with the highest levels of citrus fruit imports in 2018 were France (1.2M tonnes), Germany (1.1M tonnes) and the Netherlands (1.1M tonnes), together reaching 51% of total import. The UK (602K tonnes) took the next position in the ranking, followed by Italy (369K tonnes), Poland (357K tonnes) and Spain (349K tonnes). All these countries together took near 25% share of total imports. Romania (269K tonnes), Portugal (183K tonnes), Sweden (160K tonnes), the Czech Republic (145K tonnes) and Belgium (141K tonnes) occupied a minor share 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 Portugal, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($1.2B), Germany ($1.1B) and the Netherlands ($979M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2018, with a combined 52% share of total imports. These countries were followed by the UK, Italy, Poland, Spain, Romania, Sweden, Belgium, Portugal and the Czech Republic, which together accounted for a further 37%.

Import Prices by Country

The citrus fruit import price in the European Union stood at $933 per tonne in 2018, flattening at the previous year. In general, the citrus fruit import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest import price was Belgium ($1,135 per tonne), while Romania ($745 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

EU Chewing Gum Market | Mondelez International Inc., Mars, Tootsie Roll Industries Inc.

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

The revenue of the chewing gum market in the European Union amounted to $117M in 2017, standing approx. at 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 last decade, chewing gum consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008, when the market value increased by 17% against the previous year. In that year, the chewing gum market reached its peak level of $148M. From 2009 to 2017, the growth of the chewing gum market failed to regain its momentum.

Production in the EU

In 2017, chewing gum production in the European Union totaled 15K tonnes, approximately reflecting the previous year.

Exports in the EU

In 2017, the amount of chewing gum exported in the European Union totaled 28K tonnes, coming down by -2.6% against the previous year. Over the period under review, chewing gum exports continue to indicate a perceptible reduction.

In value terms, chewing gum exports amounted to $183M (IndexBox estimates) in 2017.

Exports by Country

Spain (5.1K tonnes), the Netherlands (5K tonnes), France (4.7K tonnes) and the UK (3.4K tonnes) represented roughly 65% of total exports of chewing gum in 2017. It was distantly followed by Germany (2.2K tonnes), making up 7.7% share of total exports. Portugal (943 tonnes), Belgium (912 tonnes), Italy (761 tonnes), Poland (715 tonnes), Romania (676 tonnes), Denmark (649 tonnes) and Greece (525 tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Romania, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

In value terms, the Netherlands ($39M), France ($38M) and Spain ($23M) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2017, together comprising 55% of total exports. These countries were followed by the UK, Germany, Poland, Italy, Belgium, Romania, Portugal, Greece and Denmark, which together accounted for a further 36%.

Export Prices by Country

The chewing gum export price in the European Union stood at $6.5 per kg in 2017, increasing by 5.4% against the previous year. Over the last decade, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.0%.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2017, the country with the highest export price was France ($8,025 per tonne), while Portugal ($3,895 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was attained by Poland, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports in the EU

In 2017, imports of chewing gum in the European Union totaled 36K tonnes, coming down by -3.8% against the previous year.

In value terms, chewing gum imports totaled $183M (IndexBox estimates) in 2017. In general, chewing gum imports continue to indicate a measured reduction. The level of imports peaked at $251M in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2017, imports failed to regain their momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2017, Germany (9K tonnes), distantly followed by the Netherlands (4.8K tonnes), Spain (3.4K tonnes), the UK (2.7K tonnes), Belgium (2.3K tonnes) and France (1.9K tonnes) were the key importers of chewing gum, together creating 67% of total imports. Romania (1.3K tonnes), Poland (1.2K tonnes), Italy (1.2K tonnes), Denmark (897 tonnes), the Czech Republic (821 tonnes) and Sweden (771 tonnes) took a minor share 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 Spain, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

In value terms, Germany ($49M) constitutes the largest market for imported chewing gum in the European Union, comprising 27% of total chewing gum imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($23M), with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by Spain, with a 8.4% share.

Import Prices by Country

In 2017, the chewing gum import price in the European Union amounted to $5.1 per kg, approximately reflecting the previous year. Over the period under review, the chewing gum import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Average import prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2017, major importing countries recorded the following import prices: in the Czech Republic ($6,141 per tonne) and Belgium ($5,452 per tonne), while Romania ($4,197 per tonne) and Spain ($4,539 per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Romania, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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