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Global Market for Meat Flour, Meals And Pellets 2020: Exports is Under Pressure

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Global Market for Meat Flour, Meals And Pellets 2020: Exports is Under Pressure

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Flours, Meals And Pellets Of Meat Or Meat Offal – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The global meat meals and pellets market revenue amounted to $23.1B in 2018, jumping by 6% against the previous year. In general, the total market indicated resilient growth from 2007 to 2018: its value increased at an average annual rate of +2.1% over the last eleven years.

However, the intense trade growth seen in recent years is threatened by problems in China, due to the coronavirus epidemic and fears of economic growth.

Consumption By Country

China (6.6M tonnes) remains the largest meat meals and pellets consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 17% of total volume. Moreover, meat meals and pellets consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (3.3M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (2.6M tonnes), with a 6.6% share.

In China, meat meals and pellets consumption increased at an average annual rate of +2.4% over the period from 2007-2018. The remaining consuming countries recorded the following average annual rates of consumption growth: the U.S. (-0.1% per year) and India (+2.8% per year).

Exports 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 4.4M tonnes of flours, meals and pellets of meat or meat offal were exported worldwide; going up by 14% against the previous year. Overall, meat meals and pellets exports continue to indicate a strong expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 26% year-to-year. The global exports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, meat meals and pellets exports amounted to $2.2B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Over the period under review, meat meals and pellets exports continue to indicate a remarkable expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of 37% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global meat meals and pellets exports attained their maximum in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

In 2018, the U.S. (969K tonnes), distantly followed by the Netherlands (434K tonnes), Germany (354K tonnes), Australia (300K tonnes), France (298K tonnes), Spain (224K tonnes) and Poland (214K tonnes) represented the main exporters of flours, meals and pellets of meat or meat offal, together comprising 64% of total exports. The following exporters – Italy (196K tonnes), Brazil (168K tonnes), New Zealand (157K tonnes), Belgium (155K tonnes) and the UK (94K tonnes) – together made up 18% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2018, average annual rates of growth with regard to meat meals and pellets exports from the U.S. stood at +11.6%. At the same time, Poland (+30.8%), the Netherlands (+15.1%), Spain (+14.7%), France (+13.9%), the UK (+11.9%), Belgium (+11.6%), Germany (+10.6%), Brazil (+8.2%) and Italy (+7.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Poland emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the world, with a CAGR of +30.8% from 2007-2018. Australia and New Zealand experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. While the share of the U.S. (+15 p.p.), the Netherlands (+7.8 p.p.), Germany (+5.4 p.p.), France (+5.2 p.p.), Poland (+4.6 p.p.), Spain (+4 p.p.), Italy (+2.5 p.p.), Belgium (+2.5 p.p.), Brazil (+2.2 p.p.) and the UK (+1.5 p.p.) increased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the U.S. ($564M) remains the largest meat meals and pellets supplier worldwide, comprising 26% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Australia ($219M), with a 10% share of global exports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a 9.5% share.

In the U.S., meat meals and pellets exports increased at an average annual rate of +15.1% over the period from 2007-2018. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Australia (+6.8% per year) and the Netherlands (+18.2% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average meat meals and pellets export price amounted to $497 per tonne, rising by 2.2% against the previous year. Over the last eleven-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +2.4%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 an increase of 18% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for flours, meals and pellets of meat or meat offal reached their maximum at $576 per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, export prices failed to regain their momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Australia ($730 per tonne), while Belgium ($327 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Imports 2007-2018

Global imports stood at 4M tonnes in 2018, surging by 14% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the total imports indicated a resilient increase from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +9.3% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, meat meals and pellets imports increased by +165.5% against 2007 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when imports increased by 27% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global meat meals and pellets imports reached their peak figure in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.

In value terms, meat meals and pellets imports stood at $2B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Overall, meat meals and pellets imports continue to indicate a resilient expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when imports increased by 39% y-o-y. The global imports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

The countries with the highest levels of meat meals and pellets imports in 2018 were Viet Nam (412K tonnes), the Philippines (336K tonnes), Thailand (315K tonnes), China (307K tonnes), Italy (291K tonnes), the U.S. (233K tonnes), the Netherlands (202K tonnes), Germany (157K tonnes), Mexico (144K tonnes), Chile (134K tonnes), France (108K tonnes) and Canada (80K tonnes), together reaching 68% of total import.

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

In value terms, the largest meat meals and pellets importing markets worldwide were China ($207M), Viet Nam ($156M) and Thailand ($155M), together comprising 26% of global imports. These countries were followed by the U.S., the Philippines, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, France, Chile, Canada and Mexico, which together accounted for a further 42%.

In terms of the main importing countries, the Philippines recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while imports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average meat meals and pellets import price stood at $504 per tonne in 2018, reducing by -2.8% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2018, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.4%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 an increase of 16% against the previous year. In that year, the average import prices for flours, meals and pellets of meat or meat offal attained their peak level of $610 per tonne. From 2014 to 2018, the growth in terms of the average import prices for flours, meals and pellets of meat or meat offal remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Canada ($869 per tonne), while Italy ($300 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Germany, Spain, and Poland Are the Largest Markets for Preserved Turkey Meat in the EU

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Prepared Or Preserved Meat Or Offal Of Turkeys – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the preserved turkey market in the European Union amounted to $2.3B in 2018, remaining relatively unchanged 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, preserved turkey consumption, however, continues to indicate a mild drop. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of 12% y-o-y. The level of preserved turkey consumption peaked at $2.7B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, consumption failed to regain its momentum.

Consumption By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of preserved turkey consumption in 2018 were Germany (124K tonnes), Spain (88K tonnes) and Poland (57K tonnes), with a combined 54% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by France, the UK, Greece, the Netherlands, Hungary, Portugal, Italy, Belgium and Bulgaria, which together accounted for a further 35%.

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

In value terms, Germany ($572M), Spain ($353M) and France ($287M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of market value in 2018, with a combined 54% share of the total market. These countries were followed by Poland, the UK, Greece, Portugal, Belgium, Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary and the Netherlands, which together accounted for a further 35%.

The countries with the highest levels of preserved turkey per capita consumption in 2018 were Greece (2,075 kg per 1000 persons), Spain (1,887 kg per 1000 persons) and Germany (1,512 kg per 1000 persons).

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of preserved turkey per capita consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by Hungary, while preserved turkey per capita consumption for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Market Forecast to 2030

Driven by increasing demand for preserved turkey in the European Union, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to accelerate, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +1.6% for the period from 2018 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to 598K tonnes by the end of 2030.

Production in the EU

The preserved turkey production totaled 512K tonnes in 2018, dropping by -4.6% against the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.3% over the period from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of 8.1% year-to-year. In that year, preserved turkey production attained its peak volume of 537K tonnes, and then declined slightly in the following year.

In value terms, preserved turkey production amounted to $2.2B in 2018 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, preserved turkey production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of 17% year-to-year. In that year, preserved turkey production attained its peak level of $2.6B. From 2012 to 2018, preserved turkey production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of preserved turkey production in 2018 were Germany (129K tonnes), Spain (89K tonnes) and Poland (69K tonnes), with a combined 56% share of total production.

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

Exports in the EU

In 2018, the preserved turkey exports in the European Union totaled 122K tonnes, going up by 9.2% against the previous year. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.5% over the period from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when exports increased by 19% y-o-y. Over the period under review, preserved turkey exports reached their maximum in 2018 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, preserved turkey exports amounted to $474M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +2.9% over the period from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of 32% y-o-y. The level of exports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

The Netherlands was the major exporter of prepared or preserved meat or offal of turkeys exported in the European Union, with the volume of exports resulting at 41K tonnes, which was approx. 34% of total exports in 2018. Germany (21K tonnes) held the second position in the ranking, followed by Poland (13,041 tonnes), Belgium (8,602 tonnes), Italy (8,022 tonnes), France (6,983 tonnes), Hungary (6,934 tonnes) and Spain (6,045 tonnes). All these countries together held near 58% 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 Netherlands, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest preserved turkey supplying countries in the European Union were the Netherlands ($134M), Germany ($106M) and Belgium ($49M), with a combined 61% share of total exports.

In terms of the main exporting countries, the Netherlands recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the preserved turkey export price in the European Union amounted to $3,900 per tonne, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Overall, the preserved turkey export price, however, continues to indicate a slight reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 an increase of 16% y-o-y. The level of export price peaked at $5,155 per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 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 Belgium ($5,720 per tonne), while Poland ($2,839 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 other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Imports in the EU

In 2018, the amount of prepared or preserved meat or offal of turkeys imported in the European Union stood at 107K tonnes, rising by 13% against the previous year. In general, preserved turkey imports, however, continue to indicate a significant drop. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of 13% y-o-y. The volume of imports peaked at 152K tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, imports failed to regain their momentum.

In value terms, preserved turkey imports amounted to $403M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. In general, preserved turkey imports, however, continue to indicate a perceptible shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when imports increased by 14% against the previous year. Over the period under review, preserved turkey imports reached their peak figure at $601M in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, imports failed to regain their momentum.

Imports by Country

Germany (16,239 tonnes), France (11,509 tonnes), Hungary (7,889 tonnes), the UK (7,614 tonnes), Greece (7,423 tonnes), the Netherlands (6,661 tonnes), Italy (6,577 tonnes), Belgium (6,314 tonnes), Spain (5,158 tonnes), Austria (5,019 tonnes), Portugal (4,455 tonnes) and Ireland (4,418 tonnes) represented roughly 84% of total imports of prepared or preserved meat or offal of turkeys in 2018.

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

In value terms, the largest preserved turkey importing markets in the European Union were Germany ($60M), France ($51M) and the Netherlands ($32M), together comprising 35% of total imports. The UK, Belgium, Greece, Italy, Austria, Portugal, Spain, Ireland and Hungary lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 47%.

Hungary experienced the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The preserved turkey import price in the European Union stood at $3,777 per tonne in 2018, standing approx. at the previous year. Over the period under review, the preserved turkey import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the import price increased by 22% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the import prices for prepared or preserved meat or offal of turkeys attained their peak figure at $4,847 per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($4,854 per tonne), while Hungary ($1,577 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Asia’s Salt Market – India is the Largest and Fastest Growing Exporter in the Region

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

The revenue of the salt market in Asia amounted to $8.3B in 2018, approximately equating 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 +3.8% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review.

Consumption By Country

China (74M tonnes) remains the largest salt consuming country in Asia, comprising approx. 57% of total consumption. Moreover, salt consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the region’s second-largest consumer, India (16M tonnes), fivefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Japan (5.7M tonnes), with a 4.4% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in China stood at +1.5%. The remaining consuming countries recorded the following average annual rates of consumption growth: India (+0.8% per year) and Japan (-0.9% per year).

In value terms, China ($5.3B) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Pakistan ($435M). It was followed by Japan.

In 2018, the highest levels of salt per capita consumption was registered in Taiwan, Chinese (134 kg per person), followed by Turkey (63 kg per person), Saudi Arabia (61 kg per person) and South Korea (53 kg per person), while the world average per capita consumption of salt was estimated at 28 kg per person.

In Taiwan, Chinese, salt per capita consumption remained relatively stable over the period from 2007-2018. The remaining consuming countries recorded the following average annual rates of per capita consumption growth: Turkey (+5.3% per year) and Saudi Arabia (+0.7% per year).

Production in Asia

In 2018, approx. 124M tonnes of salt and pure sodium chloride were produced in Asia; growing by 2.1% against the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.3% 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 2013 when production volume increased by 14% y-o-y. In that year, salt production reached its peak volume of 124M tonnes. From 2014 to 2018, salt production growth failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, salt production totaled $8.2B in 2018 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +3.3% over the period from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years.

Exports in Asia

In 2018, approx. 16M tonnes of salt and pure sodium chloride were exported in Asia; going up by 21% against the previous year. In general, salt exports continue to indicate buoyant growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of 44% year-to-year. The volume of exports peaked in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, salt exports amounted to $528M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. In general, salt exports continue to indicate prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when exports increased by 49% y-o-y. Over the period under review, salt exports reached their maximum in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

India prevails in salt exports structure, reaching 13M tonnes, which was approx. 79% of total exports in 2018. It was distantly followed by China (1,448K tonnes), committing a 9% share of total exports. The following exporters – Kazakhstan (377K tonnes), Turkey (375K tonnes) and Pakistan (301K tonnes) – each finished at a 6.5% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2018, average annual rates of growth with regard to salt exports from India stood at +25.1%. At the same time, Kazakhstan (+53.6%), Turkey (+26.7%), Pakistan (+18.1%) and China (+5.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Kazakhstan emerged as the fastest-growing exporter in Asia, with a CAGR of +53.6% from 2007-2018. While the share of India (+73 p.p.), China (+4.2 p.p.), Kazakhstan (+2.3 p.p.), Turkey (+2.2 p.p.) and Pakistan (+1.6 p.p.) increased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, India ($227M) remains the largest salt supplier in Asia, comprising 43% of total salt exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($93M), with a 18% share of total exports. It was followed by Pakistan, with a 9.8% share.

In India, salt exports increased at an average annual rate of +22.2% over the period from 2007-2018. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: China (+9.1% per year) and Pakistan (+28.6% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the salt export price in Asia amounted to $33 per tonne, dropping by -2.5% against the previous year. Overall, the salt export price continues to indicate a noticeable downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the export price increased by 26% year-to-year. In that year, the export prices for salt and pure sodium chloride reached their peak level of $63 per tonne. From 2009 to 2018, the growth in terms of the export prices for salt and pure sodium chloride failed to regain its momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Pakistan ($171 per tonne), while India ($18 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Turkey Emerges as the Largest Producer of Tomatoes in the Middle East

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

The revenue of the tomato market in the Middle East amounted to $18.6B in 2018, declining by -8.5% 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 +1.6% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 25% against the previous year. In that year, the tomato market attained its peak level of $20.3B, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Consumption by Country

The countries with the highest volumes of tomato consumption in 2018 were Turkey (12M tonnes), Iran (6.5M tonnes) and Syrian Arab Republic (658K tonnes), together accounting for 86% of total consumption. Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Iraq lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 7.9%.

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

In value terms, the largest tomato markets in the Middle East were Turkey ($10.5B), Iran ($5.3B) and Israel ($559M), with a combined 88% share of the total market. These countries were followed by Iraq, Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic and Saudi Arabia, which together accounted for a further 6.4%.

The countries with the highest levels of tomato per capita consumption in 2018 were Turkey (144 kg per person), Iran (79 kg per person) and Jordan (57 kg per person).

Market Forecast to 2030

Driven by increasing demand for tomatoes in the Middle East, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to retain its current trend pattern, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +1.6% for the period from 2018 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to 27M tonnes by the end of 2030.

Production in the Middle East

The tomato production stood at 22.2M tonnes in 2018, remaining constant against the previous year. In general, tomato production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when production volume increased by 5.3% year-to-year.

In value terms, tomato production stood at $19.8B in 2018 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +1.6% from 2007 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 2017 with an increase of 36% y-o-y. In that year, tomato production attained its peak level of $21.5B, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Production by Country

The countries with the highest volumes of tomato production in 2018 were Turkey (12M tonnes) and Iran (6.6M tonnes), with a combined 84% share of total production.

Harvested Area in the Middle East

In 2018, approx. 415K ha of tomatoes were harvested in the Middle East; standing approx. at the previous year. Over the period under review, the tomato harvested area continues to indicate a mild curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of 4% y-o-y. In that year, the tomato harvested area reached its peak level of 493K ha. From 2009 to 2018, the growth of the tomato harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Yield in the Middle East

In 2018, the average yield of tomatoes in the Middle East stood at 53 tonne per ha, stabilizing at the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +2.1% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of 7.2% year-to-year. The level of tomato yield peaked in 2018 and is likely to continue its growth in the near future.

Exports in the Middle East

In 2018, the exports of tomatoes in the Middle East stood at 782K tonnes, rising by 14% against the previous year. In value terms, tomato exports amounted to $618M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Turkey (379K tonnes) and Jordan (258K tonnes) represented roughly 81% of total exports of tomatoes in 2018. It was distantly followed by Iran (84K tonnes), committing an 11% share of total exports. Syrian Arab Republic (32K tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Iran, while exports for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

In value terms, Turkey ($339M) remains the largest tomato supplier in the Middle East, comprising 55% of total tomato exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Jordan ($168M), with a 27% share of total exports. It was followed by Iran, with a 12% share.

In Turkey, tomato exports increased at an average annual rate of +1.2% over the period from 2007-2018. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Jordan (-0.4% per year) and Iran (+33.5% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The tomato export price in the Middle East stood at $791 per tonne in 2018, leveling off at the previous year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Iran ($913 per tonne), while Syrian Arab Republic ($463 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Imports in the Middle East

In 2018, the tomato imports in the Middle East totaled 602K tonnes, jumping by 6.9% against the previous year. In value terms, tomato imports amounted to $366M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Imports by Country

Saudi Arabia (155K tonnes) and the United Arab Emirates (143K tonnes) represented roughly 50% of total imports of tomatoes in 2018. Kuwait (68K tonnes) took the next position in the ranking, followed by Iraq (67K tonnes), Qatar (49K tonnes), Oman (32K tonnes), Israel (31K tonnes) and Bahrain (31K tonnes). All these countries together accounted for a 46% 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 Israel, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Saudi Arabia ($98M), the United Arab Emirates ($86M) and Kuwait ($49M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2018, together accounting for 64% of total imports. Qatar, Iraq, Israel, Oman and Bahrain lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 32%.

In terms of the main importing countries, Oman recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The tomato import price in the Middle East stood at $608 per tonne in 2018, reducing by -13.2% against the previous year.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Israel ($725 per tonne), while Iraq ($369 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United Arab Emirates.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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Global Grapefruit Juice Market: France, the Netherlands, and Germany Account for 52% of World Imports

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

Imports 2007-2018

In 2018, the amount of grapefruit juice (single strength) imported worldwide amounted to 116K tonnes, reducing by -4.3% against the previous year. Over the period under review, grapefruit juice (single strength) imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by 36% against the previous year. In that year, global grapefruit juice (single strength) imports attained their peak of 173K tonnes. From 2009 to 2018, the growth of global grapefruit juice (single strength) imports failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, grapefruit juice (single strength) imports amounted to $126M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +1.3% over the period from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Imports by Country

In 2018, the Netherlands (24K tonnes), France (23K tonnes), Germany (16K tonnes) and Belgium (13K tonnes) represented the main importer of grapefruit juice (single strength) imported in the world, making up 65% of total import. It was distantly followed by the UK (7,504 tonnes), generating a 6.4% share of total imports. Japan (4,430 tonnes), Canada (3,919 tonnes), China (2,861 tonnes), Italy (2,157 tonnes), Switzerland (2,078 tonnes) and Sweden (1,924 tonnes) held a little 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 China, while imports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($28M), the Netherlands ($24M) and Germany ($14M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2018, with a combined 52% share of global imports. Belgium, the UK, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden and China lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 35%.

Among the main importing countries, China experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while imports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average grapefruit juice (single strength) import price amounted to $1,085 per tonne, picking up by 14% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2018, it increased at an average annual rate of +2.1%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 an increase of 14% against the previous year. In that year, the average import prices for grapefruit juice (single strength) attained their peak level and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Japan ($1,686 per tonne), while China ($849 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Exports 2007-2018

Global exports totaled 131K tonnes in 2018, stabilizing at the previous year. Overall, grapefruit juice (single strength) exports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of 17% against the previous year. The global exports peaked at 178K tonnes in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, grapefruit juice (single strength) exports totaled $131M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Overall, grapefruit juice (single strength) exports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Exports by Country

In 2018, Israel (27K tonnes) and the Netherlands (26K tonnes) represented the largest exporters of grapefruit juice (single strength) in the world, together resulting at approx. 40% of total exports. The U.S. (16K tonnes) occupied a 12% share (based on tonnes) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by Mexico (11%), Belgium (10%) and Germany (5.5%). France (5,365 tonnes), Spain (3,644 tonnes) and Italy (2,662 tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

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

In value terms, the largest grapefruit juice (single strength) supplying countries worldwide were Israel ($27M), the Netherlands ($26M) and Belgium ($16M), with a combined 52% share of global exports. These countries were followed by the U.S., Mexico, Germany, France, Spain and Italy, which together accounted for a further 37%.

Italy experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review, while exports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average grapefruit juice (single strength) export price amounted to $999 per tonne, going up by 12% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2018, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.2%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the average export price increased by 12% y-o-y. In that year, the average export prices for grapefruit juice (single strength) reached their peak level and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was France ($1,266 per tonne), while Spain ($831 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 other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

oil crops

Global Oil Crops Market 2020 – Key Insights

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

The global oil crops market revenue amounted to $394.4B in 2018, picking up by 7.6% 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 +4.7% from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of 19% year-to-year. The global oil crops consumption peaked in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Consumption By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of oil crops consumption in 2018 were China (173M tonnes), the U.S. (89M tonnes) and Argentina (56M tonnes), together comprising 47% of global consumption. India, Brazil, Indonesia, Russia, Ukraine, the Philippines, Canada and Germany lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 29%.

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

In value terms, China ($100.8B) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($47.1B). It was followed by India.

In 2018, the highest levels of oil crops per capita consumption was registered in Argentina (1,262 kg per person), followed by Canada (378 kg per person), Ukraine (345 kg per person) and the U.S. (271 kg per person), while the world average per capita consumption of oil crops was estimated at 88 kg per person.

In Argentina, oil crops per capita consumption expanded at an average annual rate of +1.4% over the period from 2007-2018. The remaining consuming countries recorded the following average annual rates of per capita consumption growth: Canada (+7.2% per year) and Ukraine (+12.4% per year).

Consumption By Type

Soya beans (380M tonnes) constituted the product with the largest volume of consumption, accounting for 56% of total volume. Moreover, soya beans exceeded the figures recorded for the second-largest type, rape or colza seed (78M tonnes), fivefold. Coconuts (61M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 9% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of the volume of oil crops consumption of soya beans amounted to +5.1%. With regard to the other consumed products, the following average annual rates of growth were recorded: rape or colza seed (+3.8% per year) and coconuts (-0.1% per year).

In value terms, soya beans ($165.8B) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by ground-nut (in-shell) ($52.3B). It was followed by rape or colza seed.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of the market volume of soya beans totaled +6.2%. For the other products, the average annual rates were as follows: ground-nut (in-shell) (+3.3% per year) and rape or colza seed (+4.3% per year).

Production 2007-2018

In 2018, the amount of oil crops (primary) produced worldwide stood at 673M tonnes, jumping by 4.4% against the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.7% from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when production volume increased by 11% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global oil crops production attained its maximum volume in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the immediate term. The general positive trend in terms of oil crops output was largely conditioned by a noticeable expansion of the harvested area and a slight increase in yield figures.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of oil crops production in 2018 were the U.S. (134M tonnes), Brazil (128M tonnes) and Argentina (61M tonnes), together comprising 48% of global production. These countries were followed by China, India, Canada, Ukraine, Indonesia, Russia, the Philippines and Paraguay, which together accounted for a further 35%.

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

Harvested Area and Yield 2007-2018

In 2018, the total area harvested in terms of oil crops production worldwide stood at 246M ha, picking up by 3.2% against the previous year.

Global average yield amounted to 2.7 tonne per ha in 2018, flattening at the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +1.1% over the period from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed in certain years.

Exports 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 199M tonnes of oil crops were exported worldwide; going up by 9% against the previous year. Overall, the total exports indicated a resilient increase from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +7.2% over the last eleven years.

In value terms, oil crops exports amounted to $89.4B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Brazil was the key exporter of oil crops exported in the world, with the volume of exports finishing at 83M tonnes, which was approx. 42% of total exports in 2018. The U.S. (47M tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a 24% share, followed by Canada (9.7%). Argentina (6,255K tonnes), Paraguay (6,080K tonnes), Ukraine (5,835K tonnes), Romania (3,478K tonnes), Australia (3,452K tonnes) and Uruguay (3,385K tonnes) took a relatively small 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 Australia, while exports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Brazil ($33.2B), the U.S. ($23.6B) and Canada ($8.3B) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2018, with a combined 73% share of global exports. These countries were followed by Argentina, Ukraine, Paraguay, Romania, Australia and Uruguay, which together accounted for a further 13%.

Australia experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review, while exports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Exports by Type

Soya beans represented the largest type of oil crops exported in the world, with the volume of exports resulting at 158M tonnes, which was approx. 79% of total exports in 2018. It was distantly followed by rape or colza seed (29M tonnes), mixing up a 14% share of total exports. Sunflower seed (6,083K tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

In value terms, soya beans ($67.1B) remains the largest type of oil crops supplied worldwide, comprising 75% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by rape or colza seed ($13B), with a 15% share of global exports. It was followed by sunflower seed, with a 4.4% share.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average oil crops export price amounted to $449 per tonne, jumping by 5.9% against the previous year. Overall, the export price indicated measured growth from 2007 to 2018: its price increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, oil crops export price increased by +9.2% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 an increase of 39% against the previous year. The global export price peaked at $587 per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, major exporting countries recorded the following prices: in the U.S. ($500 per tonne) and Australia ($451 per tonne), while Uruguay ($370 per tonne) and Paraguay ($370 per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

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

Prices varied noticeably by the product type; the product with the highest price was poppy seed ($2,378 per tonne), while cottonseed ($309 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

molluscs

Molluscs Market in the EU Bounced Back to $4.6B

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Molluscs (Scallops, Mussels, Cuttle Fish, Squid And Octopus) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the molluscs market in the European Union amounted to $4.6B in 2018, growing by 2.4% 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).

Consumption By Country in the EU

The countries with the highest volumes of molluscs consumption in 2018 were Spain (174K tonnes), Italy (148K tonnes) and Germany (136K tonnes), together comprising 53% of total consumption. The UK, Poland, Portugal, Greece, Romania, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Sweden and Hungary lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 38%.

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

In value terms, the largest molluscs markets in the European Union were Spain ($996M), Germany ($901M) and Italy ($878M), with a combined 61% share of the total market. Poland, Portugal, Romania, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Hungary, Greece and the UK lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 29%.

The countries with the highest levels of molluscs per capita consumption in 2018 were Portugal (4,386 kg per 1000 persons), Spain (3,727 kg per 1000 persons) and Italy (2,479 kg per 1000 persons).

Production in the EU

In 2018, the amount of molluscs (scallops, mussels, cuttle fish, squid and octopus) produced in the European Union stood at 588K tonnes, remaining stable against the previous year. In general, molluscs production continues to indicate a mild shrinkage.

Production By Country in the EU

The countries with the highest volumes of molluscs production in 2018 were Germany (131K tonnes), the UK (128K tonnes) and Spain (115K tonnes), with a combined 64% share of total production. These countries were followed by Poland, Romania, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Sweden, Austria, Slovakia and Portugal, which together accounted for a further 29%.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of molluscs production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Portugal, while molluscs production for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the production figures.

Exports in the EU

In 2018, exports of molluscs (scallops, mussels, cuttle fish, squid and octopus) in the European Union amounted to 162K tonnes, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Overall, molluscs exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The volume of exports peaked at 180K tonnes in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure. In value terms, molluscs exports amounted to $1.1B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Spain dominates molluscs exports structure, recording 100K tonnes, which was near 62% of total exports in 2018. Portugal (10,117 tonnes) took the second position in the ranking, followed by the Netherlands (10,007 tonnes), the UK (9,837 tonnes) and Italy (7,423 tonnes). All these countries together occupied approx. 23% share of total exports. Belgium (6,244 tonnes) and France (4,941 tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Spain experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of exports of molluscs (scallops, mussels, cuttle fish, squid and octopus) exports. At the same time, Portugal (+7.8%) and the Netherlands (+7.7%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Portugal emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the European Union, with a CAGR of +7.8% from 2007-2018. Italy experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Belgium (-4.0%), the UK (-4.9%) and France (-10.0%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period.

In value terms, Spain ($630M) remains the largest molluscs supplier in the European Union, comprising 57% of total molluscs exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the UK ($94M), with a 8.5% share of total exports. It was followed by Belgium, with a 6.4% share.

Export Prices by Country

The molluscs export price in the European Union stood at $6,816 per tonne in 2018, rising by 2.9% against the previous year. Over the last eleven years, it increased at an average annual rate of +3.5%.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Belgium ($11,342 per tonne), while the Netherlands ($4,729 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Imports in the EU

In 2018, approx. 445K tonnes of molluscs (scallops, mussels, cuttle fish, squid and octopus) were imported in the European Union; standing approx. at the previous year. In value terms, molluscs imports totaled $2.7B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period.

Imports by Country

In 2018, Spain (160K tonnes) and Italy (149K tonnes) were the main importers of molluscs (scallops, mussels, cuttle fish, squid and octopus) in the European Union, together reaching near 70% of total imports. Portugal (45K tonnes) held a 10% share (based on tonnes) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Greece (4.9%). France (14K tonnes), the Netherlands (9.1K tonnes) and Croatia (8.4K 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 the Netherlands, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Spain ($967M), Italy ($920M) and Portugal ($236M) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2018, with a combined 78% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Greece, France, the Netherlands and Croatia, which together accounted for a further 11%.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the import price for molluscs in the European Union amounted to $6,121 per tonne, increasing by 3.7% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2018, it increased at an average annual rate of +3.3%.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was France ($7,013 per tonne), while Croatia ($4,110 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 other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

pasta

Stuffed Pasta Market in the EU Slows Down, Levelling Off at $2.8B

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Pasta Stuffed With Meat, Fish And Cheese – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the market for pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese in the European Union amounted to $2.8B 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). Over the period under review, consumption of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Consumption By Country in the EU

The countries with the highest volumes of consumption of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese in 2018 were Germany (263K tonnes), France (207K tonnes) and Italy (138K tonnes), with a combined 60% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by the UK, Poland, Spain, Belgium and Hungary, which together accounted for a further 27%.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of consumption of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by Hungary, while consumption of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($672M), Germany ($579M) and Italy ($493M) were the countries with the highest levels of market value in 2018, together comprising 61% of the total market. The UK, Belgium, Spain, Poland and Hungary lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 25%.

The countries with the highest levels of meat, fish and cheese pasta per capita consumption in 2018 were Belgium (4,007 kg per 1000 persons), Germany (3,206 kg per 1000 persons) and France (3,161 kg per 1000 persons).

Market Forecast 2019-2025 in the EU

Driven by increasing demand for meat, fish and cheese pasta in the European Union, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to retain its current trend pattern, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +0.7% for the period from 2018 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to 1.1M tonnes by the end of 2030.

Production in the EU

In 2018, the production of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese in the European Union totaled 1M tonnes, standing approx. at the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% over the period from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when production volume increased by 8.4% year-to-year. In that year, production of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese attained its peak volume of 1M tonnes, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Production By Country in the EU

The countries with the highest volumes of production of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese in 2018 were Italy (277K tonnes), Germany (208K tonnes) and France (185K tonnes), together accounting for 65% of total production.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of production of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Germany, while production of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Exports in the EU

The exports totaled 359K tonnes in 2018, rising by 4.9% against the previous year. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.0% from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, exports of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese reached their peak figure in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term. In value terms, exports of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese totaled $1.2B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Italy was the largest exporter of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese exported in the European Union, with the volume of exports finishing at 144K tonnes, which was approx. 40% of total exports in 2018. Belgium (53K tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a 15% share, followed by France (9.8%), Austria (9.1%), Germany (5.4%) and the Netherlands (4.6%). Luxembourg (11K tonnes) occupied a minor share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2018, average annual rates of growth with regard to meat, fish and cheese pasta exports from Italy stood at +1.9%. At the same time, Austria (+11.6%), the Netherlands (+10.0%), Germany (+3.0%), Luxembourg (+2.5%) and France (+1.3%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Austria emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the European Union, with a CAGR of +11.6% from 2007-2018. Belgium experienced a relatively flat trend pattern.

In value terms, Italy ($544M) remains the largest meat, fish and cheese pasta supplier in the European Union, comprising 45% of total exports of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Belgium ($159M), with a 13% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with a 8.8% share.

Export Prices by Country

The export price for pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese in the European Union stood at $3,365 per tonne in 2018, going up by 10% against the previous year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($4,021 per tonne), while Luxembourg ($2,304 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Imports in the EU

Stuffed pasta imports in the EU totaled 343K tonnes in 2018, going up by 11% against the previous year. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.2% over the period from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. In value terms, imports of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese totaled $1.1B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Imports by Country

The imports of the three major importers of pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese, namely Germany, France and the UK, represented more than half of total import. It was distantly followed by Belgium (25K tonnes), Spain (25K tonnes), the Netherlands (21K tonnes) and Austria (16K tonnes), together generating a 25% share of total imports. Portugal (14,869 tonnes), Sweden (7,481 tonnes), Denmark (6,532 tonnes), Ireland (6,312 tonnes) and Italy (5,260 tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

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

In value terms, Germany ($194M), France ($187M) and the UK ($136M) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2018, together accounting for 49% of total imports. Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Italy and Ireland lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 42%.

Import Prices by Country

The import price for pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese in the European Union stood at $3,089 per tonne in 2018, rising by 2.4% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price for pasta stuffed with meat, fish and cheese continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in Italy ($3,871 per tonne) and Belgium ($3,628 per tonne), while Germany ($2,609 per tonne) and Ireland ($2,783 per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

quinoa

Rising Demand in the U.S., Canada, and Europe Drives Global Quinoa Exports

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

The global quinoa market revenue amounted to $410M in 2018, rising by 5.1% 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). Overall, quinoa consumption continues to indicate strong growth.

Consumption By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of quinoa consumption in 2018 were Bolivia (40K tonnes), Peru (34K tonnes) and the U.S. (29K tonnes), with a combined 71% share of global consumption.

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

In value terms, the largest quinoa markets worldwide were Bolivia ($114M), Peru ($91M) and the U.S. ($84M), together accounting for 70% of the global market.

In 2018, the highest levels of quinoa per capita consumption was registered in Bolivia (3,578 kg per 1000 persons), followed by Peru (1,057 kg per 1000 persons), Canada (285 kg per 1000 persons) and Australia (109 kg per 1000 persons), while the world average per capita consumption of quinoa was estimated at 19 kg per 1000 persons.

Production 2007-2018

In 2018, the amount of quinoa produced worldwide totaled 167K tonnes, jumping by 9.3% against the previous year. In general, quinoa production continues to indicate a resilient increase. The general positive trend in terms of quinoa output was largely conditioned by prominent growth of the harvested area and a relatively flat trend pattern in yield figures.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of quinoa production in 2018 were Peru (86K tonnes), Bolivia (73K tonnes) and Ecuador (3K tonnes), with a combined 97% share of global production.

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

Harvested Area 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 188K ha of quinoa were harvested worldwide; growing by 8.6% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the quinoa harvested area continues to indicate a resilient increase.

Yield 2007-2018

Global average quinoa yield amounted to 888 kg per ha in 2018, approximately reflecting the previous year. In general, the quinoa yield continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Exports 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 105K tonnes of quinoa were exported worldwide; rising by 8.9% against the previous year. Overall, quinoa exports continue to indicate strong growth. Over the period under review, global quinoa exports attained their peak figure in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term. In value terms, quinoa exports totaled $273M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

Peru was the largest exporter of quinoa exported in the world, with the volume of exports recording 52K tonnes, which was approx. 49% of total exports in 2018. It was distantly followed by Bolivia (33K tonnes) and the Netherlands (6.7K tonnes), together generating a 38% share of total exports. The U.S. (4,434 tonnes), Ecuador (2,250 tonnes), Italy (1,869 tonnes) and France (1,848 tonnes) took a little 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 Italy, while exports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Peru ($126M), Bolivia ($81M) and the Netherlands ($23M) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2018, together comprising 84% of global exports. These countries were followed by the U.S., France, Italy and Ecuador, which together accounted for a further 12%.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average quinoa export price amounted to $2,611 per tonne, declining by -4.4% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the quinoa export price continues to indicate a measured contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 an increase of 39% y-o-y.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was France ($3,748 per tonne), while Ecuador ($1,898 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Imports 2007-2018

Global imports totaled 83K tonnes in 2018, picking up by 10% against the previous year. Overall, quinoa imports continue to indicate a remarkable increase. In value terms, quinoa imports amounted to $211M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Imports by Country

The U.S. represented the major importer of quinoa imported in the world, with the volume of imports finishing at 34K tonnes, which was approx. 40% of total imports in 2018. Canada (10,559 tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total imports with a 13% share, followed by France (11%), the Netherlands (5.6%), Italy (5.4%) and the UK (4.9%). Australia (2,736 tonnes), Israel (1,963 tonnes), Brazil (1,799 tonnes), Chile (1,645 tonnes) and Austria (1,270 tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Imports into the U.S. increased at an average annual rate of +16.2% from 2007 to 2018. At the same time, Italy (+23.6%), the Netherlands (+19.5%), Australia (+17.3%), the UK (+16.7%), Austria (+16.5%), France (+16.3%), Canada (+16.0%), Israel (+15.0%) and Brazil (+13.0%) displayed positive paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($87M) constitutes the largest market for imported quinoa worldwide, comprising 41% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Canada ($29M), with a 14% share of global imports. It was followed by France, with a 10% share.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average import price amounted to $2,533 per tonne, falling by -2.2% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the quinoa import price continues to indicate a noticeable descent.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Austria ($3,385 per tonne), while Italy ($1,656 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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The Growth of the EU Fresh Beef Carcases Market Lost Its Momentum

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Fresh Or Chilled Carcases Of Beef And Veal – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue of the fresh beef carcase market in the European Union amounted to $12.6B in 2018, falling by -3.7% 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). Over the period under review, fresh beef carcass consumption, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The level of fresh beef carcass consumption peaked at $14.6B in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Consumption By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of fresh beef carcase consumption in 2018 were Italy (1M tonnes), Germany (791K tonnes) and Spain (388K tonnes), with a combined 55% share of total consumption. France, the Netherlands, Poland, the UK, Belgium, Ireland, Greece, Portugal and Hungary lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 36%.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of fresh beef carcass consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by the Netherlands, while fresh beef carcass consumption for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest fresh beef carcase markets in the European Union were Italy ($3.8B), Germany ($2.1B) and France ($1.6B), with a combined 59% share of the total market. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, the UK, Spain, Poland, Ireland, Greece, Portugal, Belgium and Hungary, which together accounted for a further 33%.

The countries with the highest levels of fresh beef carcase per capita consumption in 2018 were Ireland (24 kg per person), Italy (17 kg per person) and the Netherlands (17 kg per person).

Market Forecast to 2030

Driven by increasing demand for fresh beef carcase in the European Union, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to accelerate, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +2.2% for the period from 2018 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to 5.1M tonnes by the end of 2030.

Production in the EU

The fresh beef carcase production totalled 4.1M tonnes in 2018, lowering by -10.7% against the previous year. Over the period under review, fresh beef carcase production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of 7.7% y-o-y. In that year, fresh beef carcase production reached its peak volume of 4.6M tonnes. From 2017 to 2018, fresh beef carcase production growth failed to regain its momentum.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of fresh beef carcase production in 2018 were Italy (817K tonnes), Germany (802K tonnes) and Spain (448K tonnes), with a combined 51% share of total production.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of fresh beef carcase production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Germany, while fresh beef carcase production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Exports in the EU

In 2018, approx. 1.2M tonnes of fresh or chilled carcases of beef and veal were exported in the European Union; increasing by 3.5% against the previous year. In general, fresh beef carcase exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. In value terms, fresh beef carcase exports stood at $5.2B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Exports by Country

The exports of the six major exporters of fresh or chilled carcases of beef and veal, namely Poland, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain and Belgium, represented more than two-thirds of total export. It was distantly followed by Italy (59K tonnes), mixing up a 4.9% share of total exports. Ireland (50K tonnes) held a minor 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 Poland, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Poland ($901M), France ($822M) and the Netherlands ($752M) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2018, with a combined 47% share of total exports.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the fresh beef carcase export price in the European Union amounted to $4,312 per tonne, increasing by 3.7% against the previous year. In general, the fresh beef carcase export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, major exporting countries recorded the following prices: in the Netherlands ($5,145 per tonne) and Belgium ($4,824 per tonne), while Italy ($3,720 per tonne) and Poland ($3,967 per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

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

Imports in the EU

The volume of imports amounted to 1.1M tonnes in 2018, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. Over the period under review, fresh beef carcase imports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. In value terms, fresh beef carcase imports stood at $4.9B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Imports by Country

Italy (247K tonnes) and the Netherlands (244K tonnes) represented roughly 45% of total imports of fresh or chilled carcases of beef and veal in 2018. Germany (129K tonnes) held the next position in the ranking, followed by France (84K tonnes), Greece (82K tonnes), Portugal (61K tonnes) and Spain (56K tonnes). All these countries together took approx. 38% 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 the Netherlands, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Italy ($1.3B), the Netherlands ($887M) and Germany ($563M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2018, with a combined 56% share of total imports.

Import Prices by Country

The fresh beef carcase import price in the European Union stood at $4,500 per tonne in 2018, going up by 5.3% against the previous year. In general, the fresh beef carcase import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The level of import price peaked at $5,077 per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in Spain ($5,325 per tonne) and Italy ($5,290 per tonne), while the Netherlands ($3,637 per tonne) and Germany ($4,352 per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform