IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Spain – Oranges – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
Throughout January-September 2021, Spain exported 1.09M tonnes of oranges, which was -8% less than in the same period last year. In value terms, the supplies abroad rose by +1% to $1.04B due to increasing prices. This year, the average export price for Spanish oranges grew steadily from $0.9 per kg in January to $1.3 per kg in September. Spain remains the leading supplier worldwide, accounting for 26% of global export volume. Germany, France and Italy are the major importers of Spanish oranges.
Spain’s Orange Exports by Country
From January to September 2021, Spain’s orange exports totaled 1.09M tonnes, reducing by -8% compared to the same period in 2020. This trend will shape a noticeable annual reduction if it persists through the year-end. In monetary terms, the supplies abroad reached $1.04B, a 1%-increase compared to the previous year’s figures. Over this year, the average export price grew from $0.9 per kg in January to $1.3 per kg in September.
In 2020, the amount of oranges exported from Spain declined to 1.6M tonnes, waning by -6.7% against 2019. In value terms, the supplies surged to $1.4B (IndexBox estimates).
Germany (448K tonnes), France (380K tonnes) and Italy (128K tonnes) were the main destinations of orange exports from Spain, with a combined 58% share of total exports. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, the UK, Poland, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland and Portugal, which together accounted for a further 27%.
The most notable growth rate in shipments, amongst the leading countries of destination, was attained by Portugal (+11.6% y-o-y), while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
In value terms, the largest markets for orange exported from Spain were Germany ($382M), France ($360M) and Italy ($111M), with a combined 59% share of total exports. The Netherlands, the UK, Poland, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden and Portugal lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 25%.
In 2020, the average orange export price amounted to $883 per tonne, increasing by 25% against the previous year. There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Switzerland ($1,020 per tonne), while the average price for exports to Portugal ($586 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. Over the last year, the most notable growth rate in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Portugal, while the prices for the other significant destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.
Source: IndexBox Platform