U.S. - Tea - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Article Publishing Date: Jul 27, 2022

Tea Price per Ton May 2022

U.S. Tea Price per Ton May 2022

In May 2022, the tea price per ton amounted to $4,282 (CIF, US), rising by 3.7% against the previous month. Over the period under review, the import price, however, recorded a noticeable decrease. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in Feb 2022 an increase of 6.3% against the previous month. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $4,994 per ton. From Mar 2022 to May 2022, the average import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In May 2022, the country with the highest price was Japan ($33,500 per ton), while the price for Argentina ($1,285 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From Jan 2022 to May 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by India (+10.2%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

U.S. Tea Price per Ton May 2022 - IndexBox
U.S. Tea Price per Ton May 2022 - IndexBox

U.S. Tea Imports

For the third month in a row, the United States recorded growth in purchases abroad of tea, which increased by 13% to 13K tons in May 2022. In general, total imports indicated prominent growth from Jan 2022 to May 2022. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on May 2022 figures, imports increased by +102.1% against Feb 2022 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in Mar 2022 when imports increased by 43% m-o-m. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure in May 2022 and are expected to retain growth in months to come.

In value terms, tea imports surged to $54M (IndexBox estimates) in May 2022. Over the period under review, total imports indicated buoyant growth from Jan 2022 to May 2022. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on May 2022 figures, imports increased by +73.3% against Feb 2022 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in Mar 2022 with an increase of 42% month-to-month. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in May 2022 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

U.S. Tea Imports by Country

In May 2022, Argentina (4.9K tons) constituted the largest supplier of tea to the United States, accounting for a 39% share of total imports. Moreover, tea imports from Argentina exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, China (1.9K tons), threefold. Malawi (1.1K tons) ranked third in terms of total imports with an 8.8% share.

From Jan 2022 to May 2022, the average monthly growth rate of volume from Argentina stood at +19.3%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average monthly rates of imports growth: China (+9.6% per month) and Malawi (+25.4% per month).

In value terms, Japan ($12M), China ($6.5M) and India ($6.5M) appeared to be the largest tea suppliers to the United States, together accounting for 47% of total imports. Argentina, Sri Lanka, Malawi, Taiwan (Chinese), Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya and Zimbabwe lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 31%.

Among the main suppliers, Kenya, with a CAGR of +31.2%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION, HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Yield And Growth
Figure 15:
Exports And Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports And Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Yield, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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