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Africa: Frozen Whole Fish Market Overview 2020

Frozen Whole Fish Market Size in Africa

For the fourth year in a row, the African frozen whole fish market recorded growth in sales value, which increased by X% to $X in 2019. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Frozen Whole Fish Production in Africa

In value terms, frozen whole fish production stood at $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of production peaked in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of frozen whole fish production in 2019 were Morocco (X tonnes), Ethiopia (X tonnes) and Mauritania (X tonnes), together accounting for X% of total production. Senegal, Namibia, Sudan, Angola, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Algeria and Tanzania lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Angola, while frozen whole fish production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Frozen Whole Fish Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2019, overseas shipments of frozen whole fish decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after five years of growth. Total exports indicated temperate growth from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, frozen whole fish exports dropped to $X in 2019. Total exports indicated perceptible growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2018, and then shrank in the following year.

Exports by Country

In 2019, Senegal (X tonnes), Morocco (X tonnes), Mauritania (X tonnes) and Namibia (X tonnes) was the main exporter of frozen whole fish in Africa, comprising X% of total export. Angola (X tonnes) occupied the next position in the ranking, followed by South Africa (X tonnes). All these countries together held approx. X% share of total exports. Mauritius (X tonnes) occupied a relatively small share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Angola, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest frozen whole fish supplying countries in Africa were Mauritania ($X), Namibia ($X) and Senegal ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports. Morocco, South Africa, Mauritius and Angola lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The frozen whole fish export price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2019, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2011 to 2019, the growth in terms of the export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was South Africa ($X per tonne), while Angola ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Namibia, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Frozen Whole Fish Imports

Imports in Africa

Frozen whole fish imports surged to X tonnes in 2019, growing by X% on 2018. Total imports indicated a moderate expansion from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2008 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The volume of import peaked in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

In value terms, frozen whole fish imports amounted to $X in 2019. Total imports indicated a pronounced expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

The purchases of the three major importers of frozen whole fish, namely Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire and Egypt, represented more than half of total import. Ghana (X tonnes) held the next position in the ranking, followed by South Africa (X tonnes) and Mauritius (X tonnes). All these countries together held approx. X% share of total imports. The following importers - Zambia (X tonnes), Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tonnes), Cameroon (X tonnes), Benin (X tonnes), Senegal (X tonnes) and Seychelles (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Zambia, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest frozen whole fish importing markets in Africa were Egypt ($X), Cote d'Ivoire ($X) and Nigeria ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Mauritius, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, Benin, Seychelles, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Senegal, which together accounted for a further X saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the frozen whole fish import price in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price continues to indicate a slight slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Seychelles ($X per tonne), while Nigeria ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Senegal, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for frozen whole fish in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of frozen whole fish consumption in 2019 were Nigeria (565K tonnes), Cote d'Ivoire (536K tonnes) and Egypt (466K tonnes), together comprising 37% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, South Africa, Zambia, Sudan, Kenya, Mauritius and Benin, which together accounted for a further 32%.
What are the largest producers of frozen whole fish in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of frozen whole fish production in 2019 were Morocco (285K tonnes), Ethiopia (248K tonnes) and Mauritania (225K tonnes), together comprising 32% of total production. Senegal, Namibia, Sudan, Angola, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Algeria and Tanzania lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 45%.
What are the leading exporters of frozen whole fish in Africa?
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In value terms, the largest frozen whole fish supplying countries in Africa were Mauritania ($319M), Namibia ($275M) and Senegal ($263M), with a combined 51% share of total exports. Morocco, South Africa, Mauritius and Angola lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 33%.
What are the leading importers of frozen whole fish in Africa?
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In value terms, Egypt ($606M), Cote d'Ivoire ($521M) and Nigeria ($452M) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, together comprising 48% of total imports. Mauritius, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, Benin, Seychelles, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Senegal lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 37%.
What is the average export price for frozen whole fish in Africa?
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In 2019, the frozen whole fish export price in Africa amounted to $1,377 per tonne, dropping by -10.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for frozen whole fish in Africa?
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In 2019, the frozen whole fish import price in Africa amounted to $1,073 per tonne, with a decrease of -5.7% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10201330 - Frozen whole salt water fish
• Prodcom 10201360 - Frozen whole fresh water fish
• Prodcom 10201600 - Frozen fish livers and roes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the frozen whole fish market in Africa. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• Angola
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Ghana
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Kenya
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Libya
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Morocco
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Réunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• Sudan
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Western Sahara
• South Sudan

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Africa, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Africa
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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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

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
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 VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Algeria
• Angola
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Egypt
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Ghana
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Kenya
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Libya
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Morocco
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Nigeria
• Réunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• South Africa
• Sudan
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Western Sahara
• South Sudan
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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