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Africa - Lactose And Lactose Syrup - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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Africa: Lactose Market Overview 2021

Lactose Market Size in Africa

In 2019, the African lactose market increased by X% to $X, rising for the second consecutive year after three years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of consumption peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Lactose Production in Africa

In value terms, lactose production reduced to $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 indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X, and then fell in the following year.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of lactose production in 2019 were Algeria (X tonnes), Somalia (X tonnes) and Niger (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production.

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

Lactose Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2019, shipments abroad of lactose and lactose syrup decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the third consecutive year after three years of growth. Overall, exports saw a abrupt curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, lactose exports dropped significantly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports saw a deep contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

South Africa represented the main exporting country with an export of around X tonnes, which recorded X% of total exports. Swaziland (X tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a X% share, followed by Egypt (X%).

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the leading exporting countries, was attained by Swaziland, while exports for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

In value terms, South Africa ($X) remains the largest lactose supplier in Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Swaziland ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in South Africa stood at -X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Swaziland (+X% per year) and Egypt (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The lactose export price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2019, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price continues to indicate a mild decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the export price increased by X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by South Africa, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Lactose Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2019, purchases abroad of lactose and lactose syrup was finally on the rise to reach X tonnes for the first time since 2016, thus ending a two-year declining trend. 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. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, lactose imports surged to $X in 2019. In general, imports showed a mild contraction. The level of import peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

South Africa was the major importing country with an import of around X tonnes, which amounted to X% of total imports. Egypt (X tonnes) took the second position in the ranking, followed by Algeria (X tonnes). All these countries together took approx. X% share of total imports. Morocco (X tonnes), Tunisia (X tonnes), Nigeria (X tonnes) and Ghana (X tonnes) occupied a minor share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, average annual rates of growth with regard to lactose imports into South Africa stood at +X%. At the same time, Morocco (+X%), Algeria (+X%), Ghana (+X%), Tunisia (+X%) and Egypt (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Morocco emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2019. By contrast, Nigeria (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. South Africa (+X p.p.), Egypt (+X p.p.), Algeria (+X p.p.) and Morocco (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while Nigeria saw its share reduced by -X% from 2007 to 2019, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, South Africa ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported lactose and lactose syrup in Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Egypt ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Algeria, with a X% share.

In South Africa, lactose imports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2019. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Egypt (-X% per year) and Algeria (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the lactose import price in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, stabilizing at the previous year. Overall, the import price saw a perceptible setback. 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 maximum at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Algeria ($X per tonne), while South Africa ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Nigeria, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for lactose and lactose syrup in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lactose consumption in 2019 were South Africa (28K tonnes), Algeria (23K tonnes) and Somalia (19K tonnes), with a combined 60% share of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of lactose and lactose syrup in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lactose production in 2019 were Algeria (21K tonnes), Somalia (19K tonnes) and Niger (13K tonnes), with a combined 60% share of total production.
What are the leading suppliers of lactose and lactose syrup in Africa?
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In value terms, South Africa ($1M) remains the largest lactose supplier in Africa, comprising 72% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Swaziland ($239K), with a 17% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of lactose and lactose syrup in Africa?
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In value terms, South Africa ($19M) constitutes the largest market for imported lactose and lactose syrup in Africa, comprising 55% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Egypt ($5.2M), with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by Algeria, with a 8.3% share.
What is the average export price for lactose and lactose syrup in Africa?
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The lactose export price in Africa stood at $1,617 per tonne in 2019, waning by -6.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for lactose and lactose syrup in Africa?
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In 2019, the lactose import price in Africa amounted to $1,183 per tonne, remaining constant against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10515400 - Lactose and lactose syrup (including chemically pure lactose)

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

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. 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 2007–2020
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 2007–2020
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 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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