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Africa: Maize Market 2023

Maize Market Size in Africa

In 2021, the African maize market decreased by -1.5% to $X for the first time since 2017, thus ending a three-year rising trend. Over the period under review, consumption showed a slight setback. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Maize Production in Africa

In value terms, maize production dropped slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production saw a mild reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when the production volume increased by 27% against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2016 to 2021, production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Nigeria (X tons), Ethiopia (X tons) and South Africa (X tons), with a combined 71% share of total production.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Ethiopia (with a CAGR of +2.3%), while production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In 2021, the average maize yield in Africa contracted to X tons per ha, standing approx. at 2020. Over the period under review, the yield, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of 1.3%. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of X tons per ha, leveling off in the following year. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, the harvested area of maize (green) in Africa stood at X ha, stabilizing at 2020 figures. In general, the harvested area recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the harvested area increased by 2% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to maize production attained the maximum at X ha in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Maize Exports

Exports in Africa

Maize exports was estimated at X tons in 2021, surging by 4.1% against the previous year. Overall, exports posted a buoyant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when exports increased by 593% against the previous year. As a result, the exports reached the peak of X tons. From 2015 to 2021, the growth of the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, maize exports stood at $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports recorded a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of 528% against the previous year. As a result, the exports attained the peak of $X. From 2015 to 2021, the growth of the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2021, Ethiopia (X tons) represented the key exporter of maize (green), constituting 34% of total exports. Morocco (X tons) held the second position in the ranking, followed by Senegal (X tons), Kenya (X tons) and South Africa (X tons). All these countries together took approx. 58% share of total exports. The following exporters - Egypt (X tons) and Algeria (X tons) - together made up 5.3% of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Ethiopia (with a CAGR of +78.2%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Ethiopia ($X) remains the largest maize supplier in Africa, comprising 59% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Kenya ($X), with an 18% share of total exports. It was followed by Morocco, with an 8% share.

In Ethiopia, maize exports increased at an average annual rate of +98.1% over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Kenya (+13.3% per year) and Morocco (+11.9% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Africa amounted to $X per ton, almost unchanged from the previous year. In general, the export price saw a buoyant increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2019 when the export price increased by 37%. The level of export peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was Ethiopia ($X per ton), while Algeria ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Ethiopia (+11.2%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Maize Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2021, approx. X tons of maize (green) were imported in Africa; reducing by -20.1% compared with the previous year's figure. Overall, imports saw a noticeable setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 with an increase of 41%. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tons. From 2020 to 2021, the growth of imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, maize imports rose modestly to $X in 2021. In general, imports saw a deep downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when imports increased by 176%. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

Imports by Country

Somalia (X tons) and Mauritania (X tons) dominates imports structure, together comprising 84% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Botswana (X tons), making up a 5.3% share of total imports. Djibouti (X tons) took a minor share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Djibouti (with a CAGR of +56.8%), while imports for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

In value terms, Somalia ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported maize (green) in Africa, comprising 88% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Djibouti ($X), with a 2.7% share of total imports. It was followed by Mauritania, with a 1.8% share.

In Somalia, maize imports decreased by an average annual rate of -8.2% over the period from 2012-2021. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Djibouti (+57.7% per year) and Mauritania (-2.2% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The import price in Africa stood at $X per ton in 2021, jumping by 28% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, saw a perceptible reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when the import price increased by 96%. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Somalia ($X per ton), while Mauritania ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Mauritania (+1.4%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for maize (green) in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Nigeria, Ethiopia and South Africa, together accounting for 69% of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of maize (green) in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Nigeria, Ethiopia and South Africa, with a combined 71% share of total production.
What are the leading suppliers of maize (green) in Africa?
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In value terms, Ethiopia remains the largest maize supplier in Africa, comprising 59% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Kenya, with an 18% share of total exports. It was followed by Morocco, with an 8% share.
What are the leading importers of maize (green) in Africa?
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In value terms, Somalia constitutes the largest market for imported maize green) in Africa, comprising 88% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Djibouti, with a 2.7% share of total imports. It was followed by Mauritania, with a 1.8% share.
What is the average export price for maize (green) in Africa?
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In 2021, the export price in Africa amounted to $2,920 per ton, almost unchanged from the previous year.
What is the average import price for maize (green) in Africa?
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The import price in Africa stood at $2,673 per ton in 2021, growing by 28% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the maize 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 446 - Green Corn (Maize)
Country coverage:
• 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
• Guinea-Bissau
• Lesotho
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mayotte
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Reunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• South Sudan
• Swaziland
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Western Sahara
• Zambia

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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
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
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

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 VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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 2012–2022
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
• Reunion
• 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 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2022
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
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:
Yield And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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