Apr 10, 2019

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Africa: Maize Market Overview 2019

Maize Market Size in Africa

The revenue of the maize market in Africa amounted to $X in 2018, growing by X% against the previous year. The total market indicated a measured increase from 2007 to 2018: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, the maize consumption increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the maize market attained its peak figure level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2018, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Maize Production in Africa

In value terms, maize production amounted to $X in 2018 estimated in export prices. The total output indicated a strong growth from 2007 to 2018: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, the maize production increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when the the output figure increased by X% year-to-year. The level of maize production peaked in 2018, and is likely to continue its growth in the near future.

The countries with the highest volumes of maize production in 2018 were South Africa (X tonnes), Nigeria (X tonnes) and Ethiopia (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production. Egypt, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Mali, Kenya, Morocco and Algeria lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of maize production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Mali, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The average maize yield totaled X tonne per ha in 2018, increasing by X% against the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017, with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of maize yield peaked at X tonne per ha in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2018, yield stood at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2018, approx. X ha of maize were harvested in Africa; going up by X% against the previous year. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, when the harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. The figure of maize harvested area peaked in 2018, and is likely to continue its growth in the near future.

Maize Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2018, approx. X tonnes of maize were exported in Africa; declining by -X% against the previous year. In general, maize exports, however, continue to indicate a strong growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009, with an increase of X% year-to-year. In that year, maize exports reached their peak of X tonnes. From 2010 to 2018, the growth of maize exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, maize exports totaled $X in 2018. Over the period under review, maize exports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, with an increase of X% y-o-y. In that year, maize exports attained their peak of $X. From 2012 to 2018, the growth of maize exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

South Africa represented the key exporting country with an export of about X tonnes, which amounted to X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Uganda (X tonnes), creating X% share of total exports. Zambia (X tonnes) and Tanzania (X tonnes) took a minor share of total exports.

Exports from South Africa increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2018. At the same time, Tanzania (+X%) and Uganda (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Tanzania emerged as the fastest growing exporter in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2018. By contrast, Zambia (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Zambia (X%) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global exports, while Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa saw its share reduced by -X%, -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2018, respectively.

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

In South Africa, maize exports shrank by an average annual rate of -X% over the period from 2007-2018. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Uganda (+X% per year) and Zambia (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The maize export price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2018, lowering by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the maize export price continues to indicate a deep descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export prices for maize reached their peak figure at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, export prices failed to regain their momentum.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest export price was Zambia ($X per tonne), while Tanzania ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was attained by Uganda, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Maize Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2018, imports of maize in Africa totaled X tonnes, waning by -X% against the previous year. The total imports indicated a remarkable expansion from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, the maize imports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011, with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, maize imports attained their maximum at X tonnes in 2017, and then declined slightly in the following year.

In value terms, maize imports amounted to $X in 2018. The total imports indicated a tangible increase from 2007 to 2018: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, the maize imports decreased by -X% against 2012 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, when the imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, maize imports attained their maximum at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2018, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Egypt represented the key importer of maize in Africa, with the volume of imports reaching X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2018. It was distantly followed by Algeria (X tonnes), Morocco (X tonnes) and Tunisia (X tonnes), together constituting X% share of total imports. The following importers - Libya (X tonnes), Kenya (X tonnes) and Senegal (X tonnes) together made up X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2018, average annual rates of growth with regard to maize imports into Egypt stood at +X%. At the same time, Senegal (+X%), Libya (+X%), Algeria (+X%), Tunisia (+X%) and Kenya (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Senegal emerged as the fastest growing importer in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2018. Morocco experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. While the share of Tunisia (-X%), Senegal (-X%), Libya (-X%), Algeria (-X%) and Egypt (-X%) decreased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

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

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of value in Egypt totaled +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Algeria (+X% per year) and Morocco (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The maize import price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2018, going up by X% against the previous year. In general, the maize import price, however, continues to indicate a slight shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import prices for maize attained their maximum at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, import prices failed to regain their momentum.

Import prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest import price was Kenya ($X per tonne), while Senegal ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Libya, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
• FCL 56 - Maize

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 2025.



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 2025
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 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 2007–2018
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 2007–2018
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 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2018
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2018
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2018
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:
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, 2007–2018
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2007–2018
Figure 20:
Yield, 2007–2018
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2018
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2018
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2007–2018
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