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Africa: Maize Market Overview 2020

Maize Market Size in Africa

The revenue of the maize market in Africa amounted to $X in 2018, going up by X% against the previous year. The market value 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 growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of maize consumption peaked in 2018 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Maize Production in Africa

In value terms, maize production amounted to $X in 2018 estimated in export prices. The total output indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2018: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, maize production increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of maize production peaked in 2018 and is likely to see steady 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. These countries were followed by Egypt, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Mali, Kenya, Morocco and Algeria, which together accounted for 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.

In 2018, the average yield of maize in Africa totaled X tonne per ha, picking up 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 relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed over the period under review. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when yield increased by X% against the previous year. The level of maize yield peaked at X tonne per ha in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2018, yield failed to regain its momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The maize harvested area amounted to X ha in 2018, 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 in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of maize harvested area peaked in 2018 and is likely to continue its growth in the near future.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of maize production in 2018 were South Africa (X tonnes), Nigeria (X tonnes) and Ethiopia (X tonnes), together accounting for X% of total production. These countries were followed by Egypt, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Mali, Kenya, Cameroon and Democratic Republic of the Congo, which together accounted for 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.

Maize Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2018, the amount of maize exported in Africa amounted to X tonnes, approximately mirroring the previous year. Overall, maize exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. In that year, maize exports reached their peak of X tonnes. From 2012 to 2018, the growth of maize exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, maize exports totaled $X in 2018. Overall, maize exports continue to indicate a moderate decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. In that year, maize exports reached their peak of $X. From 2012 to 2018, the growth of maize exports failed to regain its momentum.

Exports by Country

South Africa represented the largest exporting country with an export of about X tonnes, which reached X% of total exports. Uganda (X tonnes) took the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by Zambia (X tonnes) and Tanzania (X tonnes). All these countries together held approx. X% share of total exports. Burkina Faso (X tonnes) occupied a relatively small share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2018, average annual rates of growth with regard to maize exports from South Africa stood at -X%. At the same time, Uganda (+X%) and Burkina Faso (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Uganda emerged as the fastest-growing exporter in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2018. Tanzania experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Zambia (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Uganda (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while Zambia and South Africa saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2018, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

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 declined 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, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the maize export price continues to indicate a measured slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, export prices failed to regain their momentum.

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

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

Maize Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2018, the maize imports in Africa amounted to X tonnes, approximately mirroring the previous year. The total imports indicated a buoyant increase from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, maize imports increased by +X% against 2013 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, maize imports reached their maximum in 2018 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, maize imports totaled $X in 2018. The total imports indicated resilient growth from 2007 to 2018: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, maize imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. In that year, maize imports attained their peak of $X. From 2012 to 2018, the growth of maize imports failed to regain its momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2018, Egypt (X tonnes) represented the key importer of maize, constituting X% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Algeria (X tonnes), Morocco (X tonnes) and Tunisia (X tonnes), together achieving a X% share of total imports. Zimbabwe (X tonnes), Libya (X tonnes) and Kenya (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Imports into Egypt increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2018. At the same time, Kenya (+X%), Algeria (+X%), Zimbabwe (+X%), Tunisia (+X%), Libya (+X%) and Morocco (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Kenya emerged as the fastest-growing importer in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2018. Egypt (+X p.p.), Algeria (+X p.p.), Kenya (+X p.p.), Morocco (+X p.p.), Tunisia (+X p.p.) and Zimbabwe (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while 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 rate of growth in terms of value in Egypt totaled +X%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Algeria (+X% per year) and Morocco (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the maize import price in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the maize import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 an increase of X% year-to-year. In that year, the import prices for maize attained their peak level of $X per tonne. From 2012 to 2018, the growth in terms of the import prices for maize remained at a somewhat lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Zimbabwe, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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 2030.



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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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
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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
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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