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Africa: Meat And Poultry Market Overview 2021

Meat And Poultry Market Size in Africa

The African meat and poultry market expanded to $X in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Meat And Poultry Production in Africa

In value terms, meat and poultry production rose remarkably to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. The level of production peaked in 2020 and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

The countries with the highest volumes of meat and poultry production in 2020 were South Africa (X tonnes), Egypt (X tonnes) and Sudan (X tonnes), together comprising X% of total production. Nigeria, Morocco, Chad, Algeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mali and Uganda lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Malawi, while meat and poultry production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In 2020, the average meat and poultry yield in Africa reached X kg per X heads, almost unchanged from the year before. Overall, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of yield peaked at X kg per X heads in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, the yield remained at a lower figure.

In 2020, the number of animals slaughtered for meat and poultry production in Africa rose modestly to X heads, with an increase of X% on the previous year's figure. This number increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of producing animals peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of meat and poultry production in 2020 were South Africa (X tonnes), Egypt (X tonnes) and Sudan (X tonnes), together accounting for X% of total production. Nigeria, Morocco, Chad, Algeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mali and Uganda lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Malawi, while meat and poultry production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Meat And Poultry Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2020, meat and poultry exports in Africa skyrocketed to X tonnes, with an increase of X% compared with 2019 figures. Total exports indicated a moderate increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, meat and poultry exports expanded markedly to $X in 2020. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. from 2011 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

South Africa was the major exporting country with an export of around X tonnes, which accounted for X% of total exports. Ethiopia (X tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a X% share, followed by Benin (X%), Namibia (X%), Sudan (X%), Kenya (X%) and Botswana (X%).

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to meat and poultry exports from South Africa stood at +X%. At the same time, Benin (+X%), Kenya (+X%), Ethiopia (+X%) and Sudan (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Benin emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. By contrast, Botswana (-X%) and Namibia (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. South Africa (+X p.p.), Ethiopia (+X p.p.), Benin (+X p.p.), Kenya (+X p.p.) and Sudan (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while Botswana and Namibia saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2020, respectively.

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

In South Africa, meat and poultry exports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Ethiopia (+X% per year) and Sudan (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the meat and poultry export price in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, falling by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price recorded a slight descent. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Ethiopia ($X per tonne), while Benin ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Ethiopia, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Meat And Poultry Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2020, purchases abroad of meat and poultry decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. Total imports indicated a modest increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, imports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, meat and poultry imports dropped remarkably to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, South Africa (X tonnes), distantly followed by Ghana (X tonnes), Angola (X tonnes), Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tonnes), Egypt (X tonnes) and Congo (X tonnes) were the major importers of meat and poultry, together constituting X% of total imports. Gabon (X tonnes), Benin (X tonnes), Libya (X tonnes), Guinea (X tonnes), Liberia (X tonnes), Mozambique (X tonnes) and Algeria (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

South Africa experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of imports of meat and poultry. At the same time, Guinea (+X%), Mozambique (+X%), Liberia (+X%), Congo (+X%), Ghana (+X%), Democratic Republic of the Congo (+X%) and Gabon (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Guinea emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. Benin, Angola and Libya experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Algeria (-X%) and Egypt (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2020, the share of Ghana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo and Guinea increased by +X%, +X%, +X% and +X% percentage points, while Algeria (-X p.p.), Angola (-X p.p.), South Africa (-X p.p.) and Egypt (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest meat and poultry importing markets in Africa were South Africa ($X), Egypt ($X) and Ghana ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Algeria, Libya, Congo, Gabon, Benin, Mozambique, Guinea and Liberia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to 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 2020, the meat and poultry import price in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price showed a mild setback. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Algeria, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for meat and poultry in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of meat and poultry consumption in 2020 were South Africa (3.9M tonnes), Egypt (2.6M tonnes) and Sudan (1.5M tonnes), together comprising 34% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Morocco, Nigeria, Algeria, Chad, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Ghana and Angola, which together accounted for a further 37%.
What are the largest producers of meat and poultry in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of meat and poultry production in 2020 were South Africa (3.5M tonnes), Egypt (2.4M tonnes) and Sudan (1.6M tonnes), with a combined 35% share of total production. These countries were followed by Nigeria, Morocco, Chad, Algeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mali and Uganda, which together accounted for a further 40%.
What are the leading exporters of meat and poultry in Africa?
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In value terms, South Africa ($250M) remains the largest meat and poultry supplier in Africa, comprising 43% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Ethiopia ($109M), with a 19% share of total exports. It was followed by Sudan, with a 9.9% share.
What are the leading importers of meat and poultry in Africa?
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In value terms, South Africa ($419M), Egypt ($338M) and Ghana ($226M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together accounting for 40% of total imports. Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Algeria, Libya, Congo, Gabon, Benin, Mozambique, Guinea and Liberia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 40%.
What is the average export price for meat and poultry in Africa?
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The meat and poultry export price in Africa stood at $3,076 per tonne in 2020, waning by -9.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for meat and poultry in Africa?
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The meat and poultry import price in Africa stood at $1,171 per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -14% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1108 - Meat of asses
• FCL 1089 - Meat of pigeons and other birds nes
• FCL 947 - Buffalo meat
• FCL 1127 - Meat of camels
• FCL 867 - Meat of cattle
• FCL 870 - Meat of cattle, boneless
• FCL 1058 - Chicken meat
• FCL 1069 - Duck meat
• FCL 1017 - Goat meat
• FCL 1073 - Goose meat
• FCL 1097 - Horse meat
• FCL 1111 - Meat of mules
• FCL 1158 - Meat of other domestic camelids
• FCL 1151 - Meat of other domestic rodents
• FCL 1035 - Pig meat
• FCL 1141 - Rabbit meat
• FCL 977 - Meat of sheep
• FCL 1080 - Turkey meat

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the meat and poultry 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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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
PRODUCING ANIMALS AND YIELD 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
• 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 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:
Producing Animals, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2020
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 19:
Producing Animals, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Producing Animals, By Country, 2020
Figure 24:
Producing Animals, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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