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Africa: Plantain Market Overview 2020

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Plantain Market Size in Africa

The revenue of the plantain market in Africa amounted to $X in 2018, increasing by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of plantain consumption peaked in 2018 and is likely to continue its growth in the near future.

Plantain Production in Africa

In value terms, plantain production amounted to $X in 2018 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, plantain production attained its maximum level in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the near future.

The countries with the highest volumes of plantain production in 2018 were Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tonnes), Cameroon (X tonnes) and Ghana (X tonnes), together accounting for X% of total production.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of plantain production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Democratic Republic of the Congo, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The average plantain yield amounted to X tonne per ha in 2018, stabilizing at the previous year. Overall, the plantain yield, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when yield increased by X% year-to-year. The level of plantain yield peaked at X tonne per ha in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2018, yield remained at a 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, the total area harvested in terms of plantains production in Africa totaled X ha, increasing 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 over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when harvested area increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to plantain production reached its maximum at X ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, harvested area failed to regain its momentum.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of plantain production in 2018 were Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tonnes), Cameroon (X tonnes) and Ghana (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of plantain production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Democratic Republic of the Congo, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Plantain Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2018, the amount of plantains exported in Africa totaled X tonnes, coming down by -X% against the previous year. In general, plantain exports continue to indicate a deep decline. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, plantain exports attained their maximum at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, plantain exports stood at $X in 2018. Overall, plantain exports continue to indicate an abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of exports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Mozambique (X tonnes) and Cote d'Ivoire (X tonnes) represented roughly X% of total exports of plantains in 2018. It was distantly followed by Sudan (X tonnes) and South Africa (X tonnes), together generating a X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Cameroon (X tonnes) and Ghana (X tonnes) - each amounted to a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Cote d'Ivoire, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Cote d'Ivoire ($X), Sudan ($X) and Mozambique ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2018, with a combined X% share of total exports.

Sudan recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to exports, among the main exporting countries over the last eleven years, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

Export Prices by Country

The plantain export price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2018, picking up by X% against the previous year. In general, the plantain export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export prices for plantains attained their peak figure at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

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

Plantain Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2018, the amount of plantains imported in Africa amounted to X tonnes, surging by X% against the previous year. The total imports indicated a buoyant expansion 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, plantain imports increased by +X% against 2014 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of imports peaked in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, plantain imports amounted to $X in 2018. The total import value 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 2017 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, plantain imports attained their maximum in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

In 2018, South Africa (X tonnes) represented the major importer of plantains, generating X% of total imports. Senegal (X tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total imports with a X% share, followed by Mali (X%). The following importers - Botswana (X tonnes) and Algeria (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2018, average annual rates of growth with regard to plantain imports into South Africa stood at +X%. At the same time, Senegal (+X%) and Mali (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Senegal emerged as the fastest-growing importer in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2018. By contrast, Botswana (-X%) and Algeria (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of South Africa (+X p.p.), Senegal (+X p.p.) and Mali (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total imports from 2007-2018, the share of Algeria (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, South Africa ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported plantains in Africa, comprising X% of total plantain imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Senegal ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Botswana, with a X% share.

In South Africa, plantain imports expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2018. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Senegal (+X% per year) and Botswana (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The plantain import price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2018, waning by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the plantain import price continues to indicate a noticeable curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the import prices for plantains reached their peak figure at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, import prices failed to regain their momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2018, 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.

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This report provides an in-depth analysis of the plantain 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.


Country coverage:
• Angola
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Chad
• Comoros
• Djibouti
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gambia
• Lesotho
• Libya
• Madagascar
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Morocco
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Réunion
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Somalia
• Sudan
• Swaziland
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe
• Western Sahara
• South Sudan

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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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
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 2007–2019
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 2007–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2019
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
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, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2019
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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