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Africa: Plantain Market Overview 2019

Plantain Market Size in Africa

The revenue of the plantain market in Africa amounted to $X in 2018, approximately mirroring 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 remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the plantain market reached its peak figure level at $X in 2017, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Plantain Production in Africa

In value terms, plantain production stood at $X in 2018 estimated in export prices. In general, plantain production continues to indicate a drastic decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017, with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, plantain production reached its maximum level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, production remained at a lower figure.

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.

In 2018, average plantain yield in Africa totaled X tonne per ha, leveling off at the previous year. Over the period under review, plantain yield, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016, when the yield increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the plantain yield reached its peak figure level at X tonne per ha in 2009; however, from 2010 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, the total area harvested in terms of plantains production in Africa totaled X ha, going up by X% against the previous year. The harvested area 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 pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, when the harvested area increased by X% y-o-y. The figure of plantain harvested area peaked at X ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, harvested area failed to regain its momentum.

Plantain Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2018, the amount of plantains exported in Africa amounted to X tonnes, lowering by -X% against the previous year. In general, plantain exports continue to indicate a perceptible decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013, when the exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, plantain exports reached their peak figure at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, exports failed to regain their momentum.

In value terms, plantain exports stood at $X in 2018. Overall, plantain exports continue to indicate a deep contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014, with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of exports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports failed to regain their momentum.

Exports by Country

Mozambique (X tonnes) and Cote d'Ivoire (X tonnes) represented the largest exporters of plantains in 2018, resulting at approx. X% and X% of total exports, respectively. Sudan (X tonnes) occupied the next position in the ranking, followed by South Africa (X tonnes). All these countries together occupied near X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Ethiopia (X tonnes), Cameroon (X tonnes) and Ghana (X tonnes) together made up X% 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) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2018, together comprising X% of total exports. South Africa, Cameroon, Ethiopia and Ghana lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X terms of the main exporting countries, Ethiopia experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to exports, over the last decade, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The plantain export price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2018, rising by X% against the previous year. Overall, the plantain export price, however, continues to indicate a temperate deduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016, when the export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the export prices for plantains attained their peak figure at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest export price was Cameroon ($X per tonne), while Ethiopia ($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 Ethiopia, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Plantain Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2018, approx. X tonnes of plantains were imported in Africa; going up by X% against the previous year. The total imports indicated a remarkable growth 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 plantain imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013, when the imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, plantain imports attained their peak figure in 2018, and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, plantain imports stood at $X in 2018. The total import 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 over the period under review. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017, with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of imports peaked in 2018, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

In 2018, South Africa (X tonnes) represented the main importer for plantains, creating X% of total imports. Senegal (X tonnes) took the second position in the ranking, followed by Mali (X tonnes). All these countries together held approx. X% share of total imports. Botswana (X tonnes) and Algeria (X tonnes) took a relatively small share of total imports.

Imports into South Africa increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2018. 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. From 2007 to 2018, the share of Algeria increased by X% percentage points, while Mali (-X%), Senegal (-X%) and South Africa (-X%) saw their share reduced. 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.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of value in South Africa stood at +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Senegal (+X% per year) and Botswana (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the plantain import price in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the plantain import price continues to indicate a noticeable drop. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015, when the import price increased by X% year-to-year. The level of import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest import 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 import 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 2025.


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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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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