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Africa: Potato Chips Market Overview 2021

Potato Chips Market Size in Africa

After four years of growth, the African potato chips market decreased by -X% to $X in 2020. 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 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2019, and then reduced in the following year.

Potato Chips Production in Africa

In value terms, potato chips production declined modestly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output 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 pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $X in 2019, and then fell slightly in the following year.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of potato chips production in 2020 were Ethiopia (X tonnes), Nigeria (X tonnes) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production. These countries were followed by Egypt, Tanzania, South Africa, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Algeria, Mozambique, Madagascar and Ghana, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Ghana, while potato chips production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Potato Chips Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2020, the amount of potato chips exported in Africa reduced to X tonnes, waning by -X% compared with 2019 figures. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% 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 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2019, and then reduced in the following year.

In value terms, potato chips exports declined slightly to $X in 2020. Total exports indicated a temperate increase from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

The biggest shipments were from South Africa (X tonnes) and Egypt (X tonnes), together resulting at X% of total export.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Egypt.

In value terms, Egypt ($X) and South Africa ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, together comprising X% of total exports.

Egypt saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review.

Export Prices by Country

The potato chips export price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2020, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Egypt ($X per tonne), while South Africa amounted to $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Egypt.

Potato Chips Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2020, overseas purchases of potato chips decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2017, thus ending a two-year rising trend. Total imports indicated a measured 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 increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2019, and then declined in the following year.

In value terms, potato chips imports fell slightly to $X in 2020. Total imports indicated a pronounced expansion from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of import peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

Nigeria represented the key importing country with an import of about X tonnes, which accounted for X% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Namibia (X tonnes), Algeria (X tonnes), Botswana (X tonnes), Libya (X tonnes), Morocco (X tonnes) and Swaziland (X tonnes), together mixing up a X% share of total imports. South Africa (X tonnes), Mauritius (X tonnes), Lesotho (X tonnes), Mozambique (X tonnes), Sierra Leone (X tonnes) and Zambia (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to potato chips imports into Nigeria stood at +X%. At the same time, Lesotho (+X%), Algeria (+X%), Swaziland (+X%), Mauritius (+X%), Libya (+X%), Zambia (+X%), Mozambique (+X%), Namibia (+X%), Botswana (+X%), South Africa (+X%), Morocco (+X%) and Sierra Leone (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Lesotho emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. Algeria (+X p.p.), Swaziland (+X p.p.), Lesotho (+X p.p.), Libya (+X p.p.) and Namibia (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while Nigeria saw its share reduced by -X% from 2007 to 2020, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

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

In Nigeria, potato chips imports expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Libya (+X% per year) and Morocco (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The potato chips import price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the import price increased by X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Libya, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for potato chips in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of potato chips consumption in 2020 were Ethiopia (249K tonnes), Nigeria (229K tonnes) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (171K tonnes), together accounting for 28% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Egypt, Tanzania, Sudan, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Algeria, Mozambique, Madagascar and Ghana, which together accounted for a further 41%.
What are the largest producers of potato chips in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of potato chips production in 2020 were Ethiopia (249K tonnes), Nigeria (218K tonnes) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (170K tonnes), together accounting for 27% of total production. These countries were followed by Egypt, Tanzania, South Africa, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Algeria, Mozambique, Madagascar and Ghana, which together accounted for a further 42%.
What are the leading exporters of potato chips in Africa?
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In value terms, the largest potato chips supplying countries in Africa were Egypt ($26M) and South Africa ($25M), with a combined 96% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of potato chips in Africa?
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In value terms, Nigeria ($35M) constitutes the largest market for imported potato chips in Africa, comprising 34% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Libya ($7.8M), with a 7.7% share of total imports. It was followed by Morocco, with a 7.1% share.
What is the average export price for potato chips in Africa?
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The potato chips export price in Africa stood at $2,864 per tonne in 2020, growing by 5.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for potato chips in Africa?
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In 2020, the potato chips import price in Africa amounted to $2,873 per tonne, increasing by 5.8% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10311460 - Potatoes prepared or preserved, including crisps (excluding frozen, dried, by vinegar or acetic acid, in the form of flour, m eal or flakes)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the potato chips 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:
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Réunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Western Sahara
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe

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 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
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
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
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
• 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 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:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
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 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:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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