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Africa: Pulses Market 2022

Pulses Market Size in Africa

The African pulses market fell to $X in 2021, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Overall, consumption, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2018 to 2021, the growth of the market failed to regain momentum.

Pulses Production in Africa

In value terms, pulses production reduced modestly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2018 to 2021, production growth remained at a lower figure.

The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Nigeria (X tons), Ethiopia (X tons) and Niger (X tons), with a combined X% share of total production. Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Uganda, Cameroon, Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Burundi (with a CAGR of +X%), while production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The average pulses yield fell slightly to X kg per ha in 2021, which is down by -X% against the previous year. In general, the yield continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of yield peaked at X kg per ha in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the yield failed to regain momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, approx. X ha of pulses were harvested in Africa; increasing by X% against 2020 figures. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. The level of harvested area peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Pulses Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2021, shipments abroad of pulses increased by X% to X tons for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The volume of export peaked at X tons in 2018; afterwards, it flattened through to 2021.

In value terms, pulses exports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Total exports indicated a buoyant expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2019 indices. As a result, the exports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Tanzania represented the key exporter of pulses in Africa, with the volume of exports amounting to X tons, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2021. Mozambique (X tons) took the second position in the ranking, followed by Ethiopia (X tons), Egypt (X tons), Malawi (X tons) and Kenya (X tons). All these countries together took near X% share of total exports. Sudan (X tons) and Madagascar (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to pulses exports from Tanzania stood at +X%. At the same time, Mozambique (+X%), Kenya (+X%), Sudan (+X%), Egypt (+X%) and Madagascar (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Mozambique emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. By contrast, Malawi (-X%) and Ethiopia (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2012 to 2021, the share of Tanzania, Mozambique and Kenya increased by +X, +X and +X percentage points, respectively. Malawi (-X p.p.) and Ethiopia (-X p.p.) saw their shares reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Tanzania ($X), Egypt ($X) and Ethiopia ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Mozambique, Malawi, Kenya, Sudan and Madagascar, which together accounted for a further X the main exporting countries, Mozambique, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Africa amounted to $X per ton, increasing by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price saw a slight increase. The level of export peaked at $X per ton in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, the export prices failed to regain momentum.

Prices varied noticeably countryorigin: the country with the highest price was Madagascar ($X per ton), while Tanzania ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Madagascar (+X%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Pulses Imports

Imports in Africa

Pulses imports shrank slightly to X tons in 2021, falling by -X% on 2020 figures. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when imports increased by X%. The volume of import peaked at X tons in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, pulses imports contracted to $X in 2021. Overall, imports, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

Imports by Country

Egypt was the major importer of pulses in Africa, with the volume of imports resulting at X tons, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2021. Algeria (X tons) ranks second in terms of the total imports with a X% share, followed by Sudan (X%) and Kenya (X%). Morocco (X tons), Ethiopia (X tons), South Africa (X tons), Zimbabwe (X tons) and Somalia (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Imports into Egypt increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Morocco (+X%), Somalia (+X%), Zimbabwe (+X%), Sudan (+X%), Ethiopia (+X%) and Algeria (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Morocco emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. Kenya experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, South Africa (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Sudan (+X p.p.) and Morocco (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total imports from 2012-2021, the share of South Africa (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Egypt ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported pulses in Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Algeria ($X), with an X% share of total imports. It was followed by Sudan, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Egypt was relatively modest. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Algeria (-X% per year) and Sudan (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The import price in Africa stood at $X per ton in 2021, approximately reflecting the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, saw a noticeable contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 an increase of X%. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per ton. From 2014 to 2021, the import prices failed to regain momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Algeria ($X per ton), while Kenya ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Somalia (+X%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for pulses in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Nigeria, Niger and Ethiopia, with a combined 41% share of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of pulses in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Nigeria, Ethiopia and Niger, with a combined 43% share of total production. These countries were followed by Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Uganda, Cameroon, Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi, which together accounted for a further 39%.
What are the leading exporters of pulses in Africa?
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In value terms, the largest pulses supplying countries in Africa were Tanzania, Egypt and Ethiopia, together comprising 57% of total exports. Mozambique, Malawi, Kenya, Sudan and Madagascar lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 35%.
What are the leading importers of pulses in Africa?
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In value terms, Egypt constitutes the largest market for imported pulses in Africa, comprising 39% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Algeria, with an 18% share of total imports. It was followed by Sudan, with a 9% share.
What is the average export price for pulses in Africa?
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The export price in Africa stood at $755 per ton in 2021, picking up by 17% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for pulses in Africa?
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The import price in Africa stood at $558 per ton in 2021, standing approx. at the previous year.

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


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• 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

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 2012–2021
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 2012–2021
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 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2021
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
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, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2021
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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