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Africa: Rice Paddy Market Overview 2021

Rice Paddy Market Size in Africa

In 2020, the African rice paddy market decreased by -X% to $X for the first time since 2015, thus ending a four-year rising trend. The total consumption indicated buoyant growth from 2007 to 2020: its value 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, consumption increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2019, and then dropped slightly in the following year.

Rice Paddy Production in Africa

In value terms, rice paddy production fell significantly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production enjoyed a prominent increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of production peaked at $X in 2019, and then reduced rapidly in the following year.

The countries with the highest volumes of rice paddy production in 2020 were Nigeria (X tonnes), Egypt (X tonnes) and Madagascar (X tonnes), together comprising X% of total production. Tanzania, Mali, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Ghana and Sierra Leone lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Senegal, while rice paddy production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The average rice paddy yield declined modestly to X tonnes per ha in 2020, remaining constant against the previous year. In general, the yield continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of yield peaked at X tonnes per ha in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, the yield failed to regain the momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, the total area harvested in terms of rice paddy production in Africa amounted to X ha, picking up by X% on 2019 figures. The total harvested area indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2020: its figure 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, rice paddy harvested area increased by +X% against 2009 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. The level of harvested area peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of rice paddy production in 2020 were Nigeria (X tonnes), Egypt (X tonnes) and Madagascar (X tonnes), together comprising X% of total production. Tanzania, Mali, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Ghana and Sierra Leone lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of rice paddy production, amongst the leading producing countries, was attained by Senegal, while rice paddy production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Rice Paddy Exports

Exports in Africa

Rice paddy exports surged to X tonnes in 2020, picking up by X% on 2019. Overall, exports saw a buoyant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, rice paddy exports skyrocketed to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports showed a prominent expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

In 2020, Tanzania (X tonnes) represented the largest exporter of rice paddy, making up X% of total exports. South Africa (X tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a X% share, followed by Kenya (X%) and Burkina Faso (X%). The following exporters - Cote d'Ivoire (X tonnes) and Senegal (X tonnes) - each reached a X% share of total exports.

Exports from Tanzania increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Burkina Faso (+X%), Kenya (+X%), Senegal (+X%), Cote d'Ivoire (+X%) and South Africa (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Burkina Faso emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. While the share of Kenya (+X p.p.), South Africa (+X p.p.), Burkina Faso (+X p.p.) and Cote d'Ivoire (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2007-2020, the share of Tanzania (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest rice paddy supplying countries in Africa were South Africa ($X), Tanzania ($X) and Cote d'Ivoire ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. Burkina Faso, Kenya and Senegal lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X terms of the main exporting countries, Senegal recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to 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

The rice paddy export price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2020, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

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

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

Rice Paddy Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of rice paddy were imported in Africa; rising by X% on 2019 figures. Over the period under review, imports posted a strong expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2020 and are likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

In value terms, rice paddy imports soared to $X in 2020. Overall, imports posted a buoyant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

Sudan (X tonnes) and Libya (X tonnes) prevails in rice paddy imports structure, together achieving X% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Uganda (X tonnes), making up a X% share of total imports. Madagascar (X tonnes), Nigeria (X tonnes) and Botswana (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Uganda, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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

In Sudan, rice paddy 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 Botswana (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The rice paddy import price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for rice paddy in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of rice paddy consumption in 2020 were Nigeria (9.2M tonnes), Egypt (6.7M tonnes) and Madagascar (4.3M tonnes), with a combined 48% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by Tanzania, Mali, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Ghana and Sierra Leone, which together accounted for a further 41%.
What are the largest producers of rice paddy in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of rice paddy production in 2020 were Nigeria (9.1M tonnes), Egypt (6.7M tonnes) and Madagascar (4.3M tonnes), with a combined 49% share of total production. Tanzania, Mali, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Ghana and Sierra Leone lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 41%.
What are the leading exporters of rice paddy in Africa?
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In value terms, the largest rice paddy supplying countries in Africa were South Africa ($2.5M), Tanzania ($1.8M) and Cote d'Ivoire ($713K), with a combined 77% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Burkina Faso, Kenya and Senegal, which together accounted for a further 19%.
What are the leading importers of rice paddy in Africa?
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In value terms, Sudan ($46M) constitutes the largest market for imported rice paddy in Africa, comprising 51% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Libya ($22M), with a 24% share of total imports. It was followed by Botswana, with a 3.9% share.
What is the average export price for rice paddy in Africa?
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In 2020, the rice paddy export price in Africa amounted to $374 per tonne, shrinking by -44.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for rice paddy in Africa?
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The rice paddy import price in Africa stood at $456 per tonne in 2020, which is down by -6.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 27 - Rice, paddy

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the rice paddy 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. 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
HARVESTED AREA 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
• 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:
Harvested Area, 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 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, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 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:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2020
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, 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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