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Africa: Market for Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers 2022

Market Size for Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers in Africa

The African sanitary towel and diaper market contracted to $X in 2021, reducing by -X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2015 to 2021, the growth of the market failed to regain momentum.

Production of Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers in Africa

In value terms, sanitary towel and diaper production reduced modestly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the production volume increased by X%. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2015 to 2021, production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were Nigeria (X tons), Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tons) and Egypt (X tons), with a combined X% share of total production. These countries were followed by Ethiopia, Tanzania, Algeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Morocco, Somalia and Madagascar, which together accounted for a further X 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of production, amongst the key producing countries, was attained by Somalia (with a CAGR of +X%), while production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Exports of Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers

Exports in Africa

In 2021, approx. X tons of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers were exported in Africa; picking up by X% against the previous year. Total exports indicated a remarkable increase from 2012 to 2021: its volume 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. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The volume of export peaked in 2021 and is likely to continue growth in years to come.

In value terms, sanitary towel and diaper exports expanded sharply to $X in 2021. Total exports indicated a strong expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine years. 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. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when exports increased by X%. The level of export peaked at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Egypt (X tons) and South Africa (X tons) represented the main exporters of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in 2021, recording near X% and X% of total exports, respectively. Tunisia (X tons) held the next position in the ranking, distantly followed by Tanzania (X tons) and Kenya (X tons). All these countries together took approx. X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Senegal (X tons) and Cote d'Ivoire (X tons) - each recorded a X% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the leading exporting countries, was attained by Tanzania (with a CAGR of +X%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Egypt ($X) remains the largest sanitary towel and diaper supplier in Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by South Africa ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Tunisia, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Egypt amounted to +X%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: South Africa (+X% per year) and Tunisia (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The export price in Africa stood at $X per ton in 2021, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price showed a slight setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, the export price reached the peak level of $X per ton. From 2018 to 2021, the the export prices failed to regain momentum.

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

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

Imports of Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers

Imports in Africa

After two years of decline, supplies from abroad of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers increased by X% to X tons in 2021. The total import 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 throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when imports increased by X%. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at X tons in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, sanitary towel and diaper imports declined slightly to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, imports reached the peak of $X. From 2015 to 2021, the growth of imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, South Africa (X tons), distantly followed by Libya (X tons), Morocco (X tons), Kenya (X tons) and Nigeria (X tons) represented the key importers of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers, together mixing up X% of total imports. The following importers - Ghana (X tons), Zambia (X tons), Cameroon (X tons), Mozambique (X tons), Sudan (X tons), Somalia (X tons), Guinea (X tons) and Namibia (X tons) - together made up X% of total imports.

Imports into South Africa increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Somalia (+X%), Zambia (+X%), Guinea (+X%), Mozambique (+X%), Cameroon (+X%), Kenya (+X%), Sudan (+X%), Morocco (+X%), Namibia (+X%) and Nigeria (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Somalia emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. Libya experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Ghana (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2012 to 2021, the share of Kenya, Morocco, Zambia, Somalia, Guinea, Cameroon, Mozambique and Sudan increased by +X, +X, +X, +X, +X, +X, +X and +X percentage points, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, South Africa ($X), Morocco ($X) and Libya ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Sudan, Cameroon, Mozambique, Guinea, Namibia, Somalia and Zambia, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main importing countries, Somalia, with a CAGR of +X%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in Africa amounted to $X per ton, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price showed a noticeable shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 an increase of X%. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per ton. From 2015 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 Kenya ($X per ton), while Zambia ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

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

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 sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ethiopia, together comprising 32% of total consumption. Egypt, Tanzania, South Africa, Algeria, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Morocco, Somalia and Madagascar lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 36%.
What are the largest producers of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Egypt, with a combined 33% share of total production. Ethiopia, Tanzania, Algeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Morocco, Somalia and Madagascar lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 36%.
What are the leading exporters of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in Africa?
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In value terms, Egypt remains the largest sanitary towel and diaper supplier in Africa, comprising 52% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by South Africa, with a 24% share of total exports. It was followed by Tunisia, with a 14% share.
What are the leading importers of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in Africa?
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In value terms, the largest sanitary towel and diaper importing markets in Africa were South Africa, Morocco and Libya, with a combined 31% share of total imports. Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Sudan, Cameroon, Mozambique, Guinea, Namibia, Somalia and Zambia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 37%.
What is the average export price for sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in Africa?
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In 2021, the export price in Africa amounted to $3,217 per ton, shrinking by -8.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in Africa?
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In 2021, the import price in Africa amounted to $2,763 per ton, waning by -6.6% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for sanitary towel and diaper 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.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 13922993 - Sanitary towels, tampons and similar article of textile materials (excluding wadding)
• Prodcom 13922997 - Napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar article of textile materials (excluding wadding)
• Prodcom 17221210 - Sanitary towels and tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar sanitary articles, of wadding
• Prodcom 17221220 - Sanitary towels, tampons and similar articles of paper pulp, p aper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres
• Prodcom 17221230 - Napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar sanitary articles of paper pulp, paper, cellulose wadding or webs of excluding toilet paper, sanitary towels, tampons and similar articles
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
• Reunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• South Sudan
• 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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
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

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 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:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
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:
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, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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