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Argentina: Potato Market Overview 2021

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Potato Market Size in Argentina

The Argentinian potato market contracted slightly to $X in 2020, approximately mirroring the previous year. In general, consumption recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Potato consumption peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Potato Production in Argentina

In value terms, potato production contracted modestly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, production failed to regain the momentum.

The average yield of potatoes in Argentina was estimated at X tonnes per ha in 2020, remaining constant against 2019. In general, the yield continues to indicate modest growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The potato yield peaked in 2020 and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The potato harvested area in Argentina was estimated at X ha in 2020, standing approx. at the year before. Over the period under review, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The potato harvested area peaked at X ha in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.

Potato Exports

Exports from Argentina

In 2020, overseas shipments of potatoes increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. Over the period under review, exports posted a strong increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, potato exports soared to $X in 2020. In general, exports showed a resilient increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Paraguay (X tonnes), Brazil (X tonnes) and Uruguay (X tonnes) were the main destinations of potato exports from Argentina, together comprising X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Paraguay, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Brazil ($X), Paraguay ($X) and Uruguay ($X) were the largest markets for potato exported from Argentina worldwide, together accounting for X% of total exports.

Among the main countries of destination, Paraguay 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

In 2020, the average potato export price amounted to $X per tonne, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. In general, the export price continues to indicate a slight decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Uruguay ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Paraguay ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Uruguay, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Potato Imports

Imports into Argentina

In 2020, overseas purchases of potatoes decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after five years of growth. Overall, imports faced a deep reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, potato imports reduced markedly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a abrupt downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Brazil (X tonnes) was the main potato supplier to Argentina, with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Chile (X tonnes), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Brazil totaled -X%.

In value terms, Brazil ($X) constituted the largest supplier of potato to Argentina, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Brazil stood at -X%.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average potato import price amounted to $X per tonne, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a buoyant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2019 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Chile ($X per tonne), while the price for Brazil totaled $X per tonne.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for potatoes in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of potato consumption was China (189M tonnes), comprising approx. 40% of total volume. Moreover, potato consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (52M tonnes), fourfold. Russia (22M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.6% share.
What are the largest producers of potatoes in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of potato production was China (189M tonnes), accounting for 40% of total volume. Moreover, potato production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (53M tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Russia (22M tonnes), with a 4.6% share.
What are the leading suppliers of potatoes to Argentina?
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In value terms, Brazil ($103K) constituted the largest supplier of potato to Argentina, comprising 91% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($5.6K), with a 4.9% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of potatoes from Argentina?
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In value terms, Brazil ($4.8M), Paraguay ($2.9M) and Uruguay ($1M) appeared to be the largest markets for potato exported from Argentina worldwide, together comprising 96% of total exports.
What is the average export price for potatoes in Argentina?
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In 2020, the average potato export price amounted to $125 per tonne, remaining constant against the previous year.
What is the average import price for potatoes in Argentina?
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In 2020, the average potato import price amounted to $521 per tonne, surging by 42% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 116 - Potatoes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the potato market in Argentina. 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:
• Argentina

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Argentina
• 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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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, HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Yield And Growth
Figure 15:
Exports And Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports And Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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