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Asia: Melon Market 2023

Melon Market Size in Asia

In 2021, the Asian melon market decreased by -0.1% to $X for the first time since 2016, thus ending a four-year rising trend. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +3.9% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2020, and then contracted modestly in the following year.

Melon Production in Asia

In value terms, melon production totaled $X in 2021 estimated in export price. The total production indicated strong growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +6.1% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, production decreased by -0.5% against 2019 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the production volume increased by 53% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

China (X tons) constituted the country with the largest volume of melon production, accounting for 65% of total volume. Moreover, melon production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Turkey (X tons), eightfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by India (X tons), with a 6.2% share.

In China, melon production expanded at an average annual rate of +2.8% over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Turkey (+0.4% per year) and India (+5.7% per year).

The average melon yield stood at X tons per ha in 2021, flattening at the previous year's figure. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +1.1% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of 3.7%. Over the period under review, the melon yield reached the maximum level at X tons per ha in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The melon harvested area shrank slightly to X ha in 2021, which is down by -2.9% against 2020. Over the period under review, the harvested area, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2020 with an increase of 6.2% against the previous year. As a result, the harvested area attained the peak level of X ha, and then contracted modestly in the following year.

Melon Exports

Exports in Asia

In 2021, overseas shipments of melons decreased by -9.1% to X tons for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year rising trend. In general, exports, however, continue to indicate a strong increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when exports increased by 71% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports attained the peak figure at X tons in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, melon exports fell to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, enjoyed buoyant growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of 78%. The level of export peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

China was the main exporter of melons in Asia, with the volume of exports reaching X tons, which was approx. 30% of total exports in 2021. Uzbekistan (X tons) held a 13% share (based on physical terms) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by Jordan (13%), Kazakhstan (12%), Turkey (6.5%) and Iran (6.2%). Afghanistan (X tons) held a relatively small share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to melon exports from China stood at +1.9%. At the same time, Uzbekistan (+38.3%), Jordan (+27.6%), Afghanistan (+23.8%), Turkey (+13.1%), Iran (+12.3%) and Kazakhstan (+11.6%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Uzbekistan emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Asia, with a CAGR of +38.3% from 2012-2021. While the share of Uzbekistan (+13 p.p.), Jordan (+10 p.p.), Kazakhstan (+4.1 p.p.), Turkey (+2.6 p.p.), Afghanistan (+2.4 p.p.) and Iran (+2.3 p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2012-2021, the share of China (-15.5 p.p.) displayed negative dynamics.

In value terms, China ($X) remains the largest melon supplier in Asia, comprising 47% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Kazakhstan ($X), with a 10% share of total exports. It was followed by Jordan, with a 7% share.

In China, melon exports expanded at an average annual rate of +6.8% over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Kazakhstan (+11.3% per year) and Jordan (+28.9% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The export price in Asia stood at $X per ton in 2021, remaining constant against the previous year. Over the last nine-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.6%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 an increase of 24% against the previous year. As a result, the export price attained the peak level of $X per ton. From 2020 to 2021, 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 China ($X per ton), while Uzbekistan ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China (+4.7%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Melon Imports

Imports in Asia

In 2021, the amount of melons imported in Asia surged to X tons, jumping by 17% on the year before. Over the period under review, imports showed noticeable growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when imports increased by 57% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tons in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, melon imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Total imports indicated a perceptible increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +2.7% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +31.2% against 2019 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when imports increased by 31%. The level of import peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Kyrgyzstan (X tons), Hong Kong SAR (X tons) and Saudi Arabia (X tons) was the key importer of melons in Asia, achieving 48% of total import. Singapore (X tons) took the next position in the ranking, followed by Japan (X tons), the United Arab Emirates (X tons) and Qatar (X tons). All these countries together took near 26% share of total imports. The following importers - Pakistan (X tons), Kuwait (X tons), Bahrain (X tons) and Malaysia (X tons) - together made up 14% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Kyrgyzstan (with a CAGR of +92.6%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest melon importing markets in Asia were Hong Kong SAR ($X), Japan ($X) and Singapore ($X), together comprising 42% of total imports. These countries were followed by Saudi Arabia, Kyrgyzstan, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Malaysia, Qatar, Bahrain and Pakistan, which together accounted for a further 44%.

Among the main importing countries, Kyrgyzstan, with a CAGR of +106.5%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to 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 Asia amounted to $X per ton, surging by 7.1% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2019 when the import price increased by 31%. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per ton), while Pakistan ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Malaysia (+8.4%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for melons in Asia?
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The country with the largest volume of melon consumption was China, comprising approx. 65% of total volume. Moreover, melon consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Turkey, eightfold. India ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.2% share.
What are the largest producers of melons in Asia?
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China remains the largest melon producing country in Asia, comprising approx. 65% of total volume. Moreover, melon production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Turkey, eightfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by India, with a 6.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of melons in Asia?
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In value terms, China remains the largest melon supplier in Asia, comprising 47% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Kazakhstan, with a 10% share of total exports. It was followed by Jordan, with a 7% share.
What are the leading importers of melons in Asia?
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In value terms, the largest melon importing markets in Asia were Hong Kong SAR, Japan and Singapore, together comprising 42% of total imports. Saudi Arabia, Kyrgyzstan, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Malaysia, Qatar, Bahrain and Pakistan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 44%.
What is the average export price for melons in Asia?
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In 2021, the export price in Asia amounted to $878 per ton, remaining constant against the previous year.
What is the average import price for melons in Asia?
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In 2021, the import price in Asia amounted to $838 per ton, picking up by 7.1% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the melon market in Asia. 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:
• FCL 568 - Melons, Cantaloupes

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Asia, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Asia
• 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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2022
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 2012–2022
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

• Afghanistan
• Armenia
• Azerbaijan
• Bahrain
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• China
• Hong Kong SAR
• Macao SAR
• Cyprus
• Georgia
• India
• Indonesia
• Iran
• Iraq
• Israel
• Japan
• Jordan
• Kazakhstan
• Kuwait
• Kyrgyzstan
• Lebanon
• Malaysia
• Maldives
• Mongolia
• Myanmar
• Nepal
• Oman
• Pakistan
• Palestine
• Philippines
• Qatar
• Saudi Arabia
• Singapore
• South Korea
• Sri Lanka
• Syrian Arab Republic
• Taiwan (Chinese)
• Tajikistan
• Thailand
• Timor-Leste
• Turkey
• Turkmenistan
• United Arab Emirates
• Uzbekistan
• Vietnam
• Yemen
• Lao People's Democratic Republic
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2022
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
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, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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