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Belgium: Chocolate Market Overview 2020

Chocolate Market Size in Belgium

The revenue of the chocolate market in Belgium amounted to $X in 2018, waning by -X% against the previous year. In general, chocolate consumption, however, continues to indicate a temperate decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the chocolate market reached its maximum level at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Chocolate Production in Belgium

In value terms, chocolate production totaled $X in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, chocolate production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Chocolate production peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Chocolate Exports

Exports from Belgium

Chocolate exports from Belgium amounted to X tonnes in 2018, surging by X% against the previous year. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Exports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

In value terms, chocolate exports stood at $X in 2018. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Exports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

The Netherlands (X tonnes), France (X tonnes) and Germany (X tonnes) were the main destinations of chocolate exports from Belgium, together accounting for X% of total exports. These countries were followed by the UK, the U.S., Italy, Poland, Spain and Japan, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Poland, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Germany ($X) appeared to be the largest markets for chocolate exported from Belgium worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. The UK, the U.S., Japan, Italy, Spain and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X terms of the main countries of destination, Poland experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to exports, over the last eleven years, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average chocolate export price amounted to $X per tonne, coming down by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the chocolate export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for chocolate and cocoa products reached their peak figure at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, export prices failed to regain their momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Germany, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Chocolate Imports

Imports into Belgium

Chocolate imports into Belgium amounted to X tonnes in 2018, surging by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the total imports indicated a noticeable expansion from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, chocolate imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

In value terms, chocolate imports totaled $X in 2018. Over the period under review, the total imports indicated a resilient increase from 2007 to 2018: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, chocolate imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, chocolate imports attained their peak figure in 2018 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

France (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes) and Germany (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of chocolate imports to Belgium, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Italy, the UK, Poland and Spain, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Poland, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest chocolate suppliers to Belgium were the Netherlands ($X), France ($X) and Germany ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Italy, the UK, Poland and Spain, which together accounted for a further X the main suppliers, Poland recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to imports, over the last eleven-year period, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average chocolate import price stood at $X per tonne in 2018, remaining stable against the previous year. Overall, the chocolate import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average import prices for chocolate and cocoa products attained their maximum at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, import prices failed to regain their momentum.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major supplying countries. In 2018, the highest prices were recorded for prices from Poland ($X per tonne) and the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the price for Spain ($X per tonne) and the UK ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10821400 - Cocoa powder, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter
• Prodcom 10822130 - Chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa, in blocks, slabs or bars > 2 kg or in liquid, paste, powder, g ranular or other bulk form, in containers or immediate packings of a content > 2 kg, containing . .18 % by weight of
• Prodcom 10822150 - Chocolate milk crumb containing .18 % or more by weight of cocoa butter and in packings weighing > 2 kg
• Prodcom 10822170 - Chocolate flavour coating containing .18 % or more by weight of cocoa butter and in packings weighing > 2 kg
• Prodcom 10822190 - Food preparations containing <18 % of cocoa butter and in packings weighing > 2 kg (excluding chocolate flavour coating, chocolate milk crumb)
• Prodcom 10822233 - Filled chocolate blocks, slabs or bars consisting of a centre (including of cream, liqueur or fruit paste, excluding chocolate biscuits)
• Prodcom 10822235 - Chocolate blocks, slabs or bars with added cereal, fruit or nuts (excluding filled, chocolate biscuits)
• Prodcom 10822239 - Chocolate blocks, slabs or bars (excluding filled, with added cereal, fruit or nuts, chocolate biscuits)
• Prodcom 10822243 - Chocolates (including pralines) containing alcohol (excluding in blocks, slabs or bars)
• Prodcom 10822245 - Chocolates (excluding those containing alcohol, in blocks, s labs or bars)
• Prodcom 10822253 - Filled chocolate confectionery (excluding in blocks, slabs or bars, chocolate biscuits, chocolates)
• Prodcom 10822255 - Chocolate confectionery (excluding filled, in blocks, slabs or bars, chocolate biscuits, chocolates)
• Prodcom 10822260 - Sugar confectionery and substitutes therefor made from sugar substitution products, containing cocoa (including chocolate nougat) (excluding white chocolate)
• Prodcom 10822270 - Chocolate spreads
• Prodcom 10822280 - Preparations containing cocoa for making beverages
• Prodcom 10822290 - Food products with cocoa (excluding cocoa paste, butter, p owder, blocks, slabs, bars, liquid, paste, powder, granular, o ther bulk form in packings > 2 kg, to make beverages, c hocolate spreads)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the chocolate market in Belgium. 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.


Country coverage:
• Belgium

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Belgium
• 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
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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
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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
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
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
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:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
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