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Apple Market Size in China

In 2020, the Chinese apple market decreased by -X% to $X for the first time since 2015, thus ending a four-year rising trend. Overall, consumption recorded a buoyant expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2019, and then fell in the following year.

Apple Production in China

In value terms, apple production contracted to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production posted a strong increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $X in 2019, and then declined in the following year.

In 2020, the average yield of apples in China expanded to X tonnes per ha, with an increase of X% compared with the previous year's figure. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 when the yield increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the average apple yield attained the peak level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, approx. X ha of apples were harvested in China; approximately mirroring the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to apple production reached the maximum at X ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Apple Exports

Exports from China

In 2020, overseas shipments of apples were finally on the rise to reach X tonnes after two years of decline. Over the period under review, total exports indicated mild growth from 2007 to 2020: its volume 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. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, apple exports soared to $X in 2020. In general, exports posted a strong expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. From 2017 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Myanmar (X tonnes), Bangladesh (X tonnes) and the Philippines (X tonnes) were the main destinations of apple exports from China, with a combined X% share 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 Myanmar (+X% per year), while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Viet Nam ($X), the Philippines ($X) and Thailand ($X) were the largest markets for apple exported from China worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar and Nepal lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X (+X% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main countries of destination 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 apple export price amounted to $X per tonne, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, posted a strong increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2019, and then dropped in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Viet Nam ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Myanmar ($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 Thailand, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Apple Imports

Imports into China

In 2020, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in purchases abroad of apples, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. In general, imports, however, recorded prominent growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2019, and then reduced notably in the following year.

In value terms, apple imports reduced markedly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports, however, enjoyed a prominent expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at $X in 2019, and then shrank dramatically in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2020, New Zealand (X tonnes) constituted the largest apple supplier to China, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, apple imports from New Zealand exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Chile (X tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the U.S. (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from New Zealand amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Chile (+X% per year) and the U.S. (+X% per year).

In value terms, New Zealand ($X) constituted the largest supplier of apple to China, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S., with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from New Zealand totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Chile (+X% per year) and the U.S. (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average apple import price amounted to $X per tonne, picking up by X% against the previous year. In general, import price indicated a resilient expansion from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, apple import price increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2019 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure in 2020 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was New Zealand ($X per tonne), while the price for South Africa ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by New Zealand, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for apples in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of apple consumption was China (43M tonnes), accounting for 48% of total volume. Moreover, apple consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (4.4M tonnes), tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (3.7M tonnes), with a 4.1% share.
What are the largest producers of apples in the world?
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China (44M tonnes) remains the largest apple producing country worldwide, accounting for 49% of total volume. Moreover, apple production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (5.1M tonnes), ninefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (3.7M tonnes), with a 4.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of apples to China?
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In value terms, New Zealand ($92M) constituted the largest supplier of apple to China, comprising 67% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($20M), with a 14% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S., with a 12% share.
What are the leading importers of apples from China?
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In value terms, the largest markets for apple exported from China were Viet Nam ($322M), the Philippines ($213M) and Thailand ($213M), together accounting for 52% of total exports. Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar and Nepal lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 33%.
What is the average export price for apples in China?
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In 2020, the average apple export price amounted to $1,220 per tonne, declining by -4.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for apples in China?
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In 2020, the average apple import price amounted to $1,829 per tonne, increasing by 5.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 515 - Apples

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the apple market in China. 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.


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