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China: Barley Market Overview 2021

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Barley Market Size in China

After two years of decline, the Chinese barley market increased by X% to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a resilient expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2016 to 2020, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Barley Production in China

In value terms, barley production amounted to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production continues to indicate noticeable growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

In 2020, the average yield of barley in China contracted modestly to X tonnes per ha, approximately reflecting the previous year. Over the period under review, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the yield increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average barley yield reached the peak level at X tonnes per ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, the yield stood at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The barley harvested area in China declined to X ha in 2020, with a decrease of -X% against 2019. Overall, the harvested area saw a deep slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, the harvested area attained the peak level of X ha. From 2009 to 2020, the growth of the barley harvested area failed to regain the momentum.

Barley Exports

Exports from China

In 2020, overseas shipments of barley decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2016, thus ending a three-year rising trend. In general, exports continue to indicate a dramatic decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, barley exports declined notably to $X in 2020. Overall, exports faced a dramatic downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

The U.S. (X tonnes) was the main destination for barley exports from China, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, barley exports to the U.S. exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes), threefold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to the U.S. totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Hong Kong SAR (+X% per year) and Viet Nam (-X% per year).

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) remains the key foreign market for barley exports from China, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Hong Kong SAR ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to the U.S. totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Hong Kong SAR (+X% per year) and Viet Nam (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average barley export price amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price recorded a prominent expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the peak figure in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Viet Nam ($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 Viet Nam, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Barley Imports

Imports into China

In 2020, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in overseas purchases of barley, when their volume increased by X% to X tonnes. Over the period under review, imports enjoyed a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, barley imports skyrocketed to $X in 2020. Overall, imports saw a strong increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

Ukraine (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes) and France (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of barley imports to China, with a combined X% share of total imports. Australia, Argentina and Kazakhstan lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Kazakhstan (+X% per year), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Ukraine ($X), Canada ($X) and France ($X) appeared to be the largest barley suppliers to China, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Australia, Argentina and Kazakhstan, which together accounted for a further X (+X% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average barley import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price recorded a mild downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2012 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the countries with the highest prices were Australia ($X per tonne) and Canada ($X per tonne), while the price for Kazakhstan ($X per tonne) and Ukraine ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for barley in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of barley consumption in 2020 were Russia (17M tonnes), Germany (11M tonnes) and China (8.9M tonnes), together comprising 23% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Turkey, Spain, Canada, France, Iran, the UK, Argentina, Australia, Ukraine and Saudi Arabia, which together accounted for a further 40%.
What are the largest producers of barley in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of barley production in 2020 were Russia (21M tonnes), France (14M tonnes) and Germany (12M tonnes), with a combined 29% share of global production. These countries were followed by Canada, Australia, Ukraine, the UK, Turkey, Spain, Argentina, Kazakhstan, Denmark and Iran, which together accounted for a further 44%.
What are the leading suppliers of barley to China?
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In value terms, the largest barley suppliers to China were Ukraine ($505M), Canada ($489M) and France ($402M), together accounting for 74% of total imports. Australia, Argentina and Kazakhstan lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 26%.
What are the leading importers of barley from China?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($45K) remains the key foreign market for barley exports from China, comprising 80% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Hong Kong SAR ($10K), with a 18% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for barley in China?
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In 2020, the average barley export price amounted to $1,509 per tonne, rising by 54% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for barley in China?
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The average barley import price stood at $233 per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -11.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 44 - Barley

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the barley 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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