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China - Cereal Flours - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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China: Cereal Flour Market Overview 2021

Cereal Flour Market Size in China

In 2019, the Chinese cereal flour market was finally on the rise to reach $X for the first time since 2015, thus ending a three-year declining trend. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Cereal Flour Production in China

In value terms, cereal flour production rose slightly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, the total production indicated a measured increase from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production decreased by -X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

Cereal Flour Exports

Exports from China

In 2019, shipments abroad of cereal flours increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the third consecutive year after five years of decline. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a deep downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, cereal flour exports reached $X in 2019. In general, exports, however, saw a noticeable curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (X tonnes) was the main destination for cereal flour exports from China, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, cereal flour exports to Democratic People's Republic of Korea exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes), threefold.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Democratic People's Republic of Korea totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Hong Kong SAR (-X% per year) and Thailand (-X% per year).

In value terms, the largest markets for cereal flour exported from China were Democratic People's Republic of Korea ($X), Hong Kong SAR ($X) and Thailand ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports.

Democratic People's Republic of Korea recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average cereal flour export price amounted to $X per tonne, leveling off at the previous year. In general, export price indicated a noticeable expansion from 2007 to 2019: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, cereal flour export price decreased by -X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 an increase of X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Hong Kong SAR ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Democratic People's Republic of Korea ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Hong Kong SAR, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cereal Flour Imports

Imports into China

In 2019, the amount of cereal flours imported into China expanded markedly to X tonnes, growing by X% against 2018 figures. Over the period under review, imports showed resilient growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked in 2019 and are likely to continue growth in the near future.

In value terms, cereal flour imports expanded to $X in 2019. In general, imports recorded buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Russia (X tonnes) constituted the largest cereal flour supplier to China, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, cereal flour imports from Russia exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Thailand (X tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Kazakhstan (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Russia totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Thailand (+X% per year) and Kazakhstan (+X% per year).

In value terms, Russia ($X), Thailand ($X) and Japan ($X) were the largest cereal flour suppliers to China, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Hong Kong SAR, Kazakhstan, South Korea and Turkey, which together accounted for a further X the main suppliers, Kazakhstan (+X% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of 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 2019, the average cereal flour import price amounted to $X per tonne, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the last twelve years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded 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 2019, the growth in terms of the average import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Hong Kong SAR ($X per tonne), while the price for Turkey ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Hong Kong SAR, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cereal flours in the world?
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China (76M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of cereal flour consumption, comprising approx. 20% of total volume. Moreover, cereal flour consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (23M tonnes), threefold. The U.S. (18M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.6% share.
What are the largest producers of cereal flours in the world?
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China (77M tonnes) remains the largest cereal flour producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 20% of total volume. Moreover, cereal flour production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (23M tonnes), threefold. The U.S. (18M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 4.6% share.
What are the leading suppliers of cereal flours to China?
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In value terms, Russia ($23M), Thailand ($15M) and Japan ($6.1M) constituted the largest cereal flour suppliers to China, with a combined 76% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Hong Kong SAR, Kazakhstan, South Korea and Turkey, which together accounted for a further 18%.
What are the leading importers of cereal flours from China?
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In value terms, Democratic People's Republic of Korea ($72M), Hong Kong SAR ($38M) and Thailand ($1.9M) were the largest markets for cereal flour exported from China worldwide, with a combined 96% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for cereal flours in China?
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The average cereal flour export price stood at $414 per tonne in 2019, approximately mirroring the previous year.
What is the average import price for cereal flours in China?
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In 2019, the average cereal flour import price amounted to $652 per tonne, waning by -2.5% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10612100 - Wheat or meslin flour
• Prodcom 10612200 - Cereal flours (excluding wheat or meslin)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cereal flour 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.


Country coverage:

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
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 2007–2020
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:
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, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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