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China: Melon Market Overview 2021

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Melon Market Size in China

In 2019, the Chinese melon market increased by X% to $X, rising for the fourth consecutive year after three years of decline. In general, the total consumption indicated a buoyant expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, consumption increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Melon Production in China

In value terms, melon production totaled $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, the total production indicated a buoyant expansion 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 increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Melon production peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In 2019, the average yield of melons in China expanded modestly to X tonnes per ha, with an increase of X% on 2018. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the yield increased by X% year-to-year. The melon yield peaked in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in the near future. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2019, the melon harvested area in China reached X ha, remaining stable against the year before. In general, the harvested area continues to indicate slight growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to melon production reached the maximum in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Melon Exports

Exports from China

In 2019, melon exports from China totaled X tonnes, standing approx. at the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, exports posted slight growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2013 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, melon exports amounted to $X in 2019. Overall, exports posted a notable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. From 2013 to 2019, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Thailand (X tonnes), Malaysia (X tonnes) and Singapore (X tonnes) were the main destinations of melon exports from China, together accounting for X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Thailand, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Thailand ($X), Malaysia ($X) and Singapore ($X) were the largest markets for melon exported from China worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports.

Malaysia 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 more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average melon export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2019, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the peak figure in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Average prices varied somewhat for the major foreign markets. In 2019, the highest prices were recorded for prices to Viet Nam ($X per tonne) and Macao SAR ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Thailand ($X per tonne) and Hong Kong SAR ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

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

Melon Imports

Imports into China

In 2019, supplies from abroad of melons decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the fifth consecutive year after two years of growth. Over the period under review, imports, however, showed a significant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, melon imports rose sharply to $X in 2019. In general, imports, however, recorded significant growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Kyrgyzstan (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of melon to China, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, melon imports from Kyrgyzstan exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Thailand (X tonnes), ninefold.

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

In value terms, Kyrgyzstan ($X), Thailand ($X) and Taiwan (Chinese) ($X) were the largest melon suppliers to China, with a combined X% share of total imports.

Among the main suppliers, Kyrgyzstan (+X% per year) saw 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 melon import price amounted to $X per tonne, jumping by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price recorded a strong expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the maximum in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Thailand, 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 melons in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of melon consumption was China (27M tonnes), accounting for 66% of total volume. Moreover, melon consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Turkey (1.8M tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (1.3M tonnes), with a 3.1% share.
What are the largest producers of melons in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of melon production was China (27M tonnes), comprising approx. 66% of total volume. Moreover, melon production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Turkey (1.8M tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (1.3M tonnes), with a 3.1% share.
What are the leading suppliers of melons to China?
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In value terms, the largest melon suppliers to China were Kyrgyzstan ($16M), Thailand ($8.6M) and Taiwan (Chinese) ($1.3M), together comprising 85% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of melons from China?
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In value terms, the largest markets for melon exported from China were Thailand ($4.1M), Malaysia ($3.5M) and Singapore ($2.2M), together accounting for 63% of total exports.
What is the average export price for melons in China?
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In 2019, the average melon export price amounted to $926 per tonne, surging by 3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for melons in China?
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The average melon import price stood at $2,866 per tonne in 2019, increasing by 18% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 568 - Melons, Cantaloupes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the melon 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 2007–2019
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:
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, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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