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China: Melon Market 2023

Melon Market Size in China

The Chinese melon market stood at $X in 2021, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. Overall, the total consumption indicated a prominent expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +6.2% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption decreased by -0.8% against 2019 indices. Melon consumption peaked at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, consumption failed to regain momentum.

Melon Production in China

In value terms, melon production rose slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. In general, the total production indicated buoyant growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +9.0% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, production decreased by -2.0% against 2019 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 78% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

The average yield of melons in China dropped to X tons per ha in 2021, remaining constant against the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +1.2% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of 6.1% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average melon yield attained the maximum level at X tons per ha in 2020, and then declined modestly in the following year. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, approx. X ha of melons were harvested in China; leveling off at the previous year. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +1.6% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of 9.1%. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to melon production reached the maximum at X ha in 2020, and then shrank modestly in the following year.

Melon Exports

Exports from China

After two years of growth, shipments abroad of melons decreased by -18.2% to X tons in 2021. Over the period under review, exports, however, posted slight growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of 75% against the previous year. As a result, the exports attained the peak of X tons. From 2017 to 2021, the growth of the exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, melon exports fell significantly to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a buoyant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when exports increased by 84%. Over the period under review, the exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

Vietnam (X tons), Hong Kong SAR (X tons) and Malaysia (X tons) were the main destinations of melon exports from China, together accounting for 86% of total exports. Singapore, Thailand and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 9.8%.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Singapore (with a CAGR of +484.8%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Vietnam ($X), Hong Kong SAR ($X) and Malaysia ($X) were the largest markets for melon exported from China worldwide, together comprising 87% of total exports. Singapore, Thailand and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 10%.

Among the main countries of destination, Singapore, with a CAGR of +467.9%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average melon export price amounted to $X per ton, dropping by -11% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export price indicated a noticeable expansion from 2012 to 2021: its price increased at an average annual rate of +4.7% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, melon export price decreased by -16.5% against 2019 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 an increase of 71% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per ton in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the export prices failed to regain momentum.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Russia ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Thailand ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Hong Kong SAR (+14.2%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Melon Imports

Imports into China

In 2021, supplies from abroad of melons increased by 16% to X tons, rising for the fourth year in a row after two years of decline. Over the period under review, imports, however, showed a significant contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 when imports increased by 783% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at X tons in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, melon imports declined dramatically to $X in 2021. In general, imports, however, showed a dramatic setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when imports increased by 561%. Imports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Myanmar (X tons) constituted the largest supplier of melon to China, accounting for a 67% share of total imports. Moreover, melon imports from Myanmar exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Brazil (X tons), twofold.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume from Myanmar totaled -22.9%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Brazil (-20.6% per year) and Taiwan (Chinese) (-64.9% per year).

In value terms, Myanmar ($X) constituted the largest supplier of melon to China, comprising 74% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Brazil ($X), with a 24% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value from Myanmar totaled -10.1%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Brazil (-66.2% per year) and Taiwan (Chinese) (-62.5% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the average melon import price amounted to $X per ton, shrinking by -50.1% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, posted a strong increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2020 an increase of 529%. The import price peaked at $X per ton in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, import prices failed to regain momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Myanmar ($X per ton), while the price for Brazil ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Kyrgyzstan (+47.9%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

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, accounting for 49% of total volume. Moreover, melon consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Turkey, eightfold. India ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.7% share.
What are the largest producers of melons in the world?
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China remains the largest melon producing country worldwide, accounting for 49% of total volume. Moreover, melon production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Turkey, eightfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by India, with a 4.7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of melons to China?
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In value terms, Myanmar constituted the largest supplier of melon to China, comprising 74% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Brazil, with a 24% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of melons from China?
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In value terms, Vietnam, Hong Kong SAR and Malaysia constituted the largest markets for melon exported from China worldwide, with a combined 87% share of total exports. Singapore, Thailand and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 10%.
What is the average export price for melons in China?
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The average melon export price stood at $1,358 per ton in 2021, dropping by -11% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for melons in China?
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In 2021, the average melon import price amounted to $786 per ton, waning by -50.1% against the previous year.

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 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 568 - Melons, Cantaloupes
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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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
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
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2022
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2022
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
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