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China: Sesame Seed Market Overview 2021

Sesame Seed Market Size in China

In 2020, the Chinese sesame seed market increased by X% to $X, rising for the third year in a row after three years of decline. Overall, consumption recorded a prominent expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Sesame seed consumption peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Sesame Seed Production in China

In value terms, sesame seed production fell slightly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production posted a slight increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Sesame seed production peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

The average yield of sesame seed in China stood at X tonnes per ha in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. 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 growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when the yield increased by X% year-to-year. The sesame seed yield peaked 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.

The sesame seed harvested area in China contracted to X ha in 2020, waning by -X% on the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area continues to indicate a noticeable contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to sesame seed production reached the maximum at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.

Sesame Seed Exports

Exports from China

After three years of growth, shipments abroad of sesame seed decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2020. Over the period under review, exports, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2019, and then dropped in the following year.

In value terms, sesame seed exports dropped to $X in 2020. Overall, total exports indicated a notable increase from 2007 to 2020: its value 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. Based on 2020 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

South Korea (X tonnes) was the main destination for sesame seed exports from China, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, sesame seed exports to South Korea exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Germany (X tonnes), ninefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Taiwan (Chinese) (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to South Korea was relatively modest. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Germany (+X% per year) and Taiwan (Chinese) (+X% per year).

In value terms, South Korea ($X) remains the key foreign market for sesame seed exports from China, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Japan, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to South Korea amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Germany (+X% per year) and Japan (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average sesame seed export price amounted to $X per tonne, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export price indicated moderate growth 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, sesame seed export price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was South Korea ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Taiwan (Chinese) ($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 the Netherlands, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Sesame Seed Imports

Imports into China

In 2020, the amount of sesame seed imported into China soared to X tonnes, increasing by X% against 2019 figures. Overall, imports continue to indicate a strong increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, sesame seed imports expanded remarkably to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports posted a resilient expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

Sudan (X tonnes), Niger (X tonnes) and Ethiopia (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of sesame seed imports to China, together accounting for X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Niger (+X% per year), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Sudan ($X), Niger ($X) and Ethiopia ($X) were the largest sesame seed suppliers to China, with a combined X% share of total imports.

In terms of the main suppliers, Niger (+X% per year) saw the highest rates of growth with regard to 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

The average sesame seed import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. In general, import price indicated a noticeable increase 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. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the highest prices were recorded for prices from Ethiopia ($X per tonne) and Mali ($X per tonne), while the price for Mozambique ($X per tonne) and Tanzania ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Mali, 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 sesame seed in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of sesame seed consumption in 2020 were China (1.4M tonnes), Sudan (1.2M tonnes) and Myanmar (613K tonnes), together accounting for 45% of global consumption. Tanzania, India, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Japan, Turkey, Chad and Uganda lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 35%.
What are the largest producers of sesame seed in the world?
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Sudan (1.6M tonnes) remains the largest sesame seed producing country worldwide, accounting for 23% of total volume. Moreover, sesame seed production in Sudan exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Tanzania (769K tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Myanmar (748K tonnes), with a 10% share.
What are the leading suppliers of sesame seed to China?
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In value terms, the largest sesame seed suppliers to China were Sudan ($296M), Niger ($221M) and Ethiopia ($209M), together accounting for 57% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of sesame seed from China?
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In value terms, South Korea ($68M) remains the key foreign market for sesame seed exports from China, comprising 81% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($6.4M), with a 7.6% share of total exports. It was followed by Japan, with a 2.5% share.
What is the average export price for sesame seed in China?
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In 2020, the average sesame seed export price amounted to $1,896 per tonne, which is down by -2.4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sesame seed in China?
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The average sesame seed import price stood at $1,252 per tonne in 2020, falling by -15.5% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 289 - Sesame seed

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the sesame seed 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

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 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, 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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