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Egypt: Maize Market Overview 2021

Maize Market Size in Egypt

In 2020, the Egyptian maize market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Over the period under review, consumption saw a pronounced decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Maize Production in Egypt

In value terms, maize production fell slightly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production recorded a perceptible descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

The average yield of maize (green) in Egypt totaled X kg per ha in 2020, flattening at the previous year. In general, the yield continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The maize harvested area in Egypt stood at X ha in 2020, therefore, remained relatively stable against 2019 figures. In general, the harvested area saw a relatively flat trend pattern.

Maize Exports

Exports from Egypt

In 2020, shipments abroad of maize (green) increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. In general, exports enjoyed a buoyant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, maize exports rose significantly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports posted a prominent expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The United Arab Emirates (X tonnes) was the main destination for maize exports from Egypt, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, maize exports to the United Arab Emirates exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Kuwait (X tonnes), ninefold. Oman (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to the United Arab Emirates totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Kuwait (+X% per year) and Oman (-X% per year).

In value terms, the United Arab Emirates ($X) remains the key foreign market for maize exports from Egypt, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Kuwait ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Oman, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to the United Arab Emirates totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Kuwait (+X% per year) and Oman (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average maize export price amounted to $X per tonne, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price saw a noticeable curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the countries with the highest prices were Oman ($X per tonne) and Kuwait ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to the United Arab Emirates ($X per tonne) and Saudi Arabia ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Oman, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Maize Imports

Imports into Egypt

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of maize (green) were imported into Egypt; reducing by -X% on 2019. Over the period under review, imports saw a pronounced contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tonnes. from 2019 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, maize imports shrank markedly to $X in 2020. In general, imports continue to indicate a strong increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2019, and then reduced remarkably in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2020, the Netherlands (X tonnes) was the main maize supplier to Egypt, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, maize imports from the Netherlands exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Thailand (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from the Netherlands amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Thailand (-X% per year) and the UK (+X% per year).

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X) constituted the largest supplier of maize to Egypt, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Thailand ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from the Netherlands stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Thailand (-X% per year) and the UK (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average maize import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, the import price continues to indicate a buoyant expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked in 2020 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the price for the UK ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for maize (green) in the world?
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The U.S. (3M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of maize consumption, accounting for 25% of total volume. Moreover, maize consumption in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Croatia (906K tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Nigeria (815K tonnes), with a 6.6% share.
What are the largest producers of maize (green) in the world?
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The U.S. (2.8M tonnes) remains the largest maize producing country worldwide, accounting for 23% of total volume. Moreover, maize production in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Mexico (1M tonnes), threefold. Croatia (905K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 7.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of maize (green) to Egypt?
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In value terms, the Netherlands ($1.1M) constituted the largest supplier of maize to Egypt, comprising 92% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Thailand ($41K), with a 3.5% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of maize (green) from Egypt?
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In value terms, the United Arab Emirates ($4.8M) remains the key foreign market for maize exports from Egypt, comprising 67% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Kuwait ($640K), with a 9% share of total exports. It was followed by Oman, with a 6.3% share.
What is the average export price for maize (green) in Egypt?
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In 2020, the average maize export price amounted to $1,011 per tonne, shrinking by -4.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for maize (green) in Egypt?
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In 2020, the average maize import price amounted to $9,140 per tonne, rising by 49% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 446 - Green Corn (Maize)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the maize market in Egypt. 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:
• Egypt

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Egypt
• 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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