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Egypt: Watermelon Market Overview 2021

Watermelon Market Size in Egypt

In 2020, after two years of growth, there was decline in the Egyptian watermelon market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. Overall, consumption recorded a perceptible downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Watermelon Production in Egypt

In value terms, watermelon production dropped to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production saw a abrupt contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. 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 watermelons in Egypt totaled X tonnes per ha in 2020, leveling off at the year before. Over the period under review, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the yield increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, the yield attained the peak level of X tonnes per ha. from 2014 to 2020, the growth of the average watermelon yield remained at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, approx. X ha of watermelons were harvested in Egypt; waning by -X% against 2019 figures. In general, the harvested area saw a perceptible decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, the harvested area attained the peak level of X ha. from 2015 to 2020, the growth of the watermelon harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Watermelon Exports

Exports from Egypt

In 2020, overseas shipments of watermelons decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the third consecutive year after two years of growth. Overall, exports recorded a drastic downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, watermelon exports fell to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a abrupt setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Kuwait (X tonnes), Saudi Arabia (X tonnes) and the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes) were the main destinations of watermelon exports from Egypt, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Saudi Arabia, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Kuwait ($X), Saudi Arabia ($X) and the United Arab Emirates ($X) were the largest markets for watermelon exported from Egypt worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports.

Saudi Arabia saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of 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

In 2020, the average watermelon export price amounted to $X per tonne, jumping by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, showed a perceptible setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. 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 noticeably for the major external markets. In 2020, the countries with the highest prices were Oman ($X per tonne) and Bahrain ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Kuwait ($X per tonne) and Italy ($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 Lebanon, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Watermelon Imports

Imports into Egypt

In 2020, purchases abroad of watermelons decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the fourth consecutive year after five years of growth. Overall, imports faced a deep setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, watermelon imports contracted remarkably to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports showed a abrupt contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

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

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from the Netherlands stood at +X%.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from the Netherlands totaled -X%.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average watermelon import price amounted to $X per tonne, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price continues to indicate a deep setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2017 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the price for Brazil totaled $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Brazil.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for watermelons in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of watermelon consumption was China (61M tonnes), comprising approx. 60% of total volume. Moreover, watermelon consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Turkey (3.8M tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (2.9M tonnes), with a 2.8% share.
What are the largest producers of watermelons in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of watermelon production was China (61M tonnes), accounting for 60% of total volume. Moreover, watermelon production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Turkey (3.9M tonnes), more than tenfold. India (2.9M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 2.9% share.
What are the leading suppliers of watermelons to Egypt?
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In value terms, the Netherlands ($5.9K) constituted the largest supplier of watermelon to Egypt, comprising 97% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Brazil ($179), with a 3% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of watermelons from Egypt?
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In value terms, Kuwait ($1.9M), Saudi Arabia ($1.3M) and the United Arab Emirates ($574K) constituted the largest markets for watermelon exported from Egypt worldwide, with a combined 81% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for watermelons in Egypt?
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The average watermelon export price stood at $602 per tonne in 2020, growing by 16% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for watermelons in Egypt?
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The average watermelon import price stood at $255 per tonne in 2020, dropping by -39.3% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 567 - Watermelons

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the watermelon 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

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 2007–2020
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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