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EU: Lemon and Lime Market Overview 2021

Lemon and Lime Market Size in the EU

The EU lemon and lime market soared to $X in 2020, jumping by X% against the previous year. The total consumption indicated a temperate 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, consumption decreased by -X% against 2018 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 reached the maximum level at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Lemon and Lime Production in the EU

In value terms, lemon and lime production surged to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. in general, production showed a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. The level of production peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Spain (X tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of lemon and lime production, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, lemon and lime production in Spain exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Italy (X tonnes), twofold.

In Spain, lemon and lime production expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Italy (-X% per year) and Greece (-X% per year).

In 2020, the average lemon and lime yield in the European Union expanded slightly to X tonnes per ha, increasing by X% compared with the previous year's figure. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period 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 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of X tonnes per ha. from 2015 to 2020, the growth of the lemon and lime 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.

The lemon and lime harvested area contracted modestly to X ha in 2020, remaining stable against 2019. Over the period under review, the harvested area recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of X ha. from 2009 to 2020, the growth of the lemon and lime harvested area failed to regain the momentum.

Production by Country in the EU

Spain (X tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of lemon and lime production, accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, lemon and lime production in Spain exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Italy (X tonnes), twofold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume in Spain totaled +X%. in the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Italy (-X% per year) and Greece (-X% per year).

Lemon and Lime Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2020, exports of lemons and limes in the European Union rose rapidly to X tonnes, growing by X% on the year before. Total exports indicated a temperate expansion from 2007 to 2020: its volume 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 2018 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. The volume of export peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

In value terms, lemon and lime exports surged to $X in 2020. Overall, exports posted resilient growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Spain was the key exporting country with an export of around X tonnes, which finished at X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by the Netherlands (X tonnes), constituting a X% share of total exports. Italy (X tonnes), Portugal (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes), Greece (X tonnes) and France (X tonnes) occupied a relatively small share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to lemon and lime exports from Spain stood at +X%. at the same time, Portugal (+X%), Greece (+X%), the Netherlands (+X%), Germany (+X%), Italy (+X%) and France (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Portugal emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the European Union, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. From 2007 to 2020, the share of the Netherlands and Portugal increased by +X% and +X% percentage points, while Italy (-X p.p.) and Spain (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Spain ($X) remains the largest lemon and lime supplier in the European Union, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Italy, with a X% share.

In Spain, lemon and lime exports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. in the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the Netherlands (+X% per year) and Italy (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the lemon and lime export price in the European Union amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. Export price indicated a perceptible 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 growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Lemon and Lime Imports

Imports in the EU

In 2020, the amount of lemons and limes imported in the European Union rose markedly to X tonnes, with an increase of X% compared with 2019. The total import volume 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 most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, lemon and lime imports surged to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports enjoyed a buoyant expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

The purchases of the five major importers of lemons and limes, namely Germany, the Netherlands, France, Poland and Italy, represented more than half of total import. Romania (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes), Austria (X tonnes), the Czech Republic (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes), Portugal (X tonnes), Bulgaria (X tonnes) and Sweden (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Portugal, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest lemon and lime importing markets in the European Union were Germany ($X), France ($X) and the Netherlands ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. Poland, Italy, Austria, Romania, Belgium, Spain, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Sweden and Bulgaria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The lemon and lime import price in the European Union stood at $X per tonne in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, import prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2016; afterwards, it flattened through to 2020.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. in 2020, the country with the highest price was Austria ($X per tonne), while Bulgaria ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Austria, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for lemons and limes in the the EU?
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The country with the largest volume of lemon and lime consumption was Italy (507K tonnes), accounting for 28% of total volume. Moreover, lemon and lime consumption in Italy exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Spain (243K tonnes), twofold. Germany (241K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 13% share.
What are the largest producers of lemons and limes in the the EU?
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Spain (927K tonnes) remains the largest lemon and lime producing country in the European Union, accounting for 63% of total volume. Moreover, lemon and lime production in Spain exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Italy (438K tonnes), twofold.
What are the leading suppliers of lemons and limes in the the EU?
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In value terms, Spain ($1B) remains the largest lemon and lime supplier in the European Union, comprising 63% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($327M), with a 20% share of total exports. It was followed by Italy, with a 5.8% share.
What are the leading importers of lemons and limes in the the EU?
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In value terms, Germany ($455M), France ($277M) and the Netherlands ($271M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined 51% share of total imports. Poland, Italy, Austria, Romania, Belgium, Spain, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Sweden and Bulgaria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 38%.
What is the average export price for lemons and limes in the the EU?
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In 2020, the lemon and lime export price in the European Union amounted to $1,462 per tonne, surging by 20% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for lemons and limes in the the EU?
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The lemon and lime import price in the European Union stood at $1,376 per tonne in 2020, with an increase of 16% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 497 - Lemons and limes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lemon and lime market in the EU. 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.



Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in the EU, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in the EU
• 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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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 VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets and Their Profiles

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
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, by Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Harvested Area, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Yield, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Import Prices, by Country of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 12:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 13:
Export Prices, by Country of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 14:
Producer Prices, by Major Producing Country, 2020
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), by Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, by Country, 2020
Figure 4:
Market Forecast to 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size and Growth, by Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, by Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports and Growth, by Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices and Growth, by Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume and Growth
Figure 10:
Yield and Growth
Figure 11:
Exports and Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices and Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size and Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports and Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, by Country, 2020
Figure 22:
Production, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, by Country, 2020
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Yield, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Import Prices, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 34:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 35:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2007–2020
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