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EU: Lentil Market Overview 2021

Lentil Market Size in the EU

After two years of decline, the EU lentil market increased by X% to $X in 2020. The total consumption indicated strong growth from 2007 to 2020: its value 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 most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Lentil Production in the EU

In value terms, lentil production expanded significantly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production showed a resilient expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production hit record highs in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

France (X tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of lentil production, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, lentil production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Spain (X tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Greece (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume in France amounted to +X%. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Spain (+X% per year) and Greece (+X% per year).

In 2020, the average lentil yield in the European Union reached X tonnes per ha, increasing by X% on 2019 figures. 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 throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the lentil yield reached the maximum level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The lentil harvested area expanded rapidly to X ha in 2020, with an increase of X% against the year before. in general, the harvested area showed a resilient increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of harvested area peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Production by Country in the EU

The country with the largest volume of lentil production was France (X tonnes), accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, lentil production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Spain (X tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Greece (X tonnes), with a X% share.

In France, lentil production expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. in the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Spain (+X% per year) and Greece (+X% per year).

Lentil Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of lentils were exported in the European Union; picking up by X% against 2019. Total exports indicated a tangible increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume 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. As a result, exports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, lentil exports soared to $X in 2020. Total exports indicated a buoyant increase from 2007 to 2020: its value 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 most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2020, Spain (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes), France (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes), Italy (X tonnes) and the Czech Republic (X tonnes) represented the main exporter of lentils in the European Union, making up X% of total export. Portugal (X tonnes), Slovakia (X tonnes), Estonia (X tonnes), Greece (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes) and Bulgaria (X tonnes) took a relatively small share of total exports.

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

In value terms, the largest lentil supplying countries in the European Union were Germany ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and France ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports. Spain, Italy, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Portugal, Poland, Greece, Bulgaria and Estonia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the lentil export price in the European Union amounted to $X per tonne, standing approx. at the previous year. Over the last thirteen-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

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

Lentil Imports

Imports in the EU

In 2020, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in supplies from abroad of lentils, when their volume increased by X% to X tonnes. The total import volume 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 most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, lentil imports skyrocketed to $X in 2020. Total imports indicated a resilient expansion 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. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

The countries with the highest levels of lentil imports in 2020 were Italy (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes) and Germany (X tonnes), together resulting at X% of total import. It was distantly followed by France (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes) and Greece (X tonnes), together achieving a X% share of total imports. The following importers - the Czech Republic (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes), Bulgaria (X tonnes), Sweden (X tonnes) and Hungary (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

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

In value terms, Italy ($X), Germany ($X) and Spain ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by France, the Netherlands, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Greece, Sweden, Poland, Bulgaria and Hungary, which together accounted for a further X the main importing countries, Poland recorded 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 lentil import price in the European Union stood at $X per tonne in 2020, surging by X% against the previous year. Import price indicated a tangible expansion 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, lentil import price decreased by -X% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for lentils in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lentil consumption in 2020 were France (84K tonnes), Spain (79K tonnes) and Italy (64K tonnes), with a combined 63% share of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of lentils in the the EU?
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France (61K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of lentil production, accounting for 48% of total volume. Moreover, lentil production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Spain (28K tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Greece (23K tonnes), with a 18% share.
What are the leading exporters of lentils in the the EU?
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In value terms, the largest lentil supplying countries in the European Union were Germany ($11M), the Netherlands ($11M) and France ($9.4M), together accounting for 50% of total exports. These countries were followed by Spain, Italy, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Portugal, Poland, Greece, Bulgaria and Estonia, which together accounted for a further 42%.
What are the leading importers of lentils in the the EU?
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In value terms, Italy ($48M), Germany ($45M) and Spain ($41M) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined 56% share of total imports. These countries were followed by France, the Netherlands, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Greece, Sweden, Poland, Bulgaria and Hungary, which together accounted for a further 36%.
What is the average export price for lentils in the the EU?
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The lentil export price in the European Union stood at $1,303 per tonne in 2020, remaining constant against the previous year.
What is the average import price for lentils in the the EU?
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In 2020, the lentil import price in the European Union amounted to $846 per tonne, picking up by 6.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 201 - Lentils, dry

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lentil 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.



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• 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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