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EU: Sugar Cane Market Overview 2021

Sugar Cane Market Size in the EU

In 2020, the EU sugar cane market increased by X% to $X for the first time since 2017, thus ending a two-year declining trend. Over the period under review, consumption enjoyed a measured increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. from 2015 to 2020, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Sugar Cane Production in the EU

In value terms, sugar cane production surged to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production continues to indicate a strong expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. The level of production peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Portugal (X tonnes) remains the largest sugar cane producing country in the European Union, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, sugar cane production in Portugal exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Spain (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

In Portugal, sugar cane production remained relatively stable over the period from 2007-2020. 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 sugar cane yield in the European Union reduced modestly to X tonnes per ha, dropping by -X% compared with the year before. Overall, the yield recorded a mild shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of yield peaked at X tonnes per ha in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, the yield failed to regain the momentum. 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 sugar cane were harvested in the European Union; rising by X% compared with 2019 figures. In general, the harvested area continues to indicate a modest expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to sugar cane production attained the peak figure at X ha in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country in the EU

Portugal (X tonnes) remains the largest sugar cane producing country in the European Union, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, sugar cane production in Portugal exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Spain (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

In Portugal, sugar cane production remained relatively stable 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).

Sugar Cane Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2020, shipments abroad of sugar cane decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. Over the period under review, exports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of X tonnes. from 2019 to 2020, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, sugar cane exports reduced notably to $X in 2020. In general, exports saw perceptible growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

In 2020, Greece (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) were the major exporters of sugar cane in the European Union, together recording approx. X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Spain (X tonnes) and Belgium (X tonnes), together achieving a X% share of total exports.

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

In value terms, the largest sugar cane supplying countries in the European Union were the Netherlands ($X), Greece ($X) and Belgium ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Spain, which accounted for a further X the main exporting countries, Spain saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The sugar cane export price in the European Union stood at $X per tonne in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. Export price indicated a notable 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, sugar cane export price increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when the export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export prices hit record highs in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

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

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

Sugar Cane Imports

Imports in the EU

Sugar cane imports surged to X tonnes in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year's figure. In general, imports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, sugar cane imports soared to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports showed a perceptible contraction. The level of import peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Spain represented the main importer of sugar cane in the European Union, with the volume of imports finishing at X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2020. Belgium (X tonnes) held a X% share (based on tonnes) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Ireland (X%) and the Netherlands (X%). The following importers - France (X tonnes), Cyprus (X tonnes) and Italy (X tonnes) - each recorded a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Belgium, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest sugar cane importing markets in the European Union were Belgium ($X), Spain ($X) and Ireland ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

In terms of the main importing countries, Belgium 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

In 2020, the sugar cane import price in the European Union amounted to $X per tonne, increasing by X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, recorded a pronounced descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 when the import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was France ($X per tonne), while Italy ($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.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for sugar cane in the the EU?
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The country with the largest volume of sugar cane consumption was Portugal (5.6K tonnes), accounting for 66% of total volume. Moreover, sugar cane consumption in Portugal exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Spain (1.5K tonnes), fourfold. Belgium (671 tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 7.8% share.
What are the largest producers of sugar cane in the the EU?
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Portugal (5.6K tonnes) remains the largest sugar cane producing country in the European Union, accounting for 88% of total volume. Moreover, sugar cane production in Portugal exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Spain (462 tonnes), more than tenfold.
What are the leading suppliers of sugar cane in the the EU?
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In value terms, the largest sugar cane supplying countries in the European Union were the Netherlands ($131K), Greece ($75K) and Belgium ($56K), with a combined 76% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Spain, which accounted for a further 15%.
What are the leading importers of sugar cane in the the EU?
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In value terms, Belgium ($866K), Spain ($612K) and Ireland ($334K) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined 78% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for sugar cane in the the EU?
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The sugar cane export price in the European Union stood at $1,587 per tonne in 2020, increasing by 32% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sugar cane in the the EU?
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In 2020, the sugar cane import price in the European Union amounted to $973 per tonne, with an increase of 4.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 156 - Sugar cane

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the sugar cane 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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