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Date Market Size in India

After three years of growth, the Indian date market decreased by -X% to $X in 2019. In general, consumption, however, enjoyed a remarkable increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $X in 2018, and then fell sharply in the following year.

Date Exports

Exports from India

Date exports from India shrank significantly to X tonnes in 2019, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, exports showed a perceptible descent. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, date exports fell remarkably to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a notable expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. From 2015 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Yemen (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes) and Singapore (X tonnes) were the main destinations of date exports from India, with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Senegal, Canada, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Nigeria, Turkey and Kuwait, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in South Africa, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Singapore ($X) remains the key foreign market for date exports from India, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Indonesia ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Malaysia, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Singapore stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Indonesia (+X% per year) and Malaysia (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average date export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, recorded a buoyant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Malaysia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Senegal ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the United Arab Emirates, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Date Imports

Imports into India

After three years of growth, overseas purchases of dates decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. Over the period under review, imports, however, enjoyed resilient growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2018, and then declined sharply in the following year.

In value terms, date imports shrank notably to $X in 2019. In general, imports, however, saw prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2018, and then shrank sharply in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Iraq (X tonnes) constituted the largest date supplier to India, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, date imports from Iraq exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Iran (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Iraq totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the United Arab Emirates (+X% per year) and Iran (+X% per year).

In value terms, the largest date suppliers to India were Iraq ($X), the United Arab Emirates ($X) and Iran ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

In terms of the main suppliers, Iraq 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 average date import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price recorded a drastic downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 an increase of X% year-to-year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Saudi Arabia ($X per tonne), while the price for Iraq ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United Arab Emirates, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for dates in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of date consumption in 2019 were Egypt (1.6M tonnes), Saudi Arabia (1.4M tonnes) and Iran (1.2M tonnes), together accounting for 42% of global consumption. Algeria, Iraq, Pakistan, Sudan, Oman, China, India, the United Arab Emirates, Libya and Tunisia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 43%.
What are the largest producers of dates in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of date production in 2019 were Egypt (1.6M tonnes), Saudi Arabia (1.5M tonnes) and Iran (1.3M tonnes), with a combined 46% share of global production. These countries were followed by Algeria, Iraq, Pakistan, Sudan, Oman, China, the United Arab Emirates, Tunisia and Libya, which together accounted for a further 43%.
What are the leading suppliers of dates to India?
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In value terms, the largest date suppliers to India were Iraq ($60M), the United Arab Emirates ($51M) and Iran ($27M), together accounting for 84% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of dates from India?
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In value terms, Singapore ($358K) remains the key foreign market for date exports from India, comprising 27% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Indonesia ($164K), with a 12% share of total exports. It was followed by Malaysia, with a 9.1% share.
What is the average export price for dates in India?
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The average date export price stood at $1,554 per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -3.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for dates in India?
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The average date import price stood at $582 per tonne in 2019, declining by -6.3% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 577 - Dates

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the date market in India. 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:
• India

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in India
• 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 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
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, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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