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Japan - Cereal Flours - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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Japan: Cereal Flour Market Overview 2021

Cereal Flour Market Size in Japan

In 2019, the Japanese cereal flour market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the fourth year in a row after nine years of growth. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Cereal Flour Production in Japan

In value terms, cereal flour production contracted to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, the total production indicated pronounced growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production decreased by -X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Cereal Flour Exports

Exports from Japan

In 2019, approx. X tonnes of cereal flours were exported from Japan; increasing by X% on the previous year's figure. In general, exports, however, continue to indicate a perceptible downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2009 to 2019, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, cereal flour exports skyrocketed to $X in 2019. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. From 2009 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes), Singapore (X tonnes) and Viet Nam (X tonnes) were the main destinations of cereal flour exports from Japan, together accounting for X% of total exports. These countries were followed by China, Taiwan (Chinese), Thailand and Malaysia, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in China, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($X), China ($X) and Singapore ($X) constituted the largest markets for cereal flour exported from Japan worldwide, together accounting for X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Taiwan (Chinese), Viet Nam, Thailand and Malaysia, which together accounted for a further X the main countries of destination, Taiwan (Chinese) recorded 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 average cereal flour export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export price indicated a noticeable expansion from 2007 to 2019: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, cereal flour export price increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. The export price peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Taiwan (Chinese) ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Singapore ($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 Taiwan (Chinese), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cereal Flour Imports

Imports into Japan

In 2019, after four years of growth, there was significant decline in overseas purchases of cereal flours, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. In general, imports, however, saw buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2018, and then contracted in the following year.

In value terms, cereal flour imports shrank modestly to $X in 2019. Overall, total imports indicated tangible growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at $X in 2018, and then dropped modestly in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Italy (X tonnes) constituted the largest cereal flour supplier to Japan, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, cereal flour imports from Italy exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, France (X tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Germany (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Italy totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: France (-X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

In value terms, Italy ($X) constituted the largest supplier of cereal flour to Japan, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from Italy amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: France (-X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average cereal flour import price amounted to $X per tonne, growing by X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for India ($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 U.S., while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cereal flours in the world?
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China (76M tonnes) remains the largest cereal flour consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 20% of total volume. Moreover, cereal flour consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (23M tonnes), threefold. The U.S. (18M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.6% share.
What are the largest producers of cereal flours in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of cereal flour production was China (77M tonnes), accounting for 20% of total volume. Moreover, cereal flour production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (23M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the U.S. (18M tonnes), with a 4.6% share.
What are the leading suppliers of cereal flours to Japan?
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In value terms, Italy ($2.2M) constituted the largest supplier of cereal flour to Japan, comprising 45% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($770K), with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 11% share.
What are the leading importers of cereal flours from Japan?
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In value terms, the largest markets for cereal flour exported from Japan were Hong Kong SAR ($23M), China ($12M) and Singapore ($9.9M), with a combined 60% share of total exports. Taiwan (Chinese), Viet Nam, Thailand and Malaysia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 28%.
What is the average export price for cereal flours in Japan?
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In 2019, the average cereal flour export price amounted to $636 per tonne, increasing by 2.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cereal flours in Japan?
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The average cereal flour import price stood at $573 per tonne in 2019, increasing by 12% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10612100 - Wheat or meslin flour
• Prodcom 10612200 - Cereal flours (excluding wheat or meslin)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cereal flour market in Japan. 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:
• Japan

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Japan
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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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
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
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
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 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:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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