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Japan: Plantain Market Overview 2021

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Plantain Market Size in Japan

In 2019, the Japanese plantain market increased by X% to $X, rising for the second year in a row after five years of decline. Overall, consumption, however, showed a abrupt setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Plantain consumption peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Plantain Exports

Exports from Japan

In 2019, after three years of decline, there was significant growth in shipments abroad of plantains, when their volume increased by X% to X tonnes. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a dramatic curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, plantain exports contracted notably to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate a sharp setback. The smallest decline of -X% was in 2015. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Singapore (X tonnes) was the main destination for plantain exports from Japan, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, plantain exports to Singapore exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, the Netherlands (X kg), more than tenfold.

From 2012 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Singapore amounted to +X%.

In value terms, Singapore ($X) emerged as the key foreign market for plantain exports from Japan, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Singapore totaled -X%.

Export Prices by Country

The average plantain export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price continues to indicate a abrupt shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2015 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Singapore stood at $X per tonne.

From 2012 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the Netherlands.

Plantain Imports

Imports into Japan

In 2019, overseas purchases of plantains increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. In general, imports, however, showed a abrupt downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, plantain imports rose markedly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports, however, recorded a abrupt shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Indonesia (X tonnes), the Philippines (X tonnes) and Ecuador (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of plantain imports to Japan, together comprising X% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Ecuador, while imports for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, the Philippines ($X), Indonesia ($X) and Ecuador ($X) constituted the largest plantain suppliers to Japan, together accounting for X% of total imports.

In terms of the main suppliers, Ecuador saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Import Prices by Country

The average plantain import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, declining by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a abrupt decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2012 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Ecuador, 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 plantains in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of plantain consumption in 2019 were Ghana (4.9M tonnes), Democratic Republic of the Congo (4.9M tonnes) and Cameroon (4.8M tonnes), with a combined 35% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Uganda, Nigeria, the Philippines, Peru, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Myanmar, the Dominican Republic, Rwanda and Venezuela, which together accounted for a further 47%.
What are the largest producers of plantains in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of plantain production in 2019 were Ghana (4.9M tonnes), Democratic Republic of the Congo (4.9M tonnes) and Cameroon (4.8M tonnes), together comprising 34% of global production. Uganda, Nigeria, the Philippines, Peru, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Myanmar, the Dominican Republic, Rwanda and Venezuela lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 47%.
What are the leading suppliers of plantains to Japan?
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In value terms, the Philippines ($357K), Indonesia ($293K) and Ecuador ($114K) appeared to be the largest plantain suppliers to Japan, together accounting for 97% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of plantains from Japan?
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In value terms, Singapore ($373) emerged as the key foreign market for plantain exports from Japan, comprising 72% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($145), with a 28% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for plantains in Japan?
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The average plantain export price stood at $327 per tonne in 2019, which is down by -66.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for plantains in Japan?
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The average plantain import price stood at $1,124 per tonne in 2019, with a decrease of -3.5% against the previous year.

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This report provides an in-depth analysis of the plantain 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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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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