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Japan: Tomato Market Overview 2021

Tomato Market Size in Japan

In 2020, after two years of decline, there was growth in the Japanese tomato market, when its value increased by X% to $X. In general, consumption, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. from 2018 to 2020, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Tomato Production in Japan

In value terms, tomato production stood at $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production saw a slight setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. from 2018 to 2020, production growth failed to regain the momentum.

In 2020, the average yield of tomatoes in Japan totaled X tonnes per ha, remaining constant against the previous year. Over the period under review, the yield recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the yield increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average tomato yield reached the peak level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, the tomato harvested area in Japan shrank to X ha, flattening at the previous year. In general, the harvested area recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to tomato production attained the peak figure at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Tomato Exports

Exports from Japan

In 2020, overseas shipments of tomatoes increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. Over the period under review, exports posted significant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of X tonnes. from 2012 to 2020, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, tomato exports surged to $X in 2020. Overall, exports posted a significant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure in 2020 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes) was the main destination for tomato exports from Japan, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, tomato exports to Hong Kong SAR exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Singapore (X tonnes), fivefold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to Hong Kong SAR amounted to +X%.

In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($X) remains the key foreign market for tomato exports from Japan, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Singapore ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to Hong Kong SAR totaled +X%.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average tomato export price amounted to $X per tonne, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2013 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied noticeably for the major external markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Hong Kong SAR ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Singapore amounted to $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Hong Kong SAR.

Tomato Imports

Imports into Japan

In 2020, purchases abroad of tomatoes increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fifth year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, imports recorded a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, tomato imports totaled $X in 2020. In general, imports posted prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2020 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

In 2020, South Korea (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of tomato to Japan, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, tomato imports from South Korea exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, New Zealand (X tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the U.S. (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from South Korea amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: New Zealand (+X% per year) and the U.S. (+X% per year).

In value terms, South Korea ($X) constituted the largest supplier of tomato to Japan, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S., with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from South Korea amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and the U.S. (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average tomato import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price continues to indicate a abrupt decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for tomatoes in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of tomato consumption was China (65M tonnes), accounting for 35% of total volume. Moreover, tomato consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (20M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (13M tonnes), with a 6.8% share.
What are the largest producers of tomatoes in the world?
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China (66M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of tomato production, comprising approx. 35% of total volume. Moreover, tomato production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (20M tonnes), threefold. Turkey (13M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of tomatoes to Japan?
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In value terms, South Korea ($12M) constituted the largest supplier of tomato to Japan, comprising 35% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($5.2M), with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S., with a 14% share.
What are the leading importers of tomatoes from Japan?
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In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($662K) remains the key foreign market for tomato exports from Japan, comprising 85% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Singapore ($118K), with a 15% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for tomatoes in Japan?
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In 2020, the average tomato export price amounted to $1,484 per tonne, picking up by 11% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for tomatoes in Japan?
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The average tomato import price stood at $693 per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -5.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 388 - Tomatoes, fresh

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the tomato 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 2007–2020
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 2030
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, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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