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Kenya: Avocado Market Overview 2021

Avocado Market Size in Kenya

The Kenyan avocado market dropped to $X in 2020, declining by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption, however, enjoyed a resilient increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2019, and then shrank in the following year.

Avocado Production in Kenya

In value terms, avocado production declined to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production posted a remarkable increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Avocado production peaked at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

In 2020, the average yield of avocados in Kenya rose modestly to X tonnes per ha, surging by X% compared with the year before. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, the yield attained the peak level of X tonnes per ha. from 2011 to 2020, the growth of the average avocado yield remained at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, the total area harvested in terms of avocados production in Kenya rose markedly to X ha, picking up by X% compared with 2019 figures. In general, the harvested area showed resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The avocado harvested area peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Avocado Exports

Exports from Kenya

In 2020, exports of avocados from Kenya soared to X tonnes, with an increase of X% against 2019 figures. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a prominent increase. As a result, exports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, avocado exports expanded markedly to $X in 2020. Overall, exports saw a resilient increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

The Netherlands (X tonnes), Russia (X tonnes) and the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes) were the main destinations of avocado exports from Kenya, together accounting for X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Russia, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for avocado exported from Kenya were the Netherlands ($X), France ($X) and the United Arab Emirates ($X), together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Spain, the UK, Saudi Arabia and Russia, which together accounted for a further X recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average avocado export price amounted to $X per tonne, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the UK, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Avocado Imports

Imports into Kenya

After three years of decline, purchases abroad of avocados increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. Overall, imports showed a significant increase. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, avocado imports soared to $X in 2020. In general, imports showed a significant increase. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Tanzania (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of avocado to Kenya, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, avocado imports from Tanzania exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Rwanda (X tonnes), threefold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Tanzania stood at +X%.

In value terms, Tanzania ($X) and Rwanda ($X) were the largest avocado suppliers to Kenya.

In terms of the main suppliers, Rwanda (+X% per year) saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review.

Import Prices by Country

The average avocado import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, rising by X% against the previous year. Overall, import price indicated a perceptible increase 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, avocado import price increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Rwanda ($X per tonne), while the price for Tanzania amounted to $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Tanzania.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for avocados in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of avocado consumption in 2020 were Mexico (1.3M tonnes), the U.S. (1.2M tonnes) and the Dominican Republic (692K tonnes), with a combined 40% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Colombia, Indonesia, the Netherlands, Haiti, Brazil, Peru, Kenya, China, France and Venezuela, which together accounted for a further 34%.
What are the largest producers of avocados in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of avocado production was Mexico (2.4M tonnes), comprising approx. 31% of total volume. Moreover, avocado production in Mexico exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the Dominican Republic (736K tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Peru (606K tonnes), with a 7.8% share.
What are the leading suppliers of avocados to Kenya?
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In value terms, the largest avocado suppliers to Kenya were Tanzania ($227K) and Rwanda ($115K).
What are the leading importers of avocados from Kenya?
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In value terms, the largest markets for avocado exported from Kenya were the Netherlands ($28M), France ($17M) and the United Arab Emirates ($17M), together comprising 53% of total exports. Spain, the UK, Saudi Arabia and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 32%.
What is the average export price for avocados in Kenya?
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In 2020, the average avocado export price amounted to $1,304 per tonne, falling by -19.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for avocados in Kenya?
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The average avocado import price stood at $2,612 per tonne in 2020, growing by 2.5% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 572 - Avocados

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the avocado market in Kenya. 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:
• Kenya

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Kenya
• 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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