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Kuwait: Root And Tuber Market 2022

Root And Tuber Market Size in Kuwait

The Kuwaiti root and tuber market declined to $X in 2021, waning by -6.6% against the previous year. In general, the total consumption indicated resilient growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +5.0% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption increased by +6.2% against 2019 indices. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, consumption failed to regain momentum.

Root And Tuber Production in Kuwait

In value terms, root and tuber production fell to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production continues to indicate a perceptible shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 241% against the previous year. Root and tuber production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

The average yield of roots and tubers in Kuwait declined to X tons per ha in 2021, approximately reflecting 2020 figures. In general, the yield, however, saw a perceptible increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the yield increased by 129% against the previous year. The root and tuber yield peaked at X tons per ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, the yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The root and tuber harvested area in Kuwait dropped to X ha in 2021, with a decrease of -9.1% against 2020 figures. Overall, the harvested area saw a deep setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the harvested area increased by 51%. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to root and tuber production attained the peak figure at X ha in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Root And Tuber Exports

Exports from Kuwait

In 2021, shipments abroad of roots and tubers decreased by -0.6% to X tons, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when exports increased by 1,371% against the previous year. As a result, the exports reached the peak of X tons. From 2017 to 2021, the growth of the exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, root and tuber exports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, recorded buoyant growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when exports increased by 674%. As a result, the exports attained the peak of $X. From 2017 to 2021, the growth of the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

Qatar (X tons) was the main destination for root and tuber exports from Kuwait, accounting for a approx. 73% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume to Qatar stood at +28.4%.

In value terms, Qatar ($X) also remains the key foreign market for root and tuber exports from Kuwait.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Qatar amounted to +7.5%.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average root and tuber export price amounted to $X per ton, picking up by 48% against the previous year. In general, the export price posted a buoyant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the average export price increased by 593% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

As there is only one major export destination, the average price level is determined by prices for Qatar.

From 2012 to 2021, the rate of growth in terms of prices for Iraq amounted to +0.3% per year.

Root And Tuber Imports

Imports into Kuwait

In 2021, approx. X tons of roots and tubers were imported into Kuwait; which is down by -2.5% against the previous year. In general, total imports indicated buoyant growth from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +7.1% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +1.7% against 2019 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of 64%. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tons. From 2015 to 2021, the growth of imports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, root and tuber imports contracted to $X in 2021. Overall, imports, however, showed prominent growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when imports increased by 89% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2015 to 2021, the growth of imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, the United Arab Emirates (X tons) was the main supplier of root and tuber to Kuwait, with a 98% share of total imports. It was followed by Egypt (X tons), with a 1.3% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume from the United Arab Emirates totaled +7.1%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Egypt (+6.2% per year) and India (-5.0% per year).

In value terms, the United Arab Emirates ($X) constituted the largest supplier of root and tuber to Kuwait, comprising 94% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Egypt ($X), with a 3.9% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from the United Arab Emirates totaled +12.2%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Egypt (+14.6% per year) and India (-2.8% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the average root and tuber import price amounted to $X per ton, shrinking by -3.3% against the previous year. Over the period from 2012 to 2021, it increased at an average annual rate of +4.6%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the average import price increased by 35%. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Egypt ($X per ton), while the price for the United Arab Emirates ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Egypt (+7.9%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for roots and tubers in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of root and tuber consumption, accounting for 18% of total volume. Moreover, root and tuber consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Nigeria, twofold. The third position in this ranking was held by India, with a 7.4% share.
What are the largest producers of roots and tubers in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of root and tuber production was China, comprising approx. 18% of total volume. Moreover, root and tuber production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Nigeria, twofold. The third position in this ranking was held by India, with a 7.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of roots and tubers to Kuwait?
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In value terms, the United Arab Emirates constituted the largest supplier of root and tuber to Kuwait, comprising 94% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Egypt, with a 3.9% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of roots and tubers from Kuwait?
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In value terms, Qatar remains the key foreign market for root and tuber exports from Kuwait.
What is the average export price for roots and tubers in Kuwait?
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In 2021, the average root and tuber export price amounted to $2,128 per ton, picking up by 48% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for roots and tubers in Kuwait?
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The average root and tuber import price stood at $384 per ton in 2021, waning by -3.3% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the root and tuber market in Kuwait. 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 2030.


Product coverage:
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• FCL 122 - Sweet potatoes
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• FCL 137 - Yams
• FCL 135 - Yautia (Cocoyam)
Country coverage:
• Kuwait

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Kuwait
• 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
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2022
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2022
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, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
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