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Latin America and the Caribbean: Melon Market Overview 2020

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Melon Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Latin American melon market rose significantly to $X in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. The level of consumption peaked in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Melon Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, melon production expanded modestly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period 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 2011 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. The level of production peaked at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.

The countries with the highest volumes of melon production in 2019 were Guatemala (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes) and Brazil (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production. Honduras, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Chile and Paraguay lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of melon production, amongst the key producing countries, was attained by Colombia, while melon production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In 2019, the average yield of melons in Latin America and the Caribbean was estimated at X tonnes per ha, therefore, remained relatively stable against the year before. Over the period under review, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of yield peaked at X tonnes per ha in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, the yield stood 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 2019, the harvested area of melons in Latin America and the Caribbean was estimated at X ha, almost unchanged from 2018 figures. Overall, the harvested area, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of harvested area peaked at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.

Production By Country in Latin America and the Caribbean

The countries with the highest volumes of melon production in 2019 were Guatemala (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes) and Brazil (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production. Honduras, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Argentina lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Honduras, while melon production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Melon Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2019, approx. X tonnes of melons were exported in Latin America and the Caribbean; dropping by -X% against the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a mild contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, melon exports contracted to $X in 2019. Overall, exports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

In 2019, Guatemala (X tonnes), Honduras (X tonnes) and Brazil (X tonnes) represented the largest exporter of melons in Latin America and the Caribbean, achieving X% of total export. Costa Rica (X tonnes) ranks next in terms of the total exports with a X% share, followed by Mexico (X%).

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Honduras, while exports for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

In value terms, the largest melon supplying countries in Latin America and the Caribbean were Honduras ($X), Brazil ($X) and Guatemala ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports.

Among the main exporting countries, Honduras 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 mixed trends in the exports figures.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the melon export price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X per tonne, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Over the last twelve-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the export price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2018 to 2019, the growth in terms of the export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Mexico ($X per tonne), while Guatemala ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Honduras, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Melon Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in purchases abroad of melons, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. Total imports indicated noticeable growth from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2018, and then declined rapidly in the following year.

In value terms, melon imports fell remarkably to $X in 2019. In general, imports, however, saw a tangible expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2018, and then plummeted in the following year.

Imports by Country

Mexico prevails in melon imports structure, finishing at X tonnes, which was near X% of total imports in 2019. It was distantly followed by El Salvador (X tonnes), achieving an X% share of total imports. The following importers - Argentina (X tonnes), Aruba (X tonnes) and Bahamas (X tonnes) - each resulted at a X% share of total imports.

Imports into Mexico increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019. At the same time, Argentina (+X%) and El Salvador (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Argentina emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2019. By contrast, Bahamas (-X%) and Aruba (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Mexico (+X p.p.) and El Salvador (+X p.p.) increased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Mexico ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported melons in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by El Salvador ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Aruba, with a X% share.

In Mexico, melon imports expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2019. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: El Salvador (+X% per year) and Aruba (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the melon import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X per tonne, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne, and then contracted remarkably in the following year.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Aruba ($X per tonne), while Mexico ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Aruba, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for melons in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of melon consumption in 2019 were Mexico (516K tonnes), Brazil (338K tonnes) and Guatemala (327K tonnes), with a combined 63% share of total consumption. Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Costa Rica, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Paraguay lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 33%.
What are the largest producers of melons in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of melon production in 2019 were Guatemala (633K tonnes), Mexico (600K tonnes) and Brazil (590K tonnes), with a combined 63% share of total production. These countries were followed by Honduras, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Argentina, which together accounted for a further 26%.
What are the leading exporters of melons in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Honduras ($206M), Brazil ($160M) and Guatemala ($131M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, together comprising 72% of total exports.
What are the leading importers of melons in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Mexico ($11M) constitutes the largest market for imported melons in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 65% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by El Salvador ($1.6M), with a 9.7% share of total imports. It was followed by Aruba, with a 4.9% share.
What is the average export price for melons in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In 2019, the melon export price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $652 per tonne, shrinking by -2.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for melons in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The melon import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $481 per tonne in 2019, waning by -28.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 568 - Melons, Cantaloupes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the melon market in Latin America and the Caribbean. 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:
• Anguilla
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Bermuda
• Bolivia
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Curacao
• Dominica
• Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Guyana
• Montserrat
• Nicaragua
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Saint Maarten (Dutch part)
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Islands
• United States Virgin Islands

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Latin America and the Caribbean, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Latin America and the Caribbean
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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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
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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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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 VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Argentina
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bermuda
• Bolivia
• Brazil
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Chile
• Colombia
• Costa Rica
• Cuba
• Curacao
• Dominica
• Dominican Republic
• Ecuador
• El Salvador
• Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Grenada
• Guadeloupe
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Mexico
• Montserrat
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Peru
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Saint Maarten (Dutch part)
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Islands
• United States Virgin Islands
• Uruguay
• Venezuela
• Puerto Rico
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, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2019
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Yield And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2019
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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