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MENA: Maize Market 2023

Maize Market Size in MENA

In 2021, after three years of decline, there was significant growth in the MENA's maize market, when its value increased by 16% to $X. In general, consumption, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2018 to 2021, the growth of the market failed to regain momentum.

Maize Production in MENA

In value terms, maize production shrank slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production recorded a slight reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the production volume increased by 17% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

Iran (X tons) remains the largest maize producing country in MENA, accounting for 57% of total volume. Moreover, maize production in Iran exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Israel (X tons), fourfold. Oman (X tons) ranked third in terms of total production with an 8.8% share.

In Iran, maize production remained relatively stable over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Israel (-0.9% per year) and Oman (+4.3% per year).

In 2021, the average yield of maize (green) in MENA declined slightly to X tons per ha, with a decrease of -2.2% against the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when the yield increased by 21%. Over the period under review, the maize yield attained the peak level at X tons per ha in 2020, and then shrank modestly in the following year. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, the maize harvested area in MENA expanded modestly to X ha, surging by 2.1% on 2020. Over the period under review, the harvested area, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the harvested area increased by 36%. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of X ha. From 2014 to 2021, the growth of the maize harvested area failed to regain momentum.

Maize Exports

Exports in MENA

In 2021, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in overseas shipments of maize (green), when their volume decreased by -65.2% to X tons. Overall, exports, however, recorded temperate growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 with an increase of 105%. The volume of export peaked at X tons in 2020, and then declined sharply in the following year.

In value terms, maize exports fell sharply to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports saw a slight downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of 29% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2021, Iran (X tons), distantly followed by Morocco (X tons), Oman (X tons), Israel (X tons), Turkey (X tons) and Saudi Arabia (X tons) were the key exporters of maize (green), together mixing up 87% of total exports. Egypt (X tons) took a little share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the key exporting countries, was attained by Morocco (with a CAGR of +12.9%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Morocco ($X), Israel ($X) and Iran ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, together accounting for 66% of total exports.

Morocco, with a CAGR of +11.9%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in MENA amounted to $X per ton, growing by 127% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, recorded a noticeable setback. Over the period under review, the export prices reached the maximum at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was Israel ($X per ton), while Oman ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Saudi Arabia (+4.3%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Maize Imports

Imports in MENA

In 2021, overseas purchases of maize (green) decreased by -24.7% to X tons, falling for the fourth year in a row after six years of growth. Over the period under review, imports, however, showed a perceptible increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of 34%. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tons in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, maize imports contracted modestly to $X in 2021. In general, imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of 23%. The level of import peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

The United Arab Emirates was the largest importer of maize (green) in MENA, with the volume of imports recording X tons, which was near 40% of total imports in 2021. Saudi Arabia (X tons) held the second position in the ranking, followed by Kuwait (X tons), Qatar (X tons), Bahrain (X tons) and Oman (X tons). All these countries together took near 52% share of total imports. Palestine (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to maize imports into the United Arab Emirates stood at +10.7%. At the same time, Bahrain (+22.0%), Kuwait (+21.1%) and Saudi Arabia (+12.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Bahrain emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in MENA, with a CAGR of +22.0% from 2012-2021. By contrast, Palestine (-1.6%), Oman (-1.7%) and Qatar (-15.3%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2012 to 2021, the share of the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain increased by +19, +11, +9.4 and +6 percentage points, respectively.

In value terms, the United Arab Emirates ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported maize (green) in MENA, comprising 41% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Kuwait ($X), with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by Qatar, with an 11% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in the United Arab Emirates amounted to +5.7%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Kuwait (+13.0% per year) and Qatar (-15.2% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The import price in MENA stood at $X per ton in 2021, growing by 28% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, recorded a perceptible contraction. Over the period under review, import prices reached the peak figure at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Palestine ($X per ton), while Saudi Arabia ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Qatar (+0.1%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

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 maize (green) in MENA?
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The country with the largest volume of maize consumption was Iran, comprising approx. 50% of total volume. Moreover, maize consumption in Iran exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Israel, fourfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by the United Arab Emirates, with an 8.9% share.
What are the largest producers of maize (green) in MENA?
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The country with the largest volume of maize production was Iran, comprising approx. 57% of total volume. Moreover, maize production in Iran exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Israel, fourfold. Oman ranked third in terms of total production with an 8.8% share.
What are the leading exporters of maize (green) in MENA?
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In value terms, Morocco, Israel and Iran constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, together accounting for 66% of total exports.
What are the leading importers of maize (green) in MENA?
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In value terms, the United Arab Emirates constitutes the largest market for imported maize green) in MENA, comprising 41% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Kuwait, with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by Qatar, with an 11% share.
What is the average export price for maize (green) in MENA?
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In 2021, the export price in MENA amounted to $902 per ton, surging by 127% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for maize (green) in MENA?
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The import price in MENA stood at $1,248 per ton in 2021, picking up by 28% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the maize market in MENA. 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:
• FCL 446 - Green Corn (Maize)
Country coverage:
• Bahrain
• Djibouti
• Jordan
• Lebanon
• Palestine
• Syrian Arab Republic
• Tunisia
• Yemen

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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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 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 2012–2022
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 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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Algeria
• Bahrain
• Djibouti
• Egypt
• Iran
• Iraq
• Israel
• Jordan
• Kuwait
• Lebanon
• Libya
• Morocco
• Oman
• Palestine
• Qatar
• Saudi Arabia
• Syrian Arab Republic
• Tunisia
• Turkey
• United Arab Emirates
• Yemen
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, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2022
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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