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Middle East: Cereal Market 2022

Cereal Market Size in the Middle East

In 2021, the Middle Eastern cereal market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. Overall, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Cereal Production in the Middle East

In value terms, cereal production contracted modestly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Turkey (X tons), Iran (X tons) and Iraq (X tons), together accounting for X% of total production.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Iraq (with a CAGR of +X%), while production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The average cereal yield dropped slightly to X tons per ha in 2021, waning by -X% on 2020 figures. In general, the yield, however, saw slight growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the yield increased by X%. Over the period under review, the cereal yield attained the maximum level at X tons per ha in 2016; however, from 2017 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.

In 2021, approx. X ha of cereals were harvested in the Middle East; remaining relatively unchanged against 2020 figures. Over the period under review, the harvested area, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when the harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. The level of harvested area peaked at X ha in 2020, and then contracted slightly in the following year.

Cereal Exports

Exports in the Middle East

In 2021, approx. X tons of cereals were exported in the Middle East; surging by X% on the previous year's figure. In general, exports recorded a strong expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when exports increased by X%. The volume of export peaked at X tons in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, cereal exports surged to $X in 2021. Total exports indicated a buoyant increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2019 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X%. The level of export peaked at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Turkey represented the major exporter of cereals in the Middle East, with the volume of exports resulting at X tons, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2021. It was distantly followed by Syrian Arab Republic (X tons), the United Arab Emirates (X tons), Jordan (X tons) and Israel (X tons), together making up a X% share of total exports. Iran (X tons) took a relatively small share of total exports.

Exports from Turkey increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Syrian Arab Republic (+X%), Jordan (+X%) and Iran (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Syrian Arab Republic emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the Middle East, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. The United Arab Emirates experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Israel (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Turkey (+X p.p.), Syrian Arab Republic (+X p.p.) and Jordan (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while the United Arab Emirates and Israel saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Turkey ($X) remains the largest cereal supplier in the Middle East, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by the United Arab Emirates ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Syrian Arab Republic, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Turkey totaled +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the United Arab Emirates (+X% per year) and Syrian Arab Republic (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in the Middle East amounted to $X per ton, jumping by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, showed a slight shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when the export price increased by X%. As a result, the export price reached the peak level of $X per ton. From 2015 to 2021, the the export prices failed to regain momentum.

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

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

Cereal Imports

Imports in the Middle East

In 2021, imports of cereals in the Middle East amounted to X tons, increasing by X% compared with the year before. In general, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when imports increased by X%. 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, cereal imports totaled $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports, however, saw a noticeable slump. The level of import peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

Imports by Country

Turkey (X tons) and Iran (X tons) represented the largest importers of cereals in 2021, accounting for approx. X% and X% of total imports, respectively. Saudi Arabia (X tons) took a X% share (based on physical terms) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Israel (X%), Yemen (X%), Jordan (X%) and the United Arab Emirates (X%). Lebanon (X tons) took a minor share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by Turkey (with a CAGR of +X%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest cereal importing markets in the Middle East were Turkey ($X), Iran ($X) and Saudi Arabia ($X), together comprising X% of total imports.

Among the main importing countries, Turkey, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in the Middle East amounted to $X per ton, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, continues to indicate a noticeable reduction. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in Israel ($X per ton) and Turkey ($X per ton), while Iran ($X per ton) and the United Arab Emirates ($X per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Israel (-X%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cereals in the the Middle East?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Turkey, Iran and Iraq, with a combined 75% share of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of cereals in the the Middle East?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Turkey, Iran and Iraq, with a combined 91% share of total production.
What are the leading exporters of cereals in the the Middle East?
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In value terms, Turkey remains the largest cereal supplier in the Middle East, comprising 68% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by the United Arab Emirates, with a 12% share of total exports. It was followed by Syrian Arab Republic, with a 7.5% share.
What are the leading importers of cereals in the the Middle East?
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In value terms, Turkey, Iran and Saudi Arabia appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, with a combined 62% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for cereals in the the Middle East?
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In 2021, the export price in the Middle East amounted to $344 per ton, surging by 18% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cereals in the the Middle East?
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In 2021, the import price in the Middle East amounted to $229 per ton, growing by 6.6% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cereal market in the Middle East. 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 108 - Cereals, nes
• FCL 103 - Mixed grain
• FCL 92 - Quinoa
• FCL 15 - Wheat
• FCL 71 - Rye
• FCL 44 - Barley
• FCL 75 - Oats
• FCL 56 - Maize
• FCL 27 - Rice, paddy
• FCL 83 - Sorghum
• FCL 89 - Buckwheat
• FCL 101 - Canary seed
• FCL 94 - Fonio
• FCL 97 - Triticale
• FCL 79 - Millet
Country coverage:
• Bahrain
• Jordan
• Lebanon
• Palestine
• Syrian Arab Republic
• Yemen

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

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• 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
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
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 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 2012–2021
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 2012–2021
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

• Bahrain
• Iran
• Iraq
• Israel
• Jordan
• Kuwait
• Lebanon
• Oman
• Palestine
• Qatar
• Saudi Arabia
• Syrian Arab Republic
• Turkey
• United Arab Emirates
• Yemen
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2021
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
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, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2021
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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