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Saudi Arabia: Cereal Flour Market Overview 2021

Cereal Flour Market Size in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi cereal flour market reached $X in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, the total consumption indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, consumption increased by +X% against 2013 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Cereal flour consumption peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Cereal Flour Production in Saudi Arabia

In value terms, cereal flour production expanded notably to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, continues to indicate a strong increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Cereal flour production peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Cereal Flour Exports

Exports from Saudi Arabia

In 2019, overseas shipments of cereal flours increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. In general, exports, however, continue to indicate a noticeable decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2014 to 2019, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, cereal flour exports shrank to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Yemen (X tonnes), the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes) and Kuwait (X tonnes) were the main destinations of cereal flour exports from Saudi Arabia, together comprising X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by the United Arab Emirates, while exports for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, the largest markets for cereal flour exported from Saudi Arabia were the United Arab Emirates ($X), Yemen ($X) and Kuwait ($X), together comprising X% of total exports.

The United Arab Emirates saw 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 a decline.

Export Prices by Country

The average cereal flour export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, dropping by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, posted a pronounced expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 an increase of X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Yemen, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Cereal Flour Imports

Imports into Saudi Arabia

In 2019, overseas purchases of cereal flours increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a tangible expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, cereal flour imports rose to $X in 2019. In general, imports enjoyed slight growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Kuwait (X tonnes) constituted the largest cereal flour supplier to Saudi Arabia, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, cereal flour imports from Kuwait exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Egypt (X tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume from Kuwait totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Egypt (+X% per year) and the United Arab Emirates (-X% per year).

In value terms, Kuwait ($X) constituted the largest supplier of cereal flour to Saudi Arabia, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the United Arab Emirates ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Egypt, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from Kuwait amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the United Arab Emirates (-X% per year) and Egypt (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average cereal flour import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, standing approx. at the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price showed a mild setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was India ($X per tonne), while the price for Egypt ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by India, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cereal flours in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of cereal flour consumption was China (76M tonnes), comprising approx. 20% of total volume. Moreover, cereal flour consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (23M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the U.S. (18M tonnes), with a 4.6% share.
What are the largest producers of cereal flours in the world?
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China (77M tonnes) remains the largest cereal flour producing country worldwide, accounting for 20% of total volume. Moreover, cereal flour production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (23M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the U.S. (18M tonnes), with a 4.6% share.
What are the leading suppliers of cereal flours to Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, Kuwait ($51M) constituted the largest supplier of cereal flour to Saudi Arabia, comprising 83% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the United Arab Emirates ($2.7M), with a 4.4% share of total imports. It was followed by Egypt, with a 3% share.
What are the leading importers of cereal flours from Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, the United Arab Emirates ($229K), Yemen ($154K) and Kuwait ($34K) were the largest markets for cereal flour exported from Saudi Arabia worldwide, together accounting for 100% of total exports.
What is the average export price for cereal flours in Saudi Arabia?
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The average cereal flour export price stood at $294 per tonne in 2019, with a decrease of -28.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cereal flours in Saudi Arabia?
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The average cereal flour import price stood at $605 per tonne in 2019, flattening at the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10612100 - Wheat or meslin flour
• Prodcom 10612200 - Cereal flours (excluding wheat or meslin)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cereal flour market in Saudi Arabia. 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:
• Saudi Arabia

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Saudi Arabia
• 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
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
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
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 2025
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:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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