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Saudi Arabia: Melon Market Overview 2021

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Melon Market Size in Saudi Arabia

For the sixth year in a row, the Saudi melon market recorded decline in sales value, which decreased by -X% to $X in 2019. In general, consumption recorded a abrupt descent. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Melon Production in Saudi Arabia

In value terms, melon production reduced markedly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a abrupt descent. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2019, production growth remained at a lower figure.

In 2019, the average melon yield in Saudi Arabia reduced to X tonnes per ha, with a decrease of -X% on 2018. Over the period under review, the yield recorded a abrupt descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the yield increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average melon yield attained the peak level at X tonnes per ha in 2010; however, from 2011 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 melon harvested area in Saudi Arabia totaled X ha, leveling off at the previous year's figure. In general, the harvested area continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to melon production attained the peak figure at X ha in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Melon Exports

Exports from Saudi Arabia

In 2019, shipments abroad of melons decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2015, thus ending a three-year declining trend. Overall, exports showed a significant decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, melon exports reduced to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports faced a deep setback. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Egypt (X tonnes) was the main destination for melon exports from Saudi Arabia, with a approx. X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Egypt amounted to +X%.

In value terms, Egypt ($X) also remains the key foreign market for melon exports from Saudi Arabia.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Egypt totaled +X%.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average melon export price amounted to $X per tonne, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, continues to indicate buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, 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 Egypt.

From 2007 to 2019, the rate of growth in terms of prices for Egypt amounted to -X% per year.

Melon Imports

Imports into Saudi Arabia

In 2019, purchases abroad of melons increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. Over the period under review, imports showed a prominent expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, melon imports rose rapidly to $X in 2019. Overall, imports enjoyed a resilient increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

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

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

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

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

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average melon import price amounted to $X per tonne, declining by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, enjoyed strong growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the United Arab Emirates ($X per tonne), while the price for Turkey ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United Arab Emirates, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for melons in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of melon consumption was China (13M tonnes), comprising approx. 47% of total volume. Moreover, melon consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Turkey (1.8M tonnes), sevenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Iran (1.7M tonnes), with a 6.1% share.
What are the largest producers of melons in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of melon production was China (13M tonnes), accounting for 47% of total volume. Moreover, melon production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Turkey (1.8M tonnes), sevenfold. Iran (1.7M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 6.1% share.
What are the leading suppliers of melons to Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, Jordan ($2.7M) constituted the largest supplier of melon to Saudi Arabia, comprising 46% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the United Arab Emirates ($384K), with a 6.6% share of total imports. It was followed by India, with a 6% share.
What are the leading importers of melons from Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, Egypt ($88K) remains the key foreign market for melon exports from Saudi Arabia.
What is the average export price for melons in Saudi Arabia?
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The average melon export price stood at $1,022 per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -1.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for melons in Saudi Arabia?
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The average melon import price stood at $671 per tonne in 2019, with a decrease of -13.2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 568 - Melons, Cantaloupes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the melon 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
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 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
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:
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, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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