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Saudi Arabia: Sweet Potato Market Overview 2021

Sweet Potato Market Size in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi sweet potato market surged to $X in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption recorded significant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Sweet Potato Exports

Exports from Saudi Arabia

In 2020, the amount of sweet potato exported from Saudi Arabia shrank rapidly to X tonnes, with a decrease of -X% compared with 2019 figures. In general, exports showed a abrupt descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of X tonnes. from 2013 to 2020, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, sweet potato exports dropped remarkably to $X in 2020. Overall, exports continue to indicate a deep slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Ireland (X tonnes) was the main destination for sweet potato exports from Saudi Arabia, accounting for a approx. X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Ireland amounted to -X%.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to Ireland amounted to -X%.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average sweet potato export price amounted to $X per tonne, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price continues to indicate pronounced growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2015 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

As there is only one major export destination, the average price level is determined by prices for Ireland.

From 2007 to 2020, the rate of growth in terms of prices for Ireland amounted to +X% per year.

Sweet Potato Imports

Imports into Saudi Arabia

For the tenth consecutive year, Saudi Arabia recorded growth in supplies from abroad of sweet potato, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. Over the period under review, imports saw a significant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, sweet potato imports soared to $X in 2020. In general, imports recorded a significant expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Egypt (X tonnes) was the main supplier of sweet potato to Saudi Arabia, with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S. (X tonnes), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Egypt stood at +X%.

In value terms, Egypt ($X) constituted the largest supplier of sweet potato to Saudi Arabia, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from Egypt stood at +X%.

Import Prices by Country

The average sweet potato import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, increasing by X% against the previous year. In general, import price indicated pronounced growth from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, sweet potato import price increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for Egypt stood at $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S..

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for sweet potato in the world?
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China (50M tonnes) remains the largest sweet potato consuming country worldwide, accounting for 55% of total volume. Moreover, sweet potato consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Malawi (6.2M tonnes), eightfold. Tanzania (4.3M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.7% share.
What are the largest producers of sweet potato in the world?
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China (50M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of sweet potato production, accounting for 55% of total volume. Moreover, sweet potato production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Malawi (6.2M tonnes), eightfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Tanzania (4.3M tonnes), with a 4.7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of sweet potato to Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, Egypt ($9.3M) constituted the largest supplier of sweet potato to Saudi Arabia, comprising 84% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($1.8M), with a 16% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for sweet potato in Saudi Arabia?
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In 2020, the average sweet potato export price amounted to $823 per tonne, jumping by 15% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sweet potato in Saudi Arabia?
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The average sweet potato import price stood at $549 per tonne in 2020, growing by 4.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 122 - Sweet potatoes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the sweet potato 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

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 2007–2020
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 2030
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, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
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