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South Africa: Banana Market Overview 2019

Banana Market Size in South Africa

The revenue of the banana market in South Africa amounted to $X in 2017, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the total market indicated a mild expansion from 2007 to 2017: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the banana consumption decreased by -X% against 2013 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013, with an increase of X% year-to-year. In that year, the banana market reached their peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2017, growth of the banana market stood at a somewhat lower level.

Banana Production in South Africa

Banana production in South Africa totaled X tonnes in 2017, growing by X% against the previous year. In general, banana production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008, when the output figure increased by X% against the previous year. The banana production peaked of X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level. Banana output in South Africa indicated a relatively flat trend pattern, which was largely conditioned by a relatively flat trend pattern of the harvested area and a slight expansion in yield figures.

In 2017, average banana yield in South Africa amounted to X tonne per ha, approximately reflecting the previous year. The yield figure increased an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2017; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013, when it surged by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the average banana yield attained its maximum level of X tonne per ha in 2016, leveling off 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 2017, the total area harvested in terms of bananas production in South Africa amounted to X ha, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, banana harvested area continues to indicate a temperate setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, when harvested area increased by X% year-to-year. The banana harvested area peaked of X ha in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Banana Exports

Exports from South Africa

Banana exports from South Africa totaled X tonnes in 2017, falling by -X% against the previous year. Overall, banana exports continue to indicate a drastic deduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014, with an increase of X% y-o-y. The exports peaked of X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, banana exports amounted to $X in 2017. The total export value increased an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2017; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. Over the period under review, the banana exports attained its maximum level in 2017, and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Botswana (X tonnes), Namibia (X tonnes) and Lesotho (X tonnes) were the main destinations of banana exports from South Africa, with a combined X% share of total exports. Saudi Arabia and Slovakia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X%.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Saudi Arabia (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced a decline.

In value terms, largest markets for banana exported from South Africa were Botswana ($X), Namibia ($X) and Lesotho ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Saudi Arabia and Slovakia, which together accounted for a further X%.

Among the main countries of destination, Saudi Arabia (+X% per year) experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to exports, over the last decade, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average banana export price stood at $X per tonne in 2017, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, banana export price continues to indicate a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013, an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for bananas attained its maximum level in 2017, and is expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Average export prices varied somewhat for the major foreign markets. In 2017, the countries with the highest export prices were Saudi Arabia ($X per tonne) and Slovakia ($X per tonne), while average price for exports to Lesotho ($X per tonne) and Namibia ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was recorded for supplies to Botswana (+X% per year), the export prices for other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Banana Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2017, the amount of bananas imported into South Africa amounted to X tonnes, picking up by X% against the previous year. In general, banana imports continue to indicate an outstanding growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when imports increased by X% year-to-year. The imports peaked in 2017, and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, banana imports totaled $X in 2017. In general, banana imports continue to indicate an outstanding growth. Over the period under review, the banana imports reached its maximum level in 2017, and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2017, Mozambique (X tonnes) was the main banana supplier to South Africa, accounting for X% share of total imports. Moreover, banana imports from Mozambique exceeded the figures recorded by the second largest supplier, Swaziland (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Mozambique stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Swaziland (+X% per year) and Ecuador (+X% per year).

In value terms, Mozambique ($X) constituted the largest supplier of banana to South Africa, making up X% of total banana imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Swaziland ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual growth rate of value from Mozambique totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Swaziland (+X% per year) and Ecuador (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average banana import price stood at $X per tonne in 2017, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, banana import price continues to indicate a mild slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009, when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked of $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Import prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest import price was Ecuador ($X per tonne), while price for Mozambique ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Swaziland (X% per year), the import prices for other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
• FCL 486 - Bananas

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the banana market in South Africa. 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:
• South Africa

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in South Africa
• 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 2025
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 2007–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2018
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 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2018
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2018
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, 2007–2018
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2018
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2018
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
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