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South Africa: Grain Market Overview 2020

Grain Market Size in South Africa

The revenue of the grain market in South Africa amounted to $X in 2017, falling by -X% against the previous year. In general, grain consumption continues to indicate a drastic reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012, when market value increased by X% year-to-year. South Africa grain consumption peaked of $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Grain Production in South Africa

In 2017, the amount of grain produced in South Africa stood at X tonnes, remaining stable against the previous year. Overall, grain production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, when it surged by X% y-o-y. South Africa grain production peaked of X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level. Grain 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 conspicuous expansion in yield figures.

Average yield of grain in South Africa stood at X tonne per ha in 2017, increasing by X% against the previous year. The yield figure increased an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2017; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008, when yield increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the grain yield attained its maximum level of X tonne per ha in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

Grain harvested area in South Africa totaled X ha in 2017, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, grain harvested area continues to indicate a measured reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008, when harvested area increased by X% year-to-year. In that year, the grain harvested area attained their peak figure of X ha. From 2009 to 2017, growth of the grain harvested area failed to regain its momentum.

Grain Exports from South Africa

In 2017, the amount of grain exported from South Africa amounted to X tonnes, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, grain exports continue to indicate a deep decline. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, with an increase of X% year-to-year. In that year, the grain exports attained their peak volume of X tonnes. From 2012 to 2017, growth of the grain exports stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, grain exports stood at $X in 2017. In general, grain exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. In that year, the grain exports reached their peak level of $X. From 2012 to 2017, growth of the grain exports stood at a somewhat lower level.

Grain Exports by Country from South Africa

In 2017, the U.S. (X tonnes), distantly followed by Russia (X tonnes), Argentina (X tonnes), Ukraine (X tonnes), Australia (X tonnes), Brazil (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes) and France (X tonnes) were the main exporters of grain, together committing X% of total exports. Romania (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes) and Hungary (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

The U.S. experienced a relatively flat trend pattern of grain exports. At the same time, Romania (+X%), Ukraine (+X%), Russia (+X%), Brazil (+X%), Australia (+X%), Argentina (+X%), Germany (+X%) and Canada (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Romania emerged as the fastest growing exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2017. Hungary and France experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. While the share of Romania (-X%), Australia (-X%), Argentina (-X%), Brazil (-X%), Ukraine (-X%) and Russia (-X%) decreased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) remains the largest grain supplier from South Africa, making up X% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Russia ($X), with a X% share of global exports. It was followed by Argentina, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in the U.S. amounted to -X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Russia (+X% per year) and Argentina (+X% per year).

Grain Export Prices by Country in South Africa

The grain export price in South Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2017, surging by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2017, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012, when the export prices increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the export prices for grain reached its peak figure level in 2017, and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Average export prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2017, major exporting countries recorded the following export prices: in Canada ($X per tonne) and France ($X per tonne), while Argentina ($X per tonne) and Russia ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was attained by Australia (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Grain Imports into South Africa

Grain imports into South Africa amounted to X tonnes in 2017, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the total imports indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2017: its volume 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 grain imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011, when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the grain imports reached its maximum volume in 2017, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

In value terms, grain imports totaled $X in 2017. In general, the total imports indicated a strong growth 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 grain imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. In that year, the grain imports reached their peak level of $X. From 2012 to 2017, growth of the grain imports failed to regain its momentum.

Grain Imports by Country into South Africa

Japan (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes), China (X tonnes), Egypt (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes), Italy (X tonnes), Saudi Arabia (X tonnes), Viet Nam (X tonnes), Algeria (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes) and South Korea (X tonnes) represented roughly X% of total imports of grain in 2017.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by Viet Nam (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest grain markets worldwide were Japan ($X), China ($X) and Egypt ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. Mexico, Indonesia, Spain, Italy, South Korea, Algeria, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Viet Nam and South Africa lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X%.

In terms of the main importing countries , Viet Nam (+X% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of imports, over the last decade, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Grain Import Prices by Country in South Africa

The grain import price in South Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2017, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, grain import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, when the import prices increased by X% y-o-y. In that year, the import prices for grain attained their peak level of $X per tonne. From 2012 to 2017, growth of the import prices for grain failed to regain its momentum.

Import prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest import price was Indonesia ($X per tonne), while Viet Nam ($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 China (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10613333 - Rolled, flaked, hulled, pearled, sliced or kibbled cereal grains (excluding rice)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cereal grains 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 2030.


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

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 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:
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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