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South Africa: Cheese And Curd Market Overview 2021

Cheese And Curd Market Size in South Africa

In 2020, the South African cheese and curd market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate a perceptible downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Cheese and curd consumption peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Cheese And Curd Production in South Africa

In value terms, cheese and curd production contracted modestly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production recorded a perceptible shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Cheese And Curd Exports

Exports from South Africa

After two years of decline, shipments abroad of cheese and curd increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. Overall, exports continue to indicate buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, cheese and curd exports rose markedly to $X in 2020. In general, total exports indicated a buoyant expansion from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Namibia (X tonnes), Botswana (X tonnes) and Mozambique (X tonnes) were the main destinations of cheese and curd exports from South Africa, together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Saudi Arabia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Saudi Arabia (+X% per year), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for cheese and curd exported from South Africa were Namibia ($X), Botswana ($X) and Mozambique ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Saudi Arabia, Zambia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, which together accounted for a further X Arabia (+X% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average cheese and curd export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price saw a noticeable contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat for the major foreign markets. In 2020, the countries with the highest prices were Namibia ($X per tonne) and Mozambique ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Swaziland ($X per tonne) and Botswana ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Zambia, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Cheese And Curd Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, overseas purchases of cheese and curd decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the fourth year in a row after three years of growth. In general, imports, however, continue to indicate a moderate expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, cheese and curd imports shrank rapidly to $X in 2020. Overall, imports, however, continue to indicate mild growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. from 2013 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

New Zealand (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes) and France (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of cheese and curd imports to South Africa, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands and Austria, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Austria, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest cheese and curd suppliers to South Africa were New Zealand ($X), Germany ($X) and Italy ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. France, Denmark, the Netherlands and Austria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average cheese and curd import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, approximately mirroring the previous year. In general, the import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Italy ($X per tonne), while the price for New Zealand ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Denmark, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cheese and curd in the world?
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The U.S. (6.5M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of cheese and curd consumption, accounting for 26% of total volume. Moreover, cheese and curd consumption in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Germany (2.1M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by France (1.5M tonnes), with a 6% share.
What are the largest producers of cheese and curd in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of cheese and curd production was the U.S. (6.7M tonnes), comprising approx. 27% of total volume. Moreover, cheese and curd production in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Germany (2.5M tonnes), threefold. France (1.7M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of cheese and curd to South Africa?
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In value terms, New Zealand ($8.8M), Germany ($6.3M) and Italy ($4.6M) constituted the largest cheese and curd suppliers to South Africa, with a combined 59% share of total imports. France, Denmark, the Netherlands and Austria lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 28%.
What are the leading importers of cheese and curd from South Africa?
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In value terms, the largest markets for cheese and curd exported from South Africa were Namibia ($11M), Botswana ($5.6M) and Mozambique ($5M), together accounting for 57% of total exports. Saudi Arabia, Zambia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 31%.
What is the average export price for cheese and curd in South Africa?
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The average cheese and curd export price stood at $3,582 per tonne in 2020, dropping by -7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cheese and curd in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average cheese and curd import price amounted to $4,858 per tonne, flattening at the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 901 - Cheese from Whole Cow Milk
• FCL 904 - Cheese from Skimmed Cow Milk
• FCL 905 - Whey Cheese
• FCL 907 - Processed Cheese
• FCL 955 - Cheese of Buffalo Milk
• FCL 984 - Cheese of Sheep Milk
• FCL 1021 - Cheese of Goat Milk

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cheese and curd 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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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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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