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South Africa - Eggplants (Aubergine) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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South Africa: Eggplant Market Overview 2021

Eggplant Market Size in South Africa

The South African eggplant market skyrocketed to $X in 2020, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, consumption recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, consumption reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Eggplant Production in South Africa

In value terms, eggplant production surged to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. Eggplant production peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, production failed to regain the momentum.

The average yield of eggplants (aubergine) in South Africa was estimated at X kg per ha in 2020, flattening at the year before. Over the period under review, the yield recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, the harvested area of eggplants (aubergine) in South Africa was estimated at X ha, leveling off at 2019. In general, the harvested area recorded a relatively flat trend pattern.

Eggplant Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, eggplant exports from South Africa shrank dramatically to X tonnes, reducing by -X% against 2019. In general, exports, however, continue to indicate a strong expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, eggplant exports reduced sharply to $X in 2020. Overall, exports, however, recorded prominent growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Botswana (X tonnes) was the main destination for eggplant exports from South Africa, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, eggplant exports to Botswana exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Namibia (X tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Mozambique (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to Botswana amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Namibia (+X% per year) and Mozambique (+X% per year).

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X) emerged as the key foreign market for eggplant exports from South Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Botswana ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to the Netherlands totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Botswana (+X% per year) and France (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average eggplant export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price continues to indicate a perceptible decrease. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 an increase of X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Lesotho ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Swaziland, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Eggplant Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, supplies from abroad of eggplants (aubergine) increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second year in a row after five years of decline. Over the period under review, imports enjoyed a significant expansion. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, eggplant imports skyrocketed to $X in 2020. In general, imports recorded significant growth. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Namibia (X tonnes) was the main supplier of eggplant to South Africa, with a approx. X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Namibia totaled +X%.

In value terms, Namibia ($X) constituted the largest supplier of eggplant to South Africa.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from Namibia amounted to +X%.

Import Prices by Country

The average eggplant import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, falling by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price showed a mild slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

As there is only one major supplying country, the average price level is determined by prices for Namibia.

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for eggplants (aubergine) in the world?
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China (37M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of eggplant consumption, comprising approx. 65% of total volume. Moreover, eggplant consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (13M tonnes), threefold.
What are the largest producers of eggplants (aubergine) in the world?
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China (37M tonnes) remains the largest eggplant producing country worldwide, accounting for 65% of total volume. Moreover, eggplant production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (13M tonnes), threefold.
What are the leading suppliers of eggplants (aubergine) to South Africa?
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In value terms, Namibia ($28K) constituted the largest supplier of eggplant to South Africa.
What are the leading importers of eggplants (aubergine) from South Africa?
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In value terms, the Netherlands ($80K) emerged as the key foreign market for eggplant exports from South Africa, comprising 41% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Botswana ($36K), with a 18% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with a 12% share.
What is the average export price for eggplants (aubergine) in South Africa?
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The average eggplant export price stood at $2,297 per tonne in 2020, waning by -4.2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for eggplants (aubergine) in South Africa?
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The average eggplant import price stood at $739 per tonne in 2020, which is down by -8% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 399 - Eggplants

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the eggplant 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

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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