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South Africa: Frozen Potato Market Overview 2021

Frozen Potato Market Size in South Africa

In 2020, the South African frozen potato market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the third consecutive year after two years of growth. Over the period under review, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Frozen potato consumption peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Frozen Potato Production in South Africa

In value terms, frozen potato production reduced to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Frozen potato production peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Frozen Potato Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, after four years of growth, there was significant decline in overseas shipments of frozen potatoes, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. In general, total exports indicated notable growth from 2007 to 2020: its volume 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. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2019, and then dropped in the following year.

In value terms, frozen potato exports dropped dramatically to $X in 2020. Overall, exports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2019, and then shrank significantly in the following year.

Exports by Country

Botswana (X tonnes), Zambia (X tonnes) and Namibia (X tonnes) were the main destinations of frozen potato exports from South Africa, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Namibia, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for frozen potato exported from South Africa were Botswana ($X), Zambia ($X) and Namibia ($X), together comprising X% of total exports.

Namibia saw 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 mixed trend patterns.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average frozen potato export price amounted to $X per tonne, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price continues to indicate a slight slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Mozambique ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Zambia ($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 Mozambique, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Frozen Potato Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, purchases abroad of frozen potatoes decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. In general, imports saw a perceptible decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2011 to 2020, the growth imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, frozen potato imports dropped markedly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a noticeable slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2011 to 2020, the growth imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Belgium (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of frozen potato to South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, frozen potato imports from Belgium exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Germany (X tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Belgium totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

In value terms, Belgium ($X) constituted the largest supplier of frozen potato to South Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by India, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from Belgium amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average frozen potato import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Netherlands, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for frozen potatoes in the world?
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China (6.7M tonnes) remains the largest frozen potato consuming country worldwide, accounting for 25% of total volume. Moreover, frozen potato consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (3.1M tonnes), twofold. India (2.7M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 10% share.
What are the largest producers of frozen potatoes in the world?
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China (6.7M tonnes) remains the largest frozen potato producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 24% of total volume. Moreover, frozen potato production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (3M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (2.8M tonnes), with a 10% share.
What are the leading suppliers of frozen potatoes to South Africa?
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In value terms, Belgium ($8.9M) constituted the largest supplier of frozen potato to South Africa, comprising 67% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($2.1M), with a 16% share of total imports. It was followed by India, with a 8.8% share.
What are the leading importers of frozen potatoes from South Africa?
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In value terms, the largest markets for frozen potato exported from South Africa were Botswana ($5.7M), Zambia ($3.5M) and Namibia ($3M), with a combined 75% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for frozen potatoes in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average frozen potato export price amounted to $1,051 per tonne, shrinking by -11% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for frozen potatoes in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average frozen potato import price amounted to $691 per tonne, which is down by -15.7% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10311110 - Frozen potatoes, uncooked or cooked by steaming or boiling in water
• Prodcom 10311130 - Frozen potatoes, prepared or preserved (including potatoes cooked or partly cooked in oil and then frozen, excluding by vinegar or acetic acid)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the frozen potato 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 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 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:
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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