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South Africa: Lactose Market 2022

Lactose Market Size in South Africa

For the third consecutive year, the South African lactose market recorded growth in sales value, which increased by X% to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, consumption, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, consumption failed to regain momentum.

Lactose Production in South Africa

In value terms, lactose production dropped notably to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production showed a perceptible slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of X%. Lactose production peaked at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Lactose Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2021, overseas shipments of lactose and lactose syrup decreased by -X% to X tons, falling for the eighth consecutive year after two years of growth. Overall, exports faced a sharp shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, the exports attained the peak of X tons. From 2014 to 2021, the growth of the exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, lactose exports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports faced a abrupt contraction. The exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Mozambique (X tons), Zimbabwe (X tons) and Namibia (X tons) were the main destinations of lactose exports from South Africa, together comprising X% of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Mozambique (with a CAGR of +X%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced a decline.

In value terms, the largest markets for lactose exported from South Africa were Mozambique ($X), Zimbabwe ($X) and Namibia ($X), together comprising X% of total exports.

Among the main countries of destination, Mozambique, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average lactose export price amounted to $X per ton, jumping by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price enjoyed resilient growth. As a result, the export price attained the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Botswana ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Swaziland ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Swaziland (+X%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Lactose Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2021, the amount of lactose and lactose syrup imported into South Africa skyrocketed to X tons, rising by X% on 2020 figures. In general, imports enjoyed a pronounced expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when imports increased by X%. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, lactose imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Overall, imports, however, showed a mild slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

The United States (X tons), Germany (X tons) and the UK (X tons) were the main suppliers of lactose imports to South Africa, together accounting for X% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by the UK (with a CAGR of +X%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest lactose suppliers to South Africa were the United States ($X), Germany ($X) and Canada ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. France, the UK, the Netherlands and Swaziland lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to 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

In 2021, the average lactose import price amounted to $X per ton, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, continues to indicate a perceptible decrease. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the maximum at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin: the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per ton), while the price for Swaziland ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Swaziland (+X%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for lactose and lactose syrup in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of lactose consumption, comprising approx. 23% of total volume. Moreover, lactose consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India, twofold. The United States ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 7.2% share.
What are the largest producers of lactose and lactose syrup in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were the United States, China and Germany, with a combined 60% share of global production. India, Russia, the Netherlands, France, Turkey, the UK, Italy, Canada and Denmark lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 28%.
What are the leading suppliers of lactose and lactose syrup to South Africa?
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In value terms, the United States, Germany and Canada appeared to be the largest lactose suppliers to South Africa, with a combined 66% share of total imports. France, the UK, the Netherlands and Swaziland lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 30%.
What are the leading importers of lactose and lactose syrup from South Africa?
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In value terms, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Namibia constituted the largest markets for lactose exported from South Africa worldwide, together accounting for 72% of total exports.
What is the average export price for lactose and lactose syrup in South Africa?
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The average lactose export price stood at $3,620 per ton in 2021, jumping by 69% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for lactose and lactose syrup in South Africa?
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In 2021, the average lactose import price amounted to $1,260 per ton, picking up by 23% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lactose 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.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10515400 - Lactose and lactose syrup (including chemically pure lactose)
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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
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, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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