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South Africa: Melon Seed Market 2022

Melon Seed Market Size in South Africa

The South African melon seed market fell remarkably to $X in 2021, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a sharp reduction. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2020, and then declined notably in the following year.

Melon Seed Production in South Africa

In value terms, melon seed production stood at $X in 2021 estimated in export price. In general, production recorded a noticeable reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of X%. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2017 to 2021, production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

The average yield of melon seed in South Africa amounted to less than X kg per ha in 2021, approximately mirroring 2020 figures. Overall, the yield continues to indicate 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 2021, the harvested area of melon seed in South Africa totaled less than X ha, remaining constant against the previous year's figure. In general, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern.

Melon Seed Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2021, the amount of melon seed exported from South Africa skyrocketed to X tons, rising by X% on the previous year's figure. Overall, exports recorded a significant expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X%. Over the period under review, the exports attained the maximum at X tons in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, melon seed exports surged to $X in 2021. In general, exports continue to indicate a significant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Germany (X tons) was the main destination for melon seed exports from South Africa, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, melon seed exports to Germany exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Lesotho (X tons), fivefold. Zambia (X tons) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Germany amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Lesotho (+X% per year) and Zambia (+X% per year).

In value terms, Germany ($X) remains the key foreign market for melon seed exports from South Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Zambia ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Botswana, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value to Germany stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Zambia (+X% per year) and Botswana (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average melon seed export price amounted to $X per ton, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price saw a drastic downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per ton in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, the export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination: the country with the highest price was Botswana ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Lesotho ($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 Botswana (+X%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Melon Seed Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2021, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in purchases abroad of melon seed, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tons. In general, imports, however, saw a significant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when imports increased by X%. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tons in 2020, and then contracted significantly in the following year.

In value terms, melon seed imports declined dramatically to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports, however, saw a prominent increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2020, and then fell dramatically in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2021, the United States (X tons) constituted the largest melon seed supplier to South Africa, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, melon seed imports from the United States exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, China (X tons), threefold. The third position in this ranking was taken by India (X tons), with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume from the United States totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

In value terms, the United States ($X), Thailand ($X) and Peru ($X) constituted the largest melon seed suppliers to South Africa, with a combined X% share of total imports.

Among the main suppliers, the United States, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, 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 melon seed import price amounted to $X per ton, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price saw a deep reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per ton. From 2014 to 2021, the average import prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

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

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

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 melon seed in the world?
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Nigeria remains the largest melon seed consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 58% of total volume. Moreover, melon seed consumption in Nigeria exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Sudan, sevenfold. Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.6% share.
What are the largest producers of melon seed in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of melon seed production was Nigeria, accounting for 58% of total volume. Moreover, melon seed production in Nigeria exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Sudan, sevenfold. Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked third in terms of total production with a 6.6% share.
What are the leading suppliers of melon seed to South Africa?
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In value terms, the largest melon seed suppliers to South Africa were the United States, Thailand and Peru, with a combined 73% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of melon seed from South Africa?
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In value terms, Germany remains the key foreign market for melon seed exports from South Africa, comprising 56% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Zambia, with a 27% share of total exports. It was followed by Botswana, with a 12% share.
What is the average export price for melon seed in South Africa?
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The average melon seed export price stood at $3,984 per ton in 2021, waning by -35.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for melon seed in South Africa?
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The average melon seed import price stood at $3,502 per ton in 2021, shrinking by -37.2% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the melon seed 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:
• FCL 299 - Melonseed
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
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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
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
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 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:
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, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Yield, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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