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South Africa: Onion And Shallot Market Overview 2020

Onion And Shallot Market Size in South Africa

The revenue of the onion and shallot market in South Africa amounted to $X in 2017, lowering by -X% against the previous year. In general, onion and shallot consumption continues to indicate a drastic curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012, when market value increased by X% year-to-year. The onion and shallot consumption peaked of $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Onion And Shallot Production in South Africa

In 2017, the amount of onion and shallots (green) produced in South Africa stood at X tonnes, stabilizing at the previous year. The total output volume increased an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2017; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013, when it surged by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the onion and shallot production attained its peak figure volume in 2017, and is likely to continue its growth in the near future.

Onion And Shallot Exports from South Africa

Onion and shallot exports from South Africa amounted to X tonnes in 2017, picking up by X% against the previous year. In general, onion and shallot exports continue to indicate a strong growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when it surged by X% y-o-y. The exports peaked of X tonnes in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, onion and shallot exports stood at $X in 2017. In general, onion and shallot exports continue to indicate a remarkable expansion. Over the period under review, the onion and shallot exports attained its peak figure level of $X in 2016, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Onion And Shallot Exports by Country from South Africa

Mozambique (X tonnes) was the main destination of onion and shallot exports from South Africa, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, onion and shallot exports to Mozambique exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Angola (X tonnes), twofold. Zambia (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual growth rate of volume to Mozambique stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Angola (+X% per year) and Zambia (+X% per year).

In value terms, Mozambique ($X), Angola ($X) and Zambia ($X) constituted the largest markets for onion and shallot exported from South Africa worldwide, together accounting for X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland, which together accounted for a further X%.

Lesotho (+X% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of exports, among the main countries of destination over the last decade, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Onion And Shallot Export Prices by Country in South Africa

The average onion and shallot export price stood at $X per tonne in 2017, lowering by -X% against the previous year. In general, onion and shallot export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016, when it surged by X% y-o-y. In that year, the average export prices for onion and shallots (green) attained their peak level of $X per tonne, and then declined slightly in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average export prices for the major foreign markets. In 2017, the country with the highest export price was Lesotho ($X per tonne), while average price for exports to Zambia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was recorded for supplies to Zambia (+X% per year), the export prices for other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Onion And Shallot Imports into South Africa

Onion and shallot imports into South Africa amounted to X tonnes in 2017, picking up by X% against the previous year. In general, the total imports indicated a tangible expansion from 2007 to 2017: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the onion and shallot imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016, when it surged by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the onion and shallot imports attained its peak figure volume in 2017, and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, onion and shallot imports stood at $X in 2017. Overall, onion and shallot imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The imports peaked of $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Onion And Shallot Imports by Country into South Africa

In 2017, Namibia (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of onion and shallot to South Africa, accounting for X% share of total imports. Moreover, onion and shallot imports from Namibia exceeded the figures recorded by the second largest supplier, Egypt (X tonnes), tenfold. The Netherlands (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Namibia was relatively modest. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Egypt (+X% per year) and the Netherlands (+X% per year).

In value terms, Namibia ($X) constituted the largest supplier of onion and shallot to South Africa, making up X% of total onion and shallot imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Egypt ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual growth rate of value from Namibia amounted to -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Egypt (+X% per year) and the Netherlands (+X% per year).

Onion And Shallot Import Prices by Country in South Africa

In 2017, the average onion and shallot import price amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. Overall, onion and shallot import price continues to indicate a perceptible contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016, an increase of X% y-o-y. The import price peaked of $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Average import prices varied noticeably amongst the major supplying countries. In 2017, the countries with the highest import prices were Egypt ($X per tonne) and Namibia ($X per tonne), while prices for onion and shallot imports from the UK ($X per tonne) and the Netherlands ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Egypt (-X% per year), the import prices for other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Product coverage:
onion and shallots (green).


This report provides an in-depth analysis of the onion and shallot 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.


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
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