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South Africa: Sesame Seed Market Overview 2021

Sesame Seed Market Size in South Africa

The South African sesame seed market fell rapidly to $X in 2020, which is down by -X% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Sesame seed consumption peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Sesame Seed Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, sesame seed exports from South Africa skyrocketed to X tonnes, jumping by X% on the previous year. In general, exports continue to indicate a tangible increase. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, sesame seed exports soared to $X in 2020. Overall, exports saw strong growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. from 2015 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Saudi Arabia (X tonnes) was the main destination for sesame seed exports from South Africa, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, sesame seed exports to Saudi Arabia exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Namibia (X tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Saudi Arabia was relatively modest. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Namibia (-X% per year) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (+X% per year).

In value terms, Saudi Arabia ($X) emerged as the key foreign market for sesame seed exports from South Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Namibia ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to Saudi Arabia was relatively modest. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Namibia (-X% per year) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average sesame seed export price amounted to $X per tonne, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, posted a pronounced expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Swaziland ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Saudi Arabia ($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 Democratic Republic of the Congo, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Sesame Seed Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, sesame seed imports into South Africa reduced remarkably to X tonnes, which is down by -X% compared with 2019. Overall, imports recorded a pronounced decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, sesame seed imports dropped markedly to $X in 2020. In general, imports recorded modest growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

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

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from India amounted to -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mozambique (+X% per year) and Mexico (+X% per year).

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

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

Import Prices by Country

The average sesame seed import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import price indicated tangible growth from 2007 to 2020: its price 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. Based on 2020 figures, sesame seed import price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Nigeria, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for sesame seed in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of sesame seed consumption in 2020 were China (1.4M tonnes), Sudan (1.2M tonnes) and Myanmar (613K tonnes), with a combined 45% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Tanzania, India, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Japan, Turkey, Chad and Uganda, which together accounted for a further 35%.
What are the largest producers of sesame seed in the world?
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Sudan (1.6M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of sesame seed production, accounting for 23% of total volume. Moreover, sesame seed production in Sudan exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Tanzania (769K tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Myanmar (748K tonnes), with a 10% share.
What are the leading suppliers of sesame seed to South Africa?
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In value terms, India ($1.5M) constituted the largest supplier of sesame seed to South Africa, comprising 61% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mozambique ($435K), with a 17% share of total imports. It was followed by Mexico, with a 11% share.
What are the leading importers of sesame seed from South Africa?
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In value terms, Saudi Arabia ($62K) emerged as the key foreign market for sesame seed exports from South Africa, comprising 31% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Namibia ($31K), with a 15% share of total exports. It was followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo, with a 11% share.
What is the average export price for sesame seed in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average sesame seed export price amounted to $1,870 per tonne, shrinking by -22.2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sesame seed in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average sesame seed import price amounted to $1,868 per tonne, falling by -17.7% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 289 - Sesame seed

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the sesame 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 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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