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South Africa: Snail Market Overview 2021

Snail Market Size in South Africa

In 2020, the South African snail market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the fourth year in a row after three years of growth. In general, consumption showed a abrupt shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Snail consumption peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Snail Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, snail exports from South Africa declined notably to X tonnes, waning by -X% on the year before. Overall, exports recorded a significant curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, snail exports fell remarkably to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports showed a sharp downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. from 2010 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Namibia (X kg) was the main destination for snail exports from South Africa, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, snail exports to Namibia exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Botswana (X kg), sixfold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to Namibia amounted to -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Botswana (-X% per year) and Mozambique (+X% per year).

In value terms, Namibia ($X) remains the key foreign market for snail exports from South Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mozambique ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Namibia stood at -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Mozambique (+X% per year) and Botswana (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average snail export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, increasing by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 an increase of X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Mozambique ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Botswana ($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 mixed trend patterns.

Snail Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, supplies from abroad of snails (except sea snails) decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the fourth year in a row after four years of growth. In general, imports recorded a abrupt decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, snail imports shrank markedly to $X in 2020. Overall, imports saw a abrupt descent. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

China (X tonnes), Greece (X tonnes) and Lithuania (X kg) were the main suppliers of snail imports to South Africa, together comprising X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Greece (+X% per year), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Greece ($X) constituted the largest supplier of snail to South Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from Greece stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (X% per year) and Lithuania (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average snail import price amounted to $X per tonne, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, import price indicated a measured expansion from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2019, and then reduced markedly in the following year.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Greece, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for snails (except sea snails) in the world?
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Morocco (9K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of snail consumption, comprising approx. 31% of total volume. Moreover, snail consumption in Morocco exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Spain (3.3K tonnes), threefold. North Macedonia (2.2K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 7.6% share.
What are the largest producers of snails (except sea snails) in the world?
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Morocco (19K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of snail production, accounting for 50% of total volume. Moreover, snail production in Morocco exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Bulgaria (2.1K tonnes), ninefold. Indonesia (2.1K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 5.3% share.
What are the leading suppliers of snails (except sea snails) to South Africa?
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In value terms, Greece ($26K) constituted the largest supplier of snail to South Africa, comprising 67% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($7.8K), with a 20% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of snails (except sea snails) from South Africa?
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In value terms, Namibia ($4.3K) remains the key foreign market for snail exports from South Africa, comprising 84% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mozambique ($358), with a 7% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for snails (except sea snails) in South Africa?
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The average snail export price stood at $4,262 per tonne in 2020, increasing by 72% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for snails (except sea snails) in South Africa?
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The average snail import price stood at $3,579 per tonne in 2020, dropping by -30.5% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1176 - Snails o/t sea snails

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the snail 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
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
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