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South Africa: Wheat Flour Market Overview 2021

Wheat Flour Market Size in South Africa

In 2020, the South African wheat flour market increased by X% to $X, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Wheat flour consumption peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Wheat Flour Production in South Africa

In value terms, wheat flour production expanded remarkably to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Wheat Flour Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of wheat or meslin flour were exported from South Africa; increasing by X% on 2019. In general, exports continue to indicate a strong increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2016 to 2020, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, wheat flour exports skyrocketed to $X in 2020. Overall, exports continue to indicate a resilient expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Zimbabwe (X tonnes), Lesotho (X tonnes) and Botswana (X tonnes) were the main destinations of wheat flour exports from South Africa, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Lesotho, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for wheat flour exported from South Africa were Zimbabwe ($X), Lesotho ($X) and Botswana ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports.

Zimbabwe saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average wheat flour export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export price indicated modest growth 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. Based on 2020 figures, wheat flour export price increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied noticeably for the major external markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Zimbabwe ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Lesotho ($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 Botswana, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Wheat Flour Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of wheat or meslin flour were imported into South Africa; falling by -X% on the year before. Over the period under review, imports, however, showed a buoyant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, wheat flour imports shrank modestly to $X in 2020. Overall, imports, however, continue to indicate prominent growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Lesotho (X tonnes) was the main wheat flour supplier to South Africa, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, wheat flour imports from Lesotho exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Italy (X tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (X tonnes), with a X% share.

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

In value terms, Lesotho ($X) constituted the largest supplier of wheat flour to South Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a X% share.

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

Import Prices by Country

The average wheat flour import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2020, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% year-to-year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the highest prices were recorded for prices from the Netherlands ($X per tonne) and Italy ($X per tonne), while the price for Lesotho ($X per tonne) and India ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for wheat or meslin flour in the world?
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China (75M tonnes) remains the largest wheat flour consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 19% of total volume. Moreover, wheat flour consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (23M tonnes), threefold. Indonesia (17M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.4% share.
What are the largest producers of wheat or meslin flour in the world?
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China (75M tonnes) remains the largest wheat flour producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 19% of total volume. Moreover, wheat flour production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (23M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Indonesia (17M tonnes), with a 4.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of wheat or meslin flour to South Africa?
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In value terms, Lesotho ($16M) constituted the largest supplier of wheat flour to South Africa, comprising 88% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($921K), with a 5.2% share of total imports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a 2.5% share.
What are the leading importers of wheat or meslin flour from South Africa?
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In value terms, Zimbabwe ($21M), Lesotho ($12M) and Botswana ($2.7M) were the largest markets for wheat flour exported from South Africa worldwide, together accounting for 96% of total exports.
What is the average export price for wheat or meslin flour in South Africa?
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The average wheat flour export price stood at $506 per tonne in 2020, rising by 4.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for wheat or meslin flour in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average wheat flour import price amounted to $439 per tonne, picking up by 4.7% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10612100 - Wheat or meslin flour

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the wheat flour 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

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
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 2025
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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