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Sri Lanka: Eggplant Market Overview 2021

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Eggplant Market Size in Sri Lanka

In 2020, the Sri Lankan eggplant market increased by X% to $X, rising for the third year in a row after two years of decline. In general, the total consumption indicated a tangible expansion from 2007 to 2020: its value 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, consumption increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Eggplant Production in Sri Lanka

In value terms, eggplant production rose markedly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, the total production indicated resilient growth from 2007 to 2020: its value 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, production increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

In 2020, the average yield of eggplants (aubergine) in Sri Lanka expanded to X tonnes per ha, growing by X% compared with the previous year's figure. The yield figure 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 2019 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The eggplant yield peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, the total area harvested in terms of eggplants (aubergine) production in Sri Lanka dropped slightly to X ha, almost unchanged from the previous year's figure. Overall, the harvested area saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The eggplant harvested area peaked at X ha in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Eggplant Exports

Exports from Sri Lanka

In 2020, shipments abroad of eggplants (aubergine) increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. In general, total exports indicated a measured increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume 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, exports increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, eggplant exports rose to $X in 2020. Overall, exports continue to indicate temperate growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Maldives (X tonnes) was the main destination for eggplant exports from Sri Lanka, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, eggplant exports to Maldives exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes), sixfold. Kuwait (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

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

In value terms, Maldives ($X) remains the key foreign market for eggplant exports from Sri Lanka, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the United Arab Emirates ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Kuwait, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to Maldives totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the United Arab Emirates (+X% per year) and Kuwait (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average eggplant export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 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 Switzerland ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to the United Arab Emirates ($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 the United Arab Emirates, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Eggplant Imports

Imports into Sri Lanka

In 2020, purchases abroad of eggplants (aubergine) increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second year in a row after eight years of decline. Over the period under review, imports, however, continue to indicate a drastic downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of X tonnes. From 2011 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, eggplant imports skyrocketed to $X in 2020. Overall, imports, however, recorded a abrupt decrease. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, imports reached the peak of $X. From 2011 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, the Netherlands (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of eggplant to Sri Lanka, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, eggplant imports from the Netherlands exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, the United Arab Emirates (X kg), fourfold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from the Netherlands totaled -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the United Arab Emirates (-X% per year) and India (-X% per year).

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X), the United Arab Emirates ($X) and India ($X) were the largest eggplant suppliers to Sri Lanka.

In terms of the main suppliers, the United Arab Emirates recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average eggplant import price amounted to $X per tonne, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price posted a prominent increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the United Arab Emirates ($X per tonne), while the price for India ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for eggplants (aubergine) in the world?
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China (74M tonnes) remains the largest eggplant consuming country worldwide, accounting for 79% of total volume. Moreover, eggplant consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (13M tonnes), sixfold.
What are the largest producers of eggplants (aubergine) in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of eggplant production was China (74M tonnes), accounting for 79% of total volume. Moreover, eggplant production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (13M tonnes), sixfold.
What are the leading suppliers of eggplants (aubergine) to Sri Lanka?
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In value terms, the Netherlands ($2.5K), the United Arab Emirates ($1.3K) and India ($9.5) appeared to be the largest eggplant suppliers to Sri Lanka.
What are the leading importers of eggplants (aubergine) from Sri Lanka?
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In value terms, Maldives ($476K) remains the key foreign market for eggplant exports from Sri Lanka, comprising 72% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the United Arab Emirates ($76K), with a 12% share of total exports. It was followed by Kuwait, with a 9.3% share.
What is the average export price for eggplants (aubergine) in Sri Lanka?
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In 2020, the average eggplant export price amounted to $2,323 per tonne, rising by 1.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for eggplants (aubergine) in Sri Lanka?
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In 2020, the average eggplant import price amounted to $1,861 per tonne, growing by 2.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 399 - Eggplants

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the eggplant market in Sri Lanka. 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:
• Sri Lanka

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Sri Lanka
• 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
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 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:
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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