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Thailand: Plantain Market Overview 2021

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Plantain Market Size in Thailand

The Thai plantain market totaled $X in 2019, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Plantain consumption peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Plantain Production in Thailand

In value terms, plantain production contracted sharply to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a precipitous descent. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Plantain production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

In 2019, the average yield of plantains in Thailand totaled X kg per ha, therefore, remained relatively stable against the year before. Over the period under review, the yield recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2019, approx. X ha of plantains were harvested in Thailand; remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year's figure. In general, the harvested area continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Plantain Exports

Exports from Thailand

Plantain exports from Thailand reduced rapidly to X tonnes in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year's figure. In general, exports faced a precipitous decline. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, plantain exports shrank markedly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a dramatic shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Qatar (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes) and Viet Nam (X tonnes) were the main destinations of plantain exports from Thailand, together accounting for X% of total exports.

From 2012 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Qatar, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X), China ($X) and France ($X) appeared to be the largest markets for plantain exported from Thailand worldwide, together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Qatar, Bahrain, Canada and Viet Nam, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main countries of destination, Bahrain saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average plantain export price amounted to $X per tonne, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price posted a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was China ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Viet Nam ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to China (+X% per year), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Plantain Imports

Imports into Thailand

In 2019, overseas purchases of plantains increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fourth year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, imports continue to indicate a significant expansion. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, plantain imports soared to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports showed a significant increase. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Myanmar (X tonnes) was the main supplier of plantain to Thailand, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, plantain imports from Myanmar exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Lao People's Democratic Republic (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

From 2012 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Myanmar totaled +X%.

In value terms, Myanmar ($X) constituted the largest supplier of plantain to Thailand, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Lao People's Democratic Republic ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from Myanmar stood at +X%.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average plantain import price amounted to $X per tonne, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a deep slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2014 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Myanmar ($X per tonne), while the price for Lao People's Democratic Republic totaled $X per tonne.

From 2012 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for plantains in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of plantain consumption in 2019 were Ghana (4.9M tonnes), Democratic Republic of the Congo (4.9M tonnes) and Cameroon (4.8M tonnes), together accounting for 35% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Uganda, Nigeria, the Philippines, Peru, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Myanmar, the Dominican Republic, Rwanda and Venezuela, which together accounted for a further 47%.
What are the largest producers of plantains in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of plantain production in 2019 were Ghana (4.9M tonnes), Democratic Republic of the Congo (4.9M tonnes) and Cameroon (4.8M tonnes), with a combined 34% share of global production. Uganda, Nigeria, the Philippines, Peru, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Myanmar, the Dominican Republic, Rwanda and Venezuela lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 47%.
What are the leading suppliers of plantains to Thailand?
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In value terms, Myanmar ($813K) constituted the largest supplier of plantain to Thailand, comprising 94% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Lao People's Democratic Republic ($35K), with a 4.1% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of plantains from Thailand?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($11K), China ($6.7K) and France ($4.8K) appeared to be the largest markets for plantain exported from Thailand worldwide, with a combined 55% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Qatar, Bahrain, Canada and Viet Nam, which together accounted for a further 21%.
What is the average export price for plantains in Thailand?
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In 2019, the average plantain export price amounted to $1,078 per tonne, with an increase of 6.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for plantains in Thailand?
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The average plantain import price stood at $403 per tonne in 2019, with a decrease of -21.1% against the previous year.

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This report provides an in-depth analysis of the plantain market in Thailand. 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:
• Thailand

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Thailand
• 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 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
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, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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