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United Arab Emirates: Plantain Market Overview 2021

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Plantain Market Size in the United Arab Emirates

In 2019, the plantain market in the United Arab Emirates increased by X% to $X, rising for the third year in a row after three years of decline. In general, consumption posted significant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

Plantain Production in the United Arab Emirates

In value terms, plantain production stood at $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2016 to 2019, production growth remained at a lower figure.

In 2019, the average plantain yield in the United Arab Emirates was estimated at X kg per ha, standing approx. at 2018 figures. Over the period under review, the yield continues to indicate 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, the total area harvested in terms of plantains production in the United Arab Emirates totaled X ha, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year's figure. In general, the harvested area continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Plantain Exports

Exports from the United Arab Emirates

In 2019, shipments abroad of plantains decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the third year in a row after three years of growth. Overall, exports recorded a abrupt shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, plantain exports dropped notably to $X in 2019. In general, exports faced a abrupt downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. From 2016 to 2019, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Saudi Arabia (X tonnes) was the main destination for plantain exports from the United Arab Emirates, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, plantain exports to Saudi Arabia exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Oman (X tonnes), sixfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Afghanistan (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Saudi Arabia stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Oman (-X% per year) and Afghanistan (+X% per year).

In value terms, Saudi Arabia ($X) emerged as the key foreign market for plantain exports from the United Arab Emirates, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Oman ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Afghanistan, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Saudi Arabia stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Oman (-X% per year) and Afghanistan (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average plantain export price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, showed a noticeable descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2016 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was India ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Oman ($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 India, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Plantain Imports

Imports into the United Arab Emirates

In 2019, plantain imports into the United Arab Emirates stood at X tonnes, remaining relatively unchanged against 2018. Overall, imports posted slight growth. Imports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, plantain imports stood at $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. Imports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

The Philippines (X tonnes), Ecuador (X tonnes) and India (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of plantain imports to the United Arab Emirates, with a combined X% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Ecuador, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest plantain suppliers to the United Arab Emirates were the Philippines ($X), Ecuador ($X) and India ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. Mozambique, Indonesia and Oman lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X the main suppliers, Mozambique saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average plantain import price amounted to $X per tonne, flattening at the previous year. In general, the import price continues to indicate a slight contraction. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2012 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Philippines, 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 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), with a combined 35% share 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), together accounting for 34% of global production. Uganda, Nigeria, the Philippines, Peru, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Myanmar, the Dominican Republic, Rwanda and Venezuela lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 47%.
What are the leading suppliers of plantains to the United Arab Emirates?
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In value terms, the largest plantain suppliers to the United Arab Emirates were the Philippines ($93K), Ecuador ($88K) and India ($60K), with a combined 84% share of total imports. Mozambique, Indonesia and Oman lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 14%.
What are the leading importers of plantains from the United Arab Emirates?
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In value terms, Saudi Arabia ($826K) emerged as the key foreign market for plantain exports from the United Arab Emirates, comprising 69% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Oman ($113K), with a 9.4% share of total exports. It was followed by Afghanistan, with a 8.7% share.
What is the average export price for plantains in the United Arab Emirates?
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In 2019, the average plantain export price amounted to $382 per tonne, growing by 2.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for plantains in the United Arab Emirates?
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The average plantain import price stood at $554 per tonne in 2019, almost unchanged from the previous year.

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This report provides an in-depth analysis of the plantain market in the United Arab Emirates. 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:
• United Arab Emirates

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