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United Kingdom: Plum And Sloe Market Overview 2021

Plum And Sloe Market Size in the UK

The UK plum and sloe market declined to $X in 2019, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Overall, consumption saw a abrupt curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Plum and sloe consumption peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Plum And Sloe Production in the UK

In value terms, plum and sloe production declined markedly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a moderate increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2009 to 2019, production growth remained at a lower figure.

In 2019, the average plum and sloe yield in the UK dropped to X tonnes per ha, with a decrease of -X% on 2018. In general, the yield saw a mild setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The plum and sloe yield peaked at X tonnes per ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, the yield stood at a somewhat lower figure. 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 plums and sloes production in the UK shrank to X ha, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area continues to indicate a noticeable downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the harvested area increased by X% year-to-year. The plum and sloe harvested area peaked at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Plum And Sloe Exports

Exports from the UK

In 2019, the amount of plums and sloes exported from the UK shrank markedly to X tonnes, which is down by -X% against the previous year's figure. In general, exports, however, continue to indicate a modest expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, plum and sloe exports shrank remarkably to $X in 2019. Overall, exports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Ireland (X tonnes) was the main destination for plum and sloe exports from the UK, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, plum and sloe exports to Ireland exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, the Netherlands (X tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Greece (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Ireland was relatively modest. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Netherlands (+X% per year) and Greece (+X% per year).

In value terms, Ireland ($X) remains the key foreign market for plum and sloe exports from the UK, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Greece, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Ireland amounted to -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Netherlands (-X% per year) and Greece (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average plum and sloe export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, declining by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price recorded a mild shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Turkey, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Plum And Sloe Imports

Imports into the UK

In 2019, supplies from abroad of plums and sloes decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. In general, imports saw a deep reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, plum and sloe imports stood at $X in 2019. Overall, imports recorded a abrupt slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Spain (X tonnes), South Africa (X tonnes) and Italy (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of plum and sloe imports to the UK, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Chile, the Netherlands, Portugal and France, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by the Netherlands, while imports for the other leaders experienced a decline.

In value terms, Spain ($X), South Africa ($X) and Italy ($X) constituted the largest plum and sloe suppliers to the UK, together accounting for X% of total imports.

South Africa recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Import Prices by Country

The average plum and sloe import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, continues to indicate a mild decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 an increase of X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by South Africa, 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 plums and sloes in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of plum and sloe consumption was China (7M tonnes), comprising approx. 55% of total volume. Moreover, plum and sloe consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Romania (708K tonnes), tenfold. Serbia (542K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.3% share.
What are the largest producers of plums and sloes in the world?
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China (7M tonnes) remains the largest plum and sloe producing country worldwide, accounting for 55% of total volume. Moreover, plum and sloe production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Romania (693K tonnes), tenfold. Serbia (559K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 4.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of plums and sloes to the UK?
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In value terms, Spain ($16M), South Africa ($15M) and Italy ($8.5M) appeared to be the largest plum and sloe suppliers to the UK, together accounting for 72% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of plums and sloes from the UK?
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In value terms, Ireland ($1.1M) remains the key foreign market for plum and sloe exports from the UK, comprising 78% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($177K), with a 12% share of total exports. It was followed by Greece, with a 4.3% share.
What is the average export price for plums and sloes in the UK?
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The average plum and sloe export price stood at $1,967 per tonne in 2019, dropping by -16.4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for plums and sloes in the UK?
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The average plum and sloe import price stood at $1,441 per tonne in 2019, with an increase of 4.5% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 536 - Plums

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the plum and sloe market in the UK. 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 Kingdom

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