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Western Africa: Root And Tuber Market 2022

Root And Tuber Market Size in Western Africa

In 2021, after three years of growth, there was decline in the West African root and tuber market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. Overall, consumption, however, showed a modest expansion. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2015 to 2021, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Root And Tuber Production in Western Africa

In value terms, root and tuber production contracted to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. In general, production saw a mild decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2015 to 2021, production growth failed to regain momentum.

Nigeria (X tons) remains the largest root and tuber producing country in Western Africa, accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, root and tuber production in Nigeria exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Ghana (X tons), threefold. Cote d'Ivoire (X tons) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume in Nigeria stood at +X%. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Ghana (+X% per year) and Cote d'Ivoire (+X% per year).

The average root and tuber yield dropped to X tons per ha in 2021, with a decrease of -X% compared with 2020. Overall, the yield continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of yield peaked at X tons per ha in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, 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 2021, the total area harvested in terms of roots and tubers production in Western Africa rose modestly to X ha, surging by X% on the previous year. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to root and tuber production reached the peak figure in 2021 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Root And Tuber Exports

Exports in Western Africa

In 2021, approx. X tons of roots and tubers were exported in Western Africa; declining by -X% compared with 2020. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X%. The volume of export peaked at X tons in 2020, and then declined remarkably in the following year.

In value terms, root and tuber exports expanded slightly to $X in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. The level of export peaked in 2021 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

Ghana dominates exports structure, amounting to X tons, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2021. Cote d'Ivoire (X tons) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a X% share, followed by Niger (X%). Mali (X tons), Nigeria (X tons) and Togo (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to root and tuber exports from Ghana stood at +X%. At the same time, Togo (+X%), Mali (+X%) and Nigeria (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Togo emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Western Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. Cote d'Ivoire experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Niger (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Togo (+X p.p.) and Mali (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while Cote d'Ivoire and Niger saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Ghana ($X) remains the largest root and tuber supplier in Western Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Niger ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Togo, with a X% share.

In Ghana, root and tuber exports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012-2021. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Niger (-X% per year) and Togo (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Western Africa amounted to $X per ton, surging by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2012 to 2021, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. As a result, the export price attained the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Niger ($X per ton), while Cote d'Ivoire ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Niger (+X%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Root And Tuber Imports

Imports in Western Africa

In 2021, the amount of roots and tubers imported in Western Africa reduced rapidly to X tons, which is down by -X% compared with the previous year's figure. Overall, imports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when imports increased by X%. The volume of import peaked at X tons in 2020, and then dropped dramatically in the following year.

In value terms, root and tuber imports fell notably to $X in 2021. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2018 to 2021, the growth of imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Cote d'Ivoire (X tons), Mauritania (X tons), Senegal (X tons) and Mali (X tons) represented the largest importer of roots and tubers in Western Africa, achieving X% of total import. It was distantly followed by Cabo Verde (X tons), making up a X% share of total imports. The following importers - Burkina Faso (X tons) and Niger (X tons) - together made up X% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Mali (with a CAGR of +X%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest root and tuber importing markets in Western Africa were Senegal ($X), Mali ($X) and Cote d'Ivoire ($X), together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Mauritania, Cabo Verde, Niger and Burkina Faso, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main importing countries, Burkina Faso, with a CAGR of +X%, 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 more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The import price in Western Africa stood at $X per ton in 2021, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2012 to 2021, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Niger ($X per ton), while Cote d'Ivoire ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Burkina Faso (+X%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for roots and tubers in Western Africa?
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The country with the largest volume of root and tuber consumption was Nigeria, comprising approx. 61% of total volume. Moreover, root and tuber consumption in Nigeria exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Ghana, threefold. The third position in this ranking was held by Cote d'Ivoire, with a 5.9% share.
What are the largest producers of roots and tubers in Western Africa?
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Nigeria remains the largest root and tuber producing country in Western Africa, accounting for 61% of total volume. Moreover, root and tuber production in Nigeria exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Ghana, threefold. The third position in this ranking was held by Cote d'Ivoire, with a 5.9% share.
What are the leading exporters of roots and tubers in Western Africa?
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In value terms, Ghana remains the largest root and tuber supplier in Western Africa, comprising 82% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Niger, with a 5.8% share of total exports. It was followed by Togo, with a 3.1% share.
What are the leading importers of roots and tubers in Western Africa?
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In value terms, Senegal, Mali and Cote d'Ivoire constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together accounting for 56% of total imports. These countries were followed by Mauritania, Cabo Verde, Niger and Burkina Faso, which together accounted for a further 29%.
What is the average export price for roots and tubers in Western Africa?
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In 2021, the export price in Western Africa amounted to $1,027 per ton, increasing by 27% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for roots and tubers in Western Africa?
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The import price in Western Africa stood at $279 per ton in 2021, growing by 9.5% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the root and tuber market in Western 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 2030.


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Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Western Africa, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Western 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

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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 VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Benin
• Burkina Faso
• Cabo Verde
• Gambia
• Ghana
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Liberia
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Niger
• Nigeria
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Senegal
• Sierra Leone
• Togo
• Cote d'Ivoire
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2021
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Yield And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2021
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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