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Global Melon Market 2023

Melon Market Size

In 2021, the global melon market decreased by -0.3% to $X for the first time since 2016, thus ending a four-year rising trend. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +2.9% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. Global consumption peaked at $X in 2020, and then contracted slightly in the following year.

Melon Production

In value terms, melon production shrank slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +4.2% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the production volume increased by 35% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global production hit record highs at $X in 2020, and then shrank modestly in the following year.

China (X tons) remains the largest melon producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 49% of total volume. Moreover, melon production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Turkey (X tons), eightfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by India (X tons), with a 4.7% share.

In China, melon production expanded at an average annual rate of +2.8% over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Turkey (+0.4% per year) and India (+5.7% per year).

The global average melon yield contracted slightly to X tons per ha in 2021, remaining stable against the year before. Overall, the yield, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when the yield increased by 2.7%. Over the period under review, the average melon yield attained the maximum level at X tons per ha in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the yield failed to regain momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, the global harvested area of melons contracted to X ha, which is down by -2% against 2020. Over the period under review, the harvested area saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when the harvested area increased by 4.1%. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of X ha, and then declined in the following year.

Melon Exports

Exports

In 2021, approx. X tons of melons were exported worldwide; with a decrease of -6.9% against the year before. In general, exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 when exports increased by 9.3% against the previous year. As a result, the exports attained the peak of X tons. From 2017 to 2021, the growth of the global exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, melon exports declined slightly to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 when exports increased by 9%. As a result, the exports attained the peak of $X. From 2017 to 2021, the growth of the global exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

The biggest shipments were from Spain (X tons), Guatemala (X tons), Brazil (X tons), Honduras (X tons), the Netherlands (X tons), the United States (X tons), Mexico (X tons), China (X tons), Morocco (X tons), Costa Rica (X tons), Italy (X tons) and France (X tons), together resulting at 88% of total export.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Italy (with a CAGR of +4.8%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Spain ($X) remains the largest melon supplier worldwide, comprising 22% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by the Netherlands ($X), with an 11% share of global exports. It was followed by Brazil, with a 10% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Spain was relatively modest. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the Netherlands (+3.8% per year) and Brazil (+2.3% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average melon export price amounted to $X per ton, increasing by 4.1% against the previous year. Over the last nine-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.6%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the average export price increased by 11% against the previous year. The global export price peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was France ($X per ton), while Guatemala ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China (+4.7%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Melon Imports

Imports

After two years of decline, purchases abroad of melons increased by 0.3% to X tons in 2021. In general, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when imports increased by 7.8%. Over the period under review, global imports reached the peak figure at X tons in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, melon imports rose slightly to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when imports increased by 9.8%. Over the period under review, global imports hit record highs at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2021, the United States (X tons) represented the main importer of melons, making up 26% of total imports. It was distantly followed by the Netherlands (X tons), France (X tons), the UK (X tons), Canada (X tons), Germany (X tons) and Spain (X tons), together achieving a 44% share of total imports. The following importers - Portugal (X tons), Belgium (X tons), Kyrgyzstan (X tons), Hong Kong SAR (X tons) and Saudi Arabia (X tons) - each recorded a 9.2% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to melon imports into the United States stood at -1.1%. At the same time, Kyrgyzstan (+92.6%), Hong Kong SAR (+19.9%), Saudi Arabia (+15.2%) and Spain (+4.5%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Kyrgyzstan emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in the world, with a CAGR of +92.6% from 2012-2021. The Netherlands, France, the UK and Germany experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Portugal (-1.1%), Canada (-1.3%) and Belgium (-2.9%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2012 to 2021, the share of Kyrgyzstan and Spain increased by +1.7 and +1.6 percentage points, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the United States ($X), France ($X) and the Netherlands ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together comprising 40% of global imports. Germany, the UK, Canada, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Hong Kong SAR, Saudi Arabia and Kyrgyzstan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 36%.

In terms of the main importing countries, Kyrgyzstan, with a CAGR of +106.5%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average melon import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, growing by 3.8% against the previous year. Overall, the import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the average import price increased by 5.8% against the previous year. Global import price peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Kyrgyzstan (+7.2%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for melons in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of melon consumption, comprising approx. 49% of total volume. Moreover, melon consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Turkey, eightfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by India, with a 4.7% share.
What are the largest producers of melons in the world?
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China remains the largest melon producing country worldwide, accounting for 49% of total volume. Moreover, melon production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Turkey, eightfold. India ranked third in terms of total production with a 4.7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of melons in the world?
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In value terms, Spain remains the largest melon supplier worldwide, comprising 22% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by the Netherlands, with an 11% share of global exports. It was followed by Brazil, with a 10% share.
What are the leading importers of melons in the world?
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In value terms, the United States, France and the Netherlands were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together comprising 40% of global imports. Germany, the UK, Canada, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Hong Kong SAR, Saudi Arabia and Kyrgyzstan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 36%.
What is the average export price for melons in the world?
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The average melon export price stood at $797 per ton in 2021, surging by 4.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for melons in the world?
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In 2021, the average melon import price amounted to $841 per ton, surging by 3.8% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global melon market. 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.


Product coverage:
• FCL 568 - Melons, Cantaloupes

Data coverage:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• 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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
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 PRODUCT

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. GLOBAL 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. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2022
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
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, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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