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Global Potato Market Overview 2020

Potato Market Size

In 2019, the global potato market increased by X% to $X, rising for the third consecutive year after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Global consumption peaked in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in years to come.

Potato Production

In value terms, potato production expanded remarkably to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global production reached the maximum level in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

The countries with the highest volumes of potato production in 2019 were China (X tonnes), India (X tonnes) and Ukraine (X tonnes), together comprising X% of global production. These countries were followed by Russia, the U.S., Bangladesh, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Canada and Belarus, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of potato production, amongst the key producing countries, was attained by Bangladesh, while potato production for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The global average potato yield reached X tonnes per ha in 2019, with an increase of X% compared with the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average potato yield hit record highs in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come. 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 potatoes production worldwide reached X ha, leveling off at the year before. Over the period under review, the harvested area, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, the harvested area attained the peak level of X ha. From 2012 to 2019, the growth of the global potato harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of potato production in 2019 were China (X tonnes), India (X tonnes) and Ukraine (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of global production. Russia, the U.S., Bangladesh, Germany, France, Poland, the Netherlands, Canada and Belarus lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Bangladesh, while potato production for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Potato Exports

Exports

In 2019, shipments abroad of potatoes increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fourth consecutive year after two years of decline. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2014 to 2019, the growth of global exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, potato exports expanded notably to $X in 2019. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. From 2014 to 2019, the growth of global exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2019, France (X tonnes), distantly followed by Germany (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes) and Egypt (X tonnes) represented the key exporters of potatoes, together generating X% of total exports. Pakistan (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes), China (X tonnes), India (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes) and Saudi Arabia (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in India, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest potato supplying countries worldwide were France ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Germany ($X), with a combined X% share of global exports. These countries were followed by China, Egypt, the U.S., Belgium, Canada, Spain, Pakistan, India and Saudi Arabia, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main exporting countries, India recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average potato export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2012 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Potato Imports

Imports

In 2019, overseas purchases of potatoes increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fourth consecutive year after two years of decline. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Global imports peaked in 2019 and are likely to continue growth in years to come.

In value terms, potato imports soared to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Global imports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Belgium (X tonnes), distantly followed by the Netherlands (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes) and Germany (X tonnes) represented the largest importers of potatoes, together comprising X% of total imports. Italy (X tonnes), Russia (X tonnes), Portugal (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes), Afghanistan (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes), Nepal (X tonnes) and Canada (X tonnes) held a relatively small share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Nepal, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest potato importing markets worldwide were Belgium ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Germany ($X), together accounting for X% of global imports. These countries were followed by Spain, Russia, Italy, the U.S., Portugal, Canada, Poland, Afghanistan and Nepal, which together accounted for a further X the main importing countries, Nepal saw the highest rates of growth with regard to 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

In 2019, the average potato import price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while Nepal ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for potatoes in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of potato consumption in 2019 were China (93M tonnes), India (51M tonnes) and Ukraine (23M tonnes), with a combined 45% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Russia, the U.S., Bangladesh, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Canada and Belarus, which together accounted for a further 23%.
What are the largest producers of potatoes in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of potato production in 2019 were China (93M tonnes), India (51M tonnes) and Ukraine (23M tonnes), with a combined 45% share of global production. Russia, the U.S., Bangladesh, Germany, France, Poland, the Netherlands, Canada and Belarus lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 25%.
What are the leading exporters of potatoes in the world?
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In value terms, the largest potato supplying countries worldwide were France ($812M), the Netherlands ($800M) and Germany ($440M), with a combined 43% share of global exports. China, Egypt, the U.S., Belgium, Canada, Spain, Pakistan, India and Saudi Arabia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 35%.
What are the leading importers of potatoes in the world?
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In value terms, Belgium ($756M), the Netherlands ($379M) and Germany ($350M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, with a combined 29% share of global imports. Spain, Russia, Italy, the U.S., Portugal, Canada, Poland, Afghanistan and Nepal lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 28%.
What is the average export price for potatoes in the world?
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The average potato export price stood at $323 per tonne in 2019, rising by 4.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for potatoes in the world?
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The average potato import price stood at $339 per tonne in 2019, with an increase of 7.7% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 116 - Potatoes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global potato 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 2025.



Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in World, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in World
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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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
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. 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 2007–2019
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 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

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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2019
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
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, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2019
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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