South Africa Maize Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)

South Africa Maize Market is analyzed by Production (Volume), Consumption (Value & Volume), Import (Value & Volume) and Export (Value & Volume). The price trend of maize in South Africa is also analyzed in the study.

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2016-2025

Base Year:

2019

CAGR:

4.5 %

Major Players:

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Market Overview

South America's maize market is projected to witness a CAGR 4.5% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • Maize production in South Africa has increased in the recent past. According to Crop Estimates Committee (CEC), the maize production in Africa has increased by 6% during the 2018-19 cropping season, when compared to the previous cropping season.
  • Though maize is cultivated across South Africa. Few regions such as Free State, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, and the North-West provinces account for 87% of the overall production of maize in the country.

Scope of the report

Maize is one of the major cereal crops grown in the country. The market is analyzed by Production (Volume), Consumption (Value & Volume), Import (Value & Volume) and Export (Value & Volume). The price trend of maize in South Africa is also analyzed in the study.

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Maize Crop Production

According to FAO, the area under cultivation of maize in South Africa was 1.9 million hectares in 2016, which has increased to 2.3 million hectares in 2018; an increase of 21.0%. The Crop Estimation Committee (ECE), has estimated maize production to be 12.5 million, which will be an 11% increase in the production of maize in the current cropping season 2019-20. The high price of the maize in the 2018-19 cropping season is the main reason for the increase in production od maize in the country.

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South Africa is a Major Exporter of Maize

South Africa is a major exporter of maize, with an export volume of 1,155 thousand metric tons, which was valued at USD 253,083 in 2019. According to UN Comtrade, the export of maize from South Africa was 1, 000 thousand metric tons in 2016, which has raised to 1,155 thousand metric tons in 2019. The decreased area under production during the 2018-19 cropping season is the major reason for a 31% decrease in the export of maize in 2019. Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Eswatini, and Tanzania are the major importers of maize from South Africa. Botswana alone accounts for 18.5% of South Africa's export market share.

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Table Of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definiton

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 PESTLE Analysis

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 Production Analysis

    2. 5.2 Consumption Analysis

    3. 5.3 Import Analysis

    4. 5.4 Export Analysis

    5. 5.5 Price Trend Analysis

  6. 6. VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS

  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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