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A. MARKETS FOR FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
1. Market Trends and Opportunities
The Netherlands serves as a major trading hob of fresh fruits and vegetables in Western Europe. It is a medium-sized producer in European Union countries. Some parts of domestic production of fruits and vegetables are also used for processing. It is also the third largest fruit importer and fourth largest vegetable importer in EU. Imports of FFV from developing countries are growing. Some of such imported crops are grapes, apples, oranges, pineapples, mangoes, bananas, beans, peas and asparagus. Domestic market for FFV is very small and major parts of the imports and domestic production are re-exported
or exported to other countries in and outside Europe.
Over the last five years average import price of fruit has decreased and of vegetables imported from developing countries has increased. Prices of mangoes, guavas, apples, sweet peppers, chilli peppers etc. originated in developing countries have decreased. But the prices of grapes, oranges, lemons, bananas, beans, asparagus and garlic have increased.
Opportunities
a. consumption of fruits is growing in value but decreasing in volume
b. consumption of vegetables is growing both in value and volume
c. prices of some of the crops originated in developing countries have
increased
d. exotics are getting popularity
e. consumers are used to buying and consuming year round temperate crops
Threats
a. The Netherlands is a large supplier of fresh fruits and vegetables to markets within (Germany, the UK and Belgium) and outside Europe.
b. Greenhouse production of mainly tomatoes, sweet pepper, and cucumber, has reduced reliance on imports to meet the domestic as well as external demands.
c. African countries and Russia will remain the large markets for onions though Spain and Poland competing.
 
Consumption
1.2
Recently fruits and vegetable consumptions in The Netherlands are growing in total value but not in terms of quantity. According to Commodity Board for Horticulture 2006, consumption of fresh fruits amounted to 94 kg per household (total 660 thousand tonnes) in 2005 (Table I). Household consumption of vegetables was 74 kg (515 thousand tonnes in total) and consumption grew by 4 per cent in value and 3 per cent in volume.

         Table I Consumption per Household of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in the
          Netherlands (2002 and 2005)

Consumptions
2002
2005
Fruits in Euro
139
133
In Kg.
93
94
Vegetables in Euro
146
152
In Kg.
72
74
2.
Trade Analysis
2.1.
Fresh Fruits
The Netherlands accounted for 12 per cent of total EU importsfor fruits and 8 per cent of vegetables in 2006.
Imports of fruits amounted Euro 2.3 billion of 2.8 billion tonnes. In 2006 import increased by 43 per cent in value and 42 per cent in volume over the year 2002 and recently 67 per cent of total import was sourced from developing countries. In this period imports of fruits from eveloping countries increased by 75 per cent in value and 82 per cent in volume. South Africa (14% of total import), Chile (12%), Spain, Brazil, and Belgium are the main suppliers of fruits. Major fruits imported into the Netherlands are grapes (17% of fruit import value), apples (12%), oranges (9%), bananas (7%), pineapples (7%), and mangoes, grapes fruits and pears.
Grapes: Between 2002 and 2006 imports of table grapes increased by 74 per cent in value and 80 per cent in volume. The major sources of supply were South Africa (33%), Chile (26%), and Brazil (14%).
Pineapples: Pineapples import value amounted about 8 per cent of total value of all fruits imported from developing countries. Its total value was Euro 129 million of 191000 tonnes. The main suppliers were Costa Rica 69, and Panama 9 per cent of total import value.
Mangoes: The Netherlands is the largest importer of mangoes in the EU, representing 30 per cent of total EU imports. In 2006 the etherlands imported mangoes of Euro 106 million of 112000 tonnes. Import growth rates between 2002 and 2006 were 41 per cent in value and 55 per cent in volume.
Bananas: Bananas imports in the Netherlands increased in value as well as volume. Imports of bananas from EU countries decreased by 33 per cent in value with the liberalization its trade regime in 2006. Bananas mostly imported into the Netherlands are via other EU countries (49% of total import value). Main suppliers are Belgium and Germany. Developing country suppliers are Colombia (30%), Costa Rica 11%),Guatemala (6%) and Ecuador (3%).
Other Fruits: The Netherlands imports Lychees, Tamrinds and jackfruit (35% of EU imports), papaya (21%), passion fruits, star fruit and Pitihaya (37%) of total EU imports.

         Table II - Imports of Selected Fresh Fruits and Leading Suppliers

Product
Value in Euro Million 2002
Value in Euro Million 2004
Value in Euro Million 2006
Leading Suppliers and their market shares in % of value in 2006
Total
D Cs
Total
D Cs
Total
D Cs
All fruits
1599
878
1706
897
2287
1536
Spain 10, Belgium 8, France 4.3, Germany
2.9, Italy 1.5, The Netherlands 2.4, S.
Africa 14, Chile 12, Brazil 9, Costa Rica 6,
Argentina 6
Grapes
232
184
268
211
401
357
Italy 3.4, Belgium 1.8, Germany 1.8,
Spain 1.5, S. Africa 32, Chile 26, Brazil
14, Argentina 4.6, India 4.4
Exotics
150
106
163
111
340
270
France 5, Germany 4.9, Belgium 2.3,
Costa Rica 31, Brazil 16, S. Africa 8,
Peru 8, Panama 3.8
Bananas
124
4
111
6
161
82
Belgium 39, Germany 7, Italy 1.5,
Colombia 30, Costa Rica 11, Guatemala
6, Ecuador 2.7

Source: Eurostat 2007 Note – DC = Developing Countries

2.2
Fresh Vegetables
Fresh vegetables imports in 2006 amounted to 940,000 tonnes valued at Euro 884 million, representing increases of 21 per cent in value and 16 per cent in volume over the year 2002. Only 15 per cent of total imported value was sourced from developing countries as imports from developing countries decreased substantially by 42 per cent in value and 39 per cent in volume between the years 2002 and 2006.
The major vegetables imported include tomatoes (26% of total import value in 2006), sweet peppers (16%), cucumbers (8%), Lettuce (7%), and Brassicas (6%). Main crops imported from developing countries and their shares are bean and peas (71%), garlic (72%), and asparagus (75%). Among developing countries, Israel is the main source of tomatoes and sweet peppers. African countries – Kenya, Egypt, Senegal and Morocco
have strong position in the supply of beans. Kenya is also the largest supplier of peas. Similarly Peru and China are the largest suppliers of asparagus and garlic respectively.

        Table III - Imports of Selected Fresh Vegetables and Leading Suppliers

Product
Value in Euro Million 2002
Value in Euro Million 2004
Value in Euro Million 2006
Leading Suppliers and their market
shares in % of value in 2006
Total
D Cs
Total
D Cs
Total
D Cs
All Vegetables
729
95
766
102
884
134
Spain 45, Belgium 10, Gremany 7,
France 4.7, UK 2.8, Israel 8, Kenya
2.8, China 2.7, Egypt 1.8, Peru 1.6
Tomatoes
254
6
175
5
321
7
Spain 69, Germany 7, Belgium 7, UK
4.5, France 2.7, Israel 4.4, Morocco
1.1, Senegal 0.8
Beans and
Peas
62
45
71
47
80
57
Spain 14, Germany 6, Belgium 3.8,
France 3.6, Kenya 29, Morocco 11,
Senegal 8, Egypt 8, Guatemala 8
       Source: Eurostat 2007 Note – DC = Developing Countries
      Note: These analysis and tables are based on trade-maps of the International Trade Centre and Values are in US $.
3.
Trade and Consumer’s Preference
Health concern receives more attention. Organic market is growing Nutritional value and health benefits of fruits and vegetables have been well recognized. Consumers are open to new items. Retailers have started offering seasonings and ready-meal packages also.
Convenience trends: people wish to save time. Fruits and vegetables are sold pre-cut, and prepared and packed complete meals and take away are also popular. Fruits are sold from non-food stores like gas station also.
Largest consumers are elderly people. Single household or couples with double income spend most on fruits particularly on exotics. They buy from supermarkets but elderly people and senior citizens buy from retail stores. Elderly and affluent seniors also visit specialized retailers. Bananas are liked by younger generations. Elderly people buy mostly citrus, oranges, grapefruits, and lemons.
Growing interest in local and authentic products- with increasing awareness of the negative impacts on environment on imports (HBD).
Other important features of the market:
I. Market share and importance of supermarket is likely to continue with the increased popularity of one-stop-shopping.
II. Green grocers offers high quality assorted fresh fruits.
III. Number of specialty shops like Indonesian food, Halal food, etc. is growing.
IV. More and more retailers are selling branded fruits such as Tasty Tom tomatoes.
V. Hard discounters and multiple stores are enlarging their offer of organic crops.

 

4.
Legislative Requirements
Requirements are defined through legislation and through labels, codes and management systems. These are based on environmental, consumer health and safety and social concerns.
4.1
Tariffs : Refer http://www.cbi.nl/marketinfo and http://www.export-help.europa.eu For fresh fruits and vegetables , the reduced VAT rate of 6 per cent is applicable.
4.2
Non-tariffs : Please refer Repot on FFV in the European Union Market
5.
Non-legislative Requirements
5.1
Grading, Packaging, Marking and Labelling
Requirements relating to packaging, marking and labeling are subject to the EU marketing standards of fresh fruits and vegetables. Standards are applicable only for selected fruits and vegetables refer http://www.cib.eu/marketinfo/cbi?action=showDetails&id=1869 Additional information on packaging are found at ITC webpage http://www.intracen.org/ep/packaging/packit.htm
5.2
Trading Practices
5.3
Trade Structure and Channels
The port of Rotterdam is one of the largest ports in the world with all modern facilities required for fresh products. It is connected to Germany and central Europe through the Rhine and to Belgium and France through the Meuse (Mass) and to the Antwerp Port
through waterway. Moreover, Schiphol airport has excellent facilities for storage and transportation of fresh produces. Having a long trading history the Netherlands has a strong position in FFVs business. There are importers having direct links with exporters in the supplying countries including developing countries.
The importers supply products to the following outlet have market shares indicated in the table IV.

Table IV - Market Shares of Retail Outlets

Types
Numbers in Holland
Market Share in %
Supermarkets/hypermarkets
6000
74
Green grocers
1500
11
Street markets
1500
9
Non-retails and Others
6

Source HBD, 2008

Some of the large importers and traders are

Greenery http://www.thegreenery.com
Langfruit http://www.langfruit.nl
Bud Holland http://www.bud.nl
Superuine http://www.supernie.nl
Laurus http://www.laurus.nl
Bakker Barendrecht http://www.bakkerbarendrecht.nl

 

6.
Other Market Information
Selecting a suitable trading partner. Business is done professionally but it can be informal. It is important to keep promises, follow up agreements and be punctual.
Sales promotion: Refer the CBI publication “Export Planner” and “Your Image Builder” available at http://www.cbi.nl/marketinfo.

Sources of Information

Institution
Type of Information
Web-page
1
EU-Help Desk
Tariffs and
others EU
regulations EC
2200/96
http://www.export-help.cec.eu.int/
2
EUEurostat
Trade statistics
http://www.epp.eurostat.cec.eu.int/
3
Commodity
Board of
Horticulture
Production and
other
information
http://www.tuinbouw.nl
4
HBD, Branch
for Retailers
Contacts with
potential
buyers
http://www.hdb.nl
5
Fresh Plaza
Price
information
http://www.freshplaza.nl
6
Agribusiness
online
 
Price
information
http://www.agribusinessonline.com
7
Market
information
Price
information
http://www.weekbladgroentenenfruit.nl /marketinformatie
8
Market Holland
Price
information
http://www.marktprijzen/home.htm/
9
Innofresh,
Rotterdam
Promotion and
Fairs
http://www.innofresh.nl
10
Fruit Logistica
Promotion and
Fairs
http://www.fruitlogistica.com
11
Market Place for
Fresh Produce
Contacts
http://www.freshinfo.com
12
Holland Fresh
Group
Contacts
http://www.hollandfreshgroup.com
13
B2B market place
Contacts
http://www.foodtraders.com
14
Europages
Contacts
http://www.europages.com
15
Market for
Fresh Produces
Contacts and
prices
http://www.agromarketplace.com
16
Fresh Plaza
Contacts
http://www.freshplaza.com
17
Frugiventa
Contacts
http://www.frugiventa.nl
18
FAO 2006,
FAOSTAT
Data on Ag.
Production and
trades
http://www.faostat.fao.org
19
EVD 2006
Economic
Publications
http://www.evd.nl
20
CBI
Market Access
http://www.cbi.nl/marketinfo/
21
CBI
Packaging,
marking and
labeling
http://www.cbi.nl/marketinfo/cbi?action=showdetails&id=
1869
22
ITC
Packaging
http://www.intracen.org/ep/packaging/packit.htm

 

Summary Tables
a. Pineapples

Table V -Imports of Pineapples and Leading Suppliers

Products/
Other
Information
2003 Value in $Million
Qty in 000Tons
2007 Value in $ Million
Qty in 000 Tons
Value Change in% in 2007
Major Sources and Share in % and other information
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Pineapples
56.1
53.5
165.1
177.1
194.2
231.3
Costa Rica 63.4, Panama 13, Belgium 10.3
Import
Growth in
2002-2006
48
54
Average
Annual Unit
Price
2003 $ 1050/ton
2006 $ 822/ton
2007 $ 932/ton $ 755 Dec
Average
Price/Ton
Nov./Dec 07
Costa Rica $731 -1055, Panama
$744 – 1103, Ghana $ 5011-7649.
b. Mangoes

Table VI - Imports of Mangoes and Leading Suppliers

Products/
Other
Information
2003 Value in $Million
Qty in 000Tons
2007 Value in $ Million
Qty in 000 Tons
Value Change in% in 2007
Major Sources and Share in % and other information
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Mangoes
80.1
69.6
131.4
92.3
64
32.6
Brazil 44.5, Peru 15.8, France 8
Import
Growth in
2002-2006
18
14
Average
Annual Unit
Price
2003 $ 1151 /ton
2006 $ 1233/ton
2007 $ 1424/ton
Average
Price/Ton
Nov./Dec 07
Brazil $1374, Peru $ 1352, Ghana
$ 8528, Thailand $ 5763
c. Grapes

TableVII - Imports of Grapes and Leading Suppliers

Products/
Other
Information
2003 Value in $Million
Qty in 000Tons
2007 Value in $ Million
Qty in 000 Tons
Value Change in% in 2007
Major Sources and Share in % and other information
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Grapes
253.7
162.1
550.6
303.1
117
87
South Africa 30.5, Chile 26.8,
Brazil 9.2
Import
Growth in
2002-2006
31
22
Average
Annual Unit
Price
2003 $ 1565/ton
2006 $ 1804/ton
2007 $ 1817/ton $ 2977 December
Average
Price/Ton
Nov./Dec 07
S.Africa $3228, Brazil $2771
d. Lychees

Table VIII - Imports of Lychees and Leading Suppliers

Products/
Other
Information
2003 Value in $Million
Qty in 000Tons
2007 Value in $ Million
Qty in 000 Tons
Value Change in% in 2007
Major Sources and Share in % and other information
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Lychees
20.1
19.5
20.4
34
1.5
74.4
Madagascar 24.5, France 11.1,
Thailand 10.
Import
Growth in
2002-2006
Average
Annual Unit
Price
2003 $1031 /ton
2006 $ 2286/ton
2007 $ 600/ton
Average
Price/Ton06
Colombia $4578, France $2519,
Malaysia $3069, Thailand $ 3176
e. Chillies

Table IX - Imports of Chillies and Leading Suppliers

Products/
Other
Information
2003 Value in $Million
Qty in 000Tons
2007 Value in $ Million
Qty in 000 Tons
Value Change in% in 2007
Major Sources and Share in % and other information
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Chillies
108.4
67.7
234.7
106.9
117
58
Israel 41.2, Belgium 30, France
6.9, Egypt 2.8
Import
Growth in
2002-2006
Average
Annual Unit
Price
2003 $1601 /ton
2006 $ 1590/ton
2007 $ 2196/ton
Average
Price/Ton
Nov./Dec 07
             
Detailed Tables
a. Pineapples

Table I - Imports of Pineapples in from 2003 to 2007, in values in $‘000

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
'World
56,108
56,835
63,732
164,754
165,063
'Costa Rica
22,151
14,708
20,915
111,285
104,564
'Panama
3,577
4,821
2,928
11,632
21,448
'Belgium
6,437
6,773
7,709
6,843
16,965
'Germany
11,495
16,426
18,505
16,590
7,022
'Ecuador
221
3,096
2,205
2,357
2,702
'France
5,028
4,727
4,991
4,291
2,588
'Ghana
1,034
745
414
1,284
2,221
'South Africa
1,379
1,201
1,210
1,256
1,914
'United
Kingdom
135
217
998
3,077
1,490
'Italy
290
433
730
357
1,029
'Spain
689
844
1,320
820
973
'Guatemala
641
773
768
927
777
'Mauritius
0
42
58
144
320
'Thailand
38
25
77
222
270
'Portugal
0
156
0
118
215
'Brazil
451
58
154
172
125
'Côte d'Ivoire
1,933
1,145
182
626
74

Table II - Imports of Pineapples from Quantity, in tons

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
'World
53,459
57,813
75,552
200,454
177,094
'Costa Rica
18,943
16,586
23,223
139,865
114,499
'Panama
3,163
4,193
3,032
14,268
22,404
'Belgium
6,776
8,536
13,759
10,645
21,344
'Germany
11,290
14,308
20,780
16,164
5,788
'Ecuador
160
2,696
2,354
3,060
2,802
'France
7,002
6,861
6,738
4,874
2,790
'UK
214
160
954
3,668
2,404
'Italy
391
657
858
365
1,400
'South Africa
1,137
990
982
781
850
'Guatemala
504
693
758
1,228
751
'Ghana
444
149
202
605
645
'Spain
456
280
817
803
435
'Thailand
33
18
62
161
151
'Brazil
460
61
119
191
137
'Portugal
0
81
0
80
137
'Mauritius
0
30
45
60
111
'Côte d'Ivoire
1,838
921
207
753
73
'India
0
0
0
38
0

Table III- Imports of Pineapples in 2006 

Exporters
Trade Indicators
Imported value 2006,
USD 000
Trade
balance
2006 in
USD 000
Share in
Netherla
-nds's
imports,
%
Imported
quantity, in
tons, 2006
AUnit
value,
(USD/
unit)
Imported
growth in
value
between
2002-
2006, %,
p.a.
Imported
growth in
quantity
between
2002-2006,
%, p.a.
Imported
growth in
value
between
2005-2006,
%, p.a.
Total
export
growth in
value of
partner
countries
between
2002-2006,
%, p.a.
'World
164,754
-9,939
100
200,454
822
48
54
159
22
'Costa Rica
111,285
-111,285
67.5
139,865
796
73
89
432
28
'Germany
16,590
45,488
10.1
16,164
1,026
75
70
-10
38
'Panama
11,632
-11,632
7.1
14,268
815
52
297
211
'Belgium
6,843
-1,216
4.2
10,645
643
3
22
-11
27
'France
4,291
4,231
2.6
4,874
880
1
-6
-14
-18
'United
Kingdom
3,077
3,415
1.9
3,668
839
101
97
208
129
'Ecuador
2,357
-2,357
1.4
3,060
770
144
174
7
23
'Honduras
2,342
-2,342
1.4
2,442
959
154
651
20
'Ghana
1,284
-1,284
0.8
605
2,122
-3
-11
210
97
'South Africa
1,256
-1,256
0.8
781
1,608
2
-7
4
13
'Guatemala
927
-927
0.6
1,228
755
20
28
21
77
'India
49
-49
0
38
1,289
35

Table IV Pineapples Imported by The Netherlands Monthly Value in US$000

Exporters
2007-
M01
2007-
M02
2007-
M03
2007-
M04
2007-
M05
2007-
M06
2007-
M07
2007-
M08
2007-
M09
2007-
M10
2007-
M11
2007-
M12
'World
13406
14838
15969
14935
22116
17967
9894
10579
11624
17972
10240
12678
'Costa Rica
8893
9784
10030
9224
15285
11881
6353
6798
6978
11867
5766
9557
'Panama
1855
1495
2411
1861
2403
2688
907
1299
2210
2393
1077
1077
'Ecuador
355
315
675
735
509
182
59
79
294
381
309
450
'South
Africa
133
98
222
117
170
94
122
107
71
138
170
471
'Ghana
113
121
146
175
218
279
179
188
164
187
218
238
'Thailand
94
10
0
18
16
0
24
32
3
0
45
100
'Ukraine
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
42
'Guatemala
0
46
52
16
73
314
70
10
33
219
0
24
'Brazil
24
33
57
54
13
0
0
3
6
13
15
14
'Turkey
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
17
'Mauritius
36
23
30
20
20
19
22
20
28
28
25
49

Table V Pineapples Imported by The Netherlands Monthly Quantity in Tons

Exporters
2007-
M01
2007-
M02
2007-
M03
2007-
M04
2007-
M05
2007-
M06
2007-
M07
2007-
M08
2007-
M09
2007-
M10
2007-
M11
2007-
M12
'World
14733
15342
15988
15666
20954
18721
15487
14463
11536
14736
16021
16358
'Costa Rica
10004
10119
10194
10349
15197
12319
10100%
10043
7427
9981
7559
13076
'Panama
2026
1455
2192
1883
2178
2475
1612
1877
2221
1720
1322
2286
'Ecuador
362
295
649
786
479
185
107
118
311
313
285
565
'South
Africa
61
42
98
48
69
51
53
47
37
64
77
213
'Ghana
15
90
21
26
94
209
23
26
38
27
29
48
'Thailand
30
8
0
12
8
0
16
15
2
0
30
42
'Ukraine
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
39
'Guatemala
0
45
47
18
60
285
125
16
32
159
0
33
'Brazil
34
34
52
54
18
0
0
0
1
17
18
16
'Turkey
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
'Mauritius
12
8
11
7
6
8
8
7
12
9
8
15

Table VI Monthly Average Import Prices US$ per Ton

Exporters
2007-
M01
2007-
M02
2007-
M03
2007-
M04
2007-
M05
2007-
M06
2007-
M07
2007-
M08
2007-
M09
2007-
M10
2007-
M11
2007-
M12
'World
910
967
999
953
1055
960
639
731
1008
1220
639
775
'Costa Rica
889
967
984
891
1006
964
583
677
940
1189
763
731
'Panama
916
1027
1100
988
1103
1086
563
692
995
1391
815
744
'Ecuador
100%
1067
1039
935
1062
986
549
669
945
1216
1083
797
'South
Africa
2170
2322
2268
2427
2460
1858
2306
2277
1924
2170
2214
2209
'Ghana
7386
1341
6854
6836
2332
1334
7650
7287
4339
6926
7649
5011
'Thailand
3102
1250
1500
2000
1500
2192
1500
1500
2381
'Ukraine
1088
'Guatemala
1020
1111
889
1211
1103
559
645
1031
1376
734
'Brazil
700
982
1088
1000
730
7500
8571
760
833
881
'Turkey
1141
'Mauritius
3077
2911
2632
2703
3125
2468
2750
3077
2295
3146
3012
3356

b. Mangoes
Table I - Imports of Mangoes from 2003 to 2007, in Values (in millions)

Importers
Imported value in 2003
Imported value in 2004
Imported value in 2005
Imported value in 2006
Imported value in 2007
'World
86,085
59,508
95,572
114,448
131,378
'Brazil
51,305
29,094
48,797
53,720
58,502
'Peru
5,925
6,443
10,813
19,436
20,668
'France
3,231
2,180
4,296
6,560
10,423
'USA
4,371
4,258
5,745
4,956
6,404
'Mali
138
881
1,295
1,765
3,272
'Côte d'Ivoire
1,050
2,359
2,772
2,661
3,136
'Spain
218
562
2,908
2,314
2,861
'Mexico
2,010
1,099
306
1,319
2,726
'Israel
877
462
1,757
2,151
2,706
'Ghana
58
123
67
1,385
2,617
'Costa Rica
2,119
1,507
3,002
4,070
2,603
'Burkina Faso
215
44
298
687
1,750
'Dominican R
360
345
469
678
1,656
'Guatemala
2,441
1,017
1,851
2,073
1,651
'Ecuador
1,058
1,551
2,778
2,833
1,581
'Germany
1,735
886
1,029
1,897
1,570
'South Africa
5,360
1,295
1,738
364
1,135

Table II - Imports of Mangoes from 2003 to 2007, in Quantity Tons

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
'World
69,646
60,435
83,105
92,817
92,273
'Brazil
41,690
31,220
41,631
43,214
43,349
'Peru
5,515
6,376
10,628
16,498
18,282
'USA
2,647
3,704
4,854
4,612
4,886
'France
2,377
1,827
2,197
3,540
3,645
'Côte
d'Ivoire
575
2,400
2,596
2,853
3,362
'Mali
94
881
1,204
1,856
2,225
'Spain
148
329
3,814
1,156
1,934
'Israel
580
293
917
1,211
1,819
'Mexico
1,062
1,108
205
1,048
1,740
'Costa Rica
1,853
1,993
2,798
4,804
1,508
'Ecuador
1,216
2,117
2,999
2,798
1,399
'Dominican
R
258
379
461
719
1,343

c. Grapes
Table I - Imports of Grapes from 2003 to 2007, in Values (in $ 000)

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
'World
253,726
254,214
421,251
469,422
550,594
'South Africa
81,467
86,635
142,210
159,055
168,174
'Chile
60,721
59,454
110,101
126,845
147,776
'Brazil
13,723
3,479
28,912
36,858
50,823
'Argentina
7,914
10,510
21,462
22,056
28,806
'India
6,730
4,892
16,785
23,811
23,551
'Egypt
3,082
7,098
11,502
11,747
22,228
'Italy
15,848
17,480
19,574
17,896
21,409
'Germany
10,010
11,517
9,503
10,001
16,716
'Greece
17,150
16,218
18,728
4,327
15,456
'Namibia
6,651
6,552
14,042
21,324
15,180
'Spain
6,944
4,537
6,115
7,735
9,983
'United
Kingdom
717
1,083
802
2,492
7,267
'Belgium
14,431
10,276
10,211
11,517
4,584
'France
3,548
5,346
2,493
2,899
4,423
'Peru
286
779
2,000
3,898
3,973
'Morocco
103
487
230
1,039
3,572
'Israel
522
987
842
1,931
1,872
'Australia
300
2,957
3,316
1,155
1,545

Table II - Imports of Grapes from 2003 to 2007, in Quantity (in Tons)

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
'World
162,142
153,659
235,032
260,170
303,084
'South Africa
50,386
48,983
75,856
83,531
82,761
'Chile
36,599
32,609
63,719
71,944
76,359
'Greece
9,146
9,725
12,672
4,506
22,468
'Germany
8,558
10,062
4,558
8,852
20,643
'Brazil
7,823
1,809
11,833
12,970
19,068
'Italy
15,570
16,256
17,008
13,477
16,207
'Germany
5,668
6,840
11,955
12,556
14,696
'India
4,070
3,059
9,738
14,235
12,666
'Egypt
1,696
3,573
5,822
7,848
8,574
'United
Kingdom
465
592
577
2,114
8,060
'Namibia
3,482
2,627
6,350
9,139
5,733
'Spain
6,133
3,400
3,642
5,068
5,157
'France
2,265
3,385
1,525
2,227
2,210
'Belgium
6,398
6,398
4,661
5,312
2,168
'Peru
203
451
965
1,792
1,518

III - Imports of Grapes in 2006

Exporters
Trade Indicators
Imported
value 2006,
USD 000
Trade
balance
2006 in
USD 000
Share in
Netherla
-nds's
imports,
%
Imported
quantity, in
tons, 2006
AUnit
value,
(USD/
unit)
Imported
growth in
value
between
2002-
2006, %,
p.a.
Imported
growth in
quantity
between
2002-2006,
%, p.a.
Imported
growth in
value
between
2005-2006,
%, p.a.
Total
export
growth in
value of
partner
countries
between
2002-2006,
%, p.a.
'World
469,422
-140,154
100
260,170
1,804
31
22
11
13
'South
Africa
159,055
-158,281
33.9
83,531
1,904
34
24
12
21
'Chile
126,845
-126,845
27
71,944
1,763
36
28
15
7
'Brazil
36,858
-36,858
7.9
12,970
2,842
44
29
27
36
'India
23,811
-23,782
5.1
14,235
1,673
57
54
42
34
'Argentina
22,056
-22,056
4.7
12,556
1,757
46
33
3
20
'Namibia
21,324
-21,324
4.5
9,139
2,333
50
50
52
53
'Italy
17,896
-9,971
3.8
13,477
1,328
14
5
-9
4
'Egypt
11,747
-11,747
2.5
7,848
1,497
48
51
2
42
'Belgium
11,517
7,443
2.5
5,312
2,168
9
7
13
6
'Germany
10,001
112,637
2.1
8,852
1,130
9
5
5
64
'Spain
7,735
197
1.6
5,068
1,526
9
-6
26
11
'Greece
4,327
-3,445
0.9
4,506
960
-17
-7
-77
19
'Peru
3,898
-3,898
0.8
1,792
2,175
107
95
23
'France
2,899
16,453
0.6
2,227
1,302
5
6
16
15
'United
Kingdom
2,492
19,898
0.5
2,114
1,179
41
45
211
27
'Israel
1,931
-1,931
0.4
1,173
1,646
10
10
129
21
'Turkey
1,436
-911
0.3
1,360
1,056
-14
-22
113
27
'Australia
1,155
-1,103
0.2
697
1,657
32
31
-65
6

d. Lychees
Table I - Imports of Lychee from 2003 to 2007 in Values, (in ‘000)

Importers
Imported value in 2003
Imported value in 2004
Imported value in 2005
Imported value in 2006
Imported value in 2007
'World
20,102
17,577
15,544
31,855
20,419
'Special
categories
0
0
0
0
5,165
'Madagascar
3,704
5,231
5,706
17,834
4,998
'France
1,828
3,826
2,386
2,511
2,268
'Thailand
2,284
1,544
2,107
3,862
2,044
'South Africa
10,391
4,802
2,654
5,547
1,977
'United
Kingdom
50
45
127
89
1,568
'Spain
29
58
248
39
529
'Israel
263
647
787
291
496
'Germany
963
691
606
690
461
'China
38
197
140
149
440
'Malaysia
100
193
325
224
205
'Belgium
276
176
100
245
108
'India
37
0
1
7

Table II - Imports of Lychee from 2003 to 2007 in Quantity, in Tons

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity Ton
Imported quantity,Tons
'World
19,495
26,574
33,577
32,170
33,981
'Spain
2,721
3,365
3,907
4,515
5,671
'Colombia
1,405
2,188
3,085
3,197
3,746
'Madagascar
312
370
809
2,349
2,555
'Malaysia
1,999
2,488
2,564
2,561
2,525
'Belgium
537
590
8,009
2,662
2,522
'Egypt
158
219
533
919
1,831
'India
292
636
1,246
1,139
1,570
'France
2,266
2,927
2,965
3,311
1,533
'Thailand
1,027
1,500
1,381
1,623
1,317
'Israel
691
1,096
976
1,240
1,192
'Iran (Islamic
Republic of)
565
544
670
1,229
1,092
'United
Kingdom
53
111
157
258
976
'Romania
32
185
19
192
947
'Germany
1,039
5,479
2,775
1,039
939
'Viet Nam
197
156
225
615
729

Table III - Imports of Lychee in 2006

Exporters
Trade Indicators
Imported
value 2006,
USD 000
Trade
balance
2006 in
USD 000
Share in
Netherla
-nds's
imports,
%
Imported
quantity, 2006(In
Tons)
AUnit
value,
(USD/
unit)
Imported
growth in
value
between
2002-
2006, %,
p.a.
Imported
growth in
quantity
between
2002-2006,
%, p.a.
Imported
growth in
value
between
2005-2006,
%, p.a.
Total
export
growth in
value of
partner
countries
between
2002-2006,
%, p.a.
'World
75,759
6,293
100
33,135
33,135
23
21
8
16
'Colombia
14,637
-14,637
19.3
3,197
4,578
40
37
0
33
'France
8,340
-5,273
11
3,311
2,519
15
23
-4
10
'Malaysia
7,860
-7,859
10.4
2,561
3,069
15
9
9
-6
'Spain
6,010
-5,681
7.9
5,390
1,115
20
14
19
13
'Thailand
5,189
-5,189
6.8
1,634
3,176
25
25
28
13
'South Africa
4,778
-4,759
6.3
1,783
2,680
11
6
89
9
'Germany
4,329
36,833
5.7
1,075
4,027
35
14
33
36
'Belgium
2,811
1,281
3.7
2,693
1,044
55
78
-65
31
'India
2,569
-2,569
3.4
1,139
2,255
172
128
25
30
'Madagascar
2,508
-2,508
3.3
2,349
1,068
13
45
122
-19
'Israel
2,332
-2,332
3.1
1,240
1,881
21
24
13
12

e. Chillies
Table I - Imports of Green Chillies from 2003 to 2007, in values $’000

Exporters
Imported value in 2003
Imported value in 2004
Imported value in 2005
Imported value in 2006
Imported value in2007
'World
108,434
149,058
136,276
172,084
234,638
'Israel
21,088
36,115
40,875
53,582
96,694
'Spain
55,839
72,871
56,890
66,984
70,207
'Belgium
11,601
17,598
13,318
24,157
24,629
'France
8,680
10,925
6,917
6,437
16,125
'Egypt
257
1,259
1,493
2,495
6,509
'Slovenia
0
0
0
0
5,245
'Germany
3,196
2,419
3,701
4,393
5,108
'United Kingdom
555
1,981
6,257
7,240
3,329
'Poland
0
0
0
495
1,560
'Thailand
729
930
1,213
878
1,075
'Turkey
3,019
3,152
1,542
1,386
961
'Morocco
14
24
501
627
701
'Uganda
515
613
579
314
681
'Ethiopia
0
0
4
127
272
'Kenya
119
142
119
197
269
'India
3
39
57
3
26

Table II - Imports of Green Chillies from 2003 to 2007, in Quantity, in Tons

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity,Tons
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity,Tons
'World
67,691
77,150
80,896
108,243
106,941
'Israel
11,599
15,947
20,371
29,024
40,838
'Spain
37,912
40,336
37,689
48,629
37,214
'Belgium
6,717
10,571
10,978
16,286
12,852
'France
4,796
4,606
3,426
3,679
5,077
'Germany
1,904
1,047
1,889
3,873
2,939
'Egypt
147
670
921
1,386
2,710
'Slovenia
0
0
0
0
1,624
'Poland
0
0
0
316
927
'United Kingdom
302
756
2,199
1,866
688
Turkey
2,490
2,182
919
948
531
'Morocco
11
22
327
390
291
'India
3
8
20
1
5

Table III - Imports of Green Chillies in 2006

Exporters
Trade Indicators
Imported
value 2006,
USD
thousand
Trade
balance
2006 in
USD
thousand
Share in
Netherla
nds's
imports,
%
Imported
quantity (in
Tons) 2006
Unit
value,
(USD/
unit)
Imported
growth in
value
between
2002-
2006, %,
p.a.
Imported
growth in
quantity
between
2002-2006,
%, p.a.
Imported
growth in
value
between
2005-2006,
%, p.a.
Total
export
growth in
value of
partner
countries
between
2002-2006,
%, p.a.
'World
172,084
751,933
100
108,243
1,590
20
14
26
12
'Spain
66,984
-64,155
38.9
48,629
1,377
12
7
18
5
'Israel
53,582
-53,582
31.1
29,024
1,846
32
29
31
'Belgium
24,157
-15,034
14
16,286
1,483
34
35
81
9
'United
Kingdom
7,240
201,234
4.2
1,866
3,880
229
196
16
11
'France
6,437
12,494
3.7
3,679
1,750
-4
-6
-7
15
'Germany
4,393
349,205
2.6
3,873
1,134
14
16
19
38
'Egypt
2,495
-2,495
1.4
1,386
1,800
98
95
67
70
'Turkey
1,386
-1,019
0.8
948
1,462
-17
-27
-10
20
'Europe
Othr. Nes
1,233
-945
0.7
710
1,737
-29
'Thailand
878
-878
0.5
137
6,409
17
3
-28
0
B. MARKET FOR GINGER
The value of ginger imported by the Netherlands during the year 2003 was USD 7.50 million and the quantity was 9,161 tons which increased to 16,708 tons amounting to USD 17.7 million in the year 2007. There was a hike of 135% in the value imported during these periods and the hike in quantity imported was 82%. The major importing partners were China with 37.2% of the total chunk, followed by Thailand with 18.8%, Brazil 16% and Spain 4.3%. Likewise the growth in imports during the period 2002 to 2006 was 26% in value and 13% in quantity.
The average unit price was USD 819 per ton during the year 2003 which had increased to USD 1065 per ton in the year 2006 and was USD 1057 per ton during 2007. The average price per ton imported during july 2007 was USD 6667 from Thailand, USD 704 per ton from China and USD 1203 per ton from Nigeria.

Summary Table

Products/
Other
Information
2003 Value in $Million
Qty in 000Tons
2007 Value in $ Million
Qty in 000 Tons
Value Change in% in 2007
Major Sources and Share in % and other information
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Ginger
7.50
9,161
17.68
16,708
135
82
China 37.2, Thailand 18.8, Brazil 16,
Spain 4.3
Import
Growth in
2002-2006
26
26
Average
Annual Unit
Price
2003: USD 819/ton
2006: USD 1065/ton
2007: USD 1057/ton
Average
Price/Ton
July 07
Thailand 6667, China 704, Nigeria
1203

Table I - Imports of Ginger in Qty, in Tons 

Exporters
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
Imported quantity,
Tons
Imported quantity,
Tons
Importedquantity, Tons
Importedquantity,
Tons
Importeduantity,
Tons
Importedquantity,
Tons
Importedquantity,
Tons
'World
8,314.90
8,880
9,161.50
12,139
12,600.40
15,415.30
16,708.50
'China
2,705.70
3,734.30
4,602.30
4,991.30
5,244.80
6,698.90
7,249
'Brazil
1,932
1,685.20
1,517.30
2,181.50
3,469.90
3,062.20
2,949.90
'Thailand
1,757.40
1,734.50
2,197.40
2,188.30
1,223.20
2,767
2,874.20
'Nigeria
881.5
618.4
113.7
1,382.80
945.2
944.2
955.7
'Spain
14.1
0.7
2
289.3
269
592.9
582.4
'Viet Nam
13.7
21.8
4.9
20.2
75.6
191.2
383.4
'France
0
37.2
33.7
22
24.7
79.5
315.6
'United
Kingdom
305.5
67
59.6
353.9
366.7
302.9
272.8
'Germany
33
1.2
11.8
24.9
281.2
165.2
266.1
'India
220.7
430.3
227.5
209.4
229.1
214.2
215.3
'Indonesia
26.4
39.9
51.1
49.1
41
82.2
54

Table II - Imports of Ginger in Values, in US $ ’000.

Exporters
Imported value in
2001
Imported value in
2002
Imported value in 2003
Imported value in 2004
Imported value in 2005
Imported value in
2006
Imported value in 2007
'World
7,546
7,098
7,504
18,115
16,918
16,422
17,676
'China
2,037
2,308
3,020
6,747
6,196
5,746
6,264
'Brazil
1,759
1,357
1,409
2,754
4,079
3,112
3,428
'Thailand
1,646
1,358
1,817
3,332
1,955
2,769
2,520
'Nigeria
784
571
150
2,420
1,561
1,421
1,337
'Viet Nam
37
55
11
45
155
416
794
'Spain
30
1
3
289
325
592
632
'Germany
31
5
14
59
610
408
545
'India
332
604
291
504
642
503
462
'United
Kingdomv
273
101
107
802
573
472
408
'France
1
37
47
24
39
123
398
'Indonesia
67
117
165
128
138
416
256

Table IV - Monthly imports of Ginger in Values, In USD thousands

Exporters
2007-
-M04
2007-
-M05
2007-
-M06
2007-
-M07
2007-
-M08
2007-
-M09
2007-
-M10
2007-
-M11
2007-
-M12
2008
-M01
2008
--M02
2008
-M03
'World
1,642
1,029
676
863
948
1,388
2,096
2,415
1,636
1,972
2,311
2,493
'Thailand
571
144
3
2
1
1
143
2
16
350
1,071
1,002
'China
460
492
293
369
379
460
381
957
718
1,137
941
876
'Nigeria
342
13
36
84
52
79
137
43
40
0
50
242
'Viet Nam
125
114
33
36
33
59
44
62
24
106
91
134
'India
76
118
33
34
33
68
42
0
51
55
4
83
'United
Kingdom
5
55
147
9
8
23
19
4
17
21
37
72
'Germany
23
32
33
27
32
27
27
25
46
13
18
19
'Malaysia
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
143
0
0
2
3
'France
0
12
2
0
13
43
37
71
30
85
14
2
'Spain
8
0
0
0
0
30
235
223
161
66
0
0
'Belgium
1
23
2
5
29
11
13
9
5
3
5
7

 

C. MARKETS FOR TURMERIC

 

1.
Market Trends and Opportunities
The import market of turmeric in the Netherlands is pretty constant. The average import by Netherlands had been USD 1.4 million during the period of 2002 to 2006. The trend shows that the market for Turmeric is in a saturation phase. India holds more than 90% of total imports by Netherlands for turmeric.. Mmarket for turmeric was USD 1.38 million during the year 2002 which has rose to USD 1.62 million during the year 2006. This is an increment of 18% during the period. India with a whooping 94% is the largest supplier of Turmeric to Netherlands

Summary Table - The Netherlands - Imports of Turmeric and Leading Suppliers

Products/
Other
Information
2003 Value in $Million
Qty in 000Tons
2006 Value in $ Million
Qty in 000 Tons
Value Change in% in 2006
Major Sources and Share in % and other information
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Turmeric
1379
1290
1618
1681
17
30
India , Paraguay , Netherlands , Guatemala
Import
Growth in
2002-2006
   
5
2
Average
Annual Unit
Price
2003 $ 1069 /ton
2006 $ 963/ton
2007 $ 1154/ton
Average
Price/Ton
March 08
India $1119, Vietnam $2333

Table I - Turmeric Imports for 5 Years in Values, in thousands 

Exporters
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
'World
1,371
1,379
1,511
1,563
1,618
'India
1,232
1,112
1,417
1,413
1,520
'Indonesia
40
120
0
104
25
'UK
39
33
30
36
21
'Viet Nam
0
2
6
0
13
'Ireland
0
0
0
0
10
'France
0
0
0
1
9
'Germany
29
57
22
7
9
'El Salvador
0
0
0
0
5
'Thailand
3
6
7
0
4
'Ethiopia
0
0
0
0

Table II - Turmeric Imports for 5 Years in Qty, in Tons

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
'World
1,290
1,364
1,543
1,681
1,699
'India
1,146
1,333
1,480
1,645
1,625
'Indonesia
56
0
47
10
34
'Belgium
15
5
0
0
19
'United
Kingdomm
19
11
13
9
9
'Viet Nam
1
4
0
7
7
'Germany
14
3
3
2
3
'Thailand
1
1
0
1
1
'Ethiopia
0
0
0
1
0
Table IV - Turmeric Imported by the Netherlands Monthly Value in $'000
Exporters
2007
-M04
2007-
M05
2007
-M06
2007
-M07
2007-
M08
2007
-M09
2007-
M1
2007
-M11
2007-
M12
2008
-M01
2008
-M02
2008-M03
'World
160
258
182
124
186
137
138
107
152
150
64
174
'India
156
246
175
66
151
133
135
104
150
125
60
165
'Viet Nam
0
7
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
'Germany
1
1
0
4
1
1
1
1
1
0
1
1
'Indonesia
0
0
0
37
32
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Table V -Turmeric Imported by the Netherlands Monthly Quantity in Tons
'World
152.9
207.2
183.9
100.7
163
134.4
134.7
103.4
162.9
144.3
61
150.
8
'India
151.5
201.7
180.5
73.1
147.1
133.4
133.9
102.3
162.4
131
60
147.
5
'Viet Nam
0
3.9
3.3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
'Germany
0.2
0.1
0
1.2
0.1
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.1
0
0.2
0.1
'Indonesia
0
0
0
9.3
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Table VI -Average Monthly Import Prices of Turmeric Imported by the Netherlands $ per Ton
'World
1046
1245
990
1231
1141
1019
1024
1035
933
1040
1049
1154
'India
1030
1220
970
903
1027
997
1008
1017
924
954
1000
1119
'Viet Nam
1795
1818
2333
'Germany
5000
10000
3333
10000
5000
10000
3333
10000
5000
10000
'Indonesia
3978
2133

 

D. MARKET FOR SESAMUM
1.
Market Trends and Opportunities
With an average annual decline at the rate of 4.0% in terms of value and 15% in terms of volume during the period 2002 to 2006, the market for sesamum seeds in the Netherlands seems saturated. India’s export of sesame to Netherlands in the year 2006 was 12000 tons valued at USD 11.85 million, which is approximately 6% of India’s total exports of sesame. This shows that the market for sesame in the Netherlands is of prime concern.

Summary Table - The Netherlands - Imports of Sesamum and Leading Suppliers

Products/ Other
Information
2003 Value in $Million
Qty in 000Tons
2007 Value in $ Million
Qty in 000 Tons
Value Change in% in 2007
Major Sources and Share in % and other information
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Sesamum
Seeds
29
40.9
17.9
18
-38
-55
India 66.8 , Paraguay 8.9 , Nigeria 5.3
Import
Growth in
2002-2006
-4
-15
Average
Annual Unit
Price
2003 $ 710/ton
2006 $ 996/ton
2008 $ 1961/ton March
Average
Price/Ton
March 08
India $1895, Mexico $ 2888, Sudan $
1543,

 

2.
Import analysis
The hike of value imported during the period 2002 to 2003 had been 57.16% but after the year 2003 there has been significant decrease in the value imported. India with a share of 67% of total volume represents the largest exporter for Sesamum seeds to the Netherlands. Paraguay and Nigeria are the other major exporters of sesamum seeds to the Netherlands. The unit price for sesame in 2003 was USD 710 per ton whereas the same was USDS 996 per ton in 2006. Therefore, there is 40 % increase in the price. Recently prices are in upward trends. In March 2008 average monthly unit price was $ 1961 per ton.

 

Table I- Imports of Sesame by Netherlands for 5 Years in Values, in thousands 

Exporters
Imported value in 2002
Imported value in 2003
Imported value in 2004
Imported value in 2005
Imported value in 2006
'World
18,450
28,996
27,210
21,135
17,929
'India
6,880
9,277
15,713
9,693
11,497
'Mexico
1,212
1,391
1,492
1,523
1,599
'Paraguay
199
235
927
2,309
984
'Nigeria
287
140
809
1,159
658
'Sudan
6,553
13,548
2,108
385
562
'Venezuela
0
0
584
374
504
'Bolivia
61
15
373
664
381
'United
Kingdom
573
538
856
331
201
'Germany
24
166
100
165
171
'Ethiopia
694
1,155
1,300
689
150
'Greece
62
107
97
68
131
'Pakistan
825
730
896
2,101
131
'Brazil
0
0
21
0
114
'China
444
734
569
104
87

Table II -Imports of Sesame by the Netherlands for 5 Years in Quantity, in tons

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity,Tons
Importedquantity
'World
40,855
24,852
20,359
17,995
17,886
'India
11,234
13,797
9,137
11,993
11,957
'Paraguay
363
941
2,525
1,057
1,596
'Nigeria
213
880
1,334
862
943
'Mexico
1,096
859
1,110
983
838
'Bolivia
15
337
691
339
539
'Sudan
22,805
2,717
432
672
475
'Ghana
0
90
160
0
284
'Germany
180
128
207
151
249
'Burkina Faso
180
270
477
0
163
'Guinea
0
34
73
480
154
'Uganda
162
126
90
54
123
'Guatemala
0
25
225
0
75
'Argentina
37
72
72
36
72
'Egypt
70
36
72
18
60
'Greece
87
77
59
93
47
'Belgium
35
30
18
0
41
'Turkey
98
92
17
56
41
'China
792
370
47
36
39
'Peru
19
0
0
0
36

 

E. MARKET FOR SOYA-BEAN CAKE
1.
Market Trends and Opportunities
There is an increasing trend of Soya-bean cake imports by Netherlands during the period 2003 to 2006. Although there had been a decrement of approximately 4% in the value imported for the year 2006, but keeping intact the whole period from 2002 to 2006 the average increment in the imports had been approximately 14%. India has very nominal
share in the Netherlands’ imports. There is a space for the Indian exporters to increase the position in the Netherlands market.

Summary Table - The Netherlands - Imports of Soya-been Cake and Leading
Suppliers

Products/ Other
Information
2003 Value in $Million
Qty in 000Tons
2006 Value in $ Million
Qty in 000 Tons
Value Change in% in 2006
Major Sources and Share in % and other information
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Value
Qty
Soya-bean
Cake
504
2442
654
2967
30
21.5
Argentina 50, Brazil 43, Belgium 2.5
(Based on Import Volume of 2007)
Import
Growth in
2002-2006
13
75
Average
Annual Unit
Price
2003 $206/ton
2006 $ 221/ton
2007 $ 419/ton March 08
Average
Price/Ton
March 08
Argentina $ 411, Brazil $423,
Germany $459, Belgium 4530, China
$876, Denmark $ 966 USA $870
2.
Import Analysis
The value of total imports of Soya meal was USD405 million during the year 2002. It was USD 504 millions in 2003 and which had hiked to USD 654 million during the period 2006. The unit price in 2003 was USD 206 per ton which rose to USD 221 per ton in 2006 with 7% increase in the price. In 2007 Argentina and Brazil with a share of 50% and 43% in terms of quantity respectively stands as a largest supplier of Soya to Netherlands. The following Chart shows an increasing price trend of Soya-bean cake.

Table I- Import of Soya-bean Cake for 5 Years in values, in US$ thousands 

Exporters
Imported value in 2002
Imported value in 2003
Imported value in 2004
Imported value in 2005
Imported value in
2006
'World
404,582
404,582
663,983
680,951
654,163
'Argentina
201,513
277,540
273,579
307,016
350,035
'Brazil
158,197
191,589
342,019
309,103
236,495
'Germany
19,636
14,099
24,159
18,736
29,207
'Belgium
9,321
11,968
14,404
25,793
18,724
'France
143
106
437
4,828
6,027
'United
Kingdom
848
45
728
1,057
3,058
'Poland
0
0
0
4,022
2,469
'Denmark
4,039
4,758
4,455
4,843
1,978
'Slovakia
0
0
0
167
447
'India
0
0
97
283
0

Table II -Imports of Soya for 5 years in Quantity, in tons

Exporters
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity, Tons
Imported quantity,Tons
Imported
quantity
'World
2,442,308
2,616,647
3,057,095
2,959,032
2,966,738
'Argentina
1,412,393
1,149,446
1,478,929
1,675,117
1,501,621
'Brazil
883,170
1,290,292
1,308,329
1,034,775
1,302,480
'Belgium
59,280
53,752
106,442
78,427
72,735
'Germany
66,896
103,896
89,102
99,835
64,881
'Denmark
6,657
5,950
16,617
5,901
7,324
'China
200
3
730
1,784
6,106
'United
Kingdom
45
2,003
4,002
12,143
3,052
'USA
9,163
3
13
1,036
2,978
'Sweden
490
0
2,746
2,855
1,100%
'France
401
820
17,773
19,864
1,539
'Bulgaria
0
0
0
0
1,000
'Poland
0
0
15,048
9,064
696
'India
0
97
119
0
0
Table IV - Monthly Imports of Soya-bean Cakes by Netherlands Value in $'000
Exporters
2007
-M04
2007-
M05
2007
-M06
2007
-M07
2007-
M08
2007
-M09
2007-
M1
2007
-M11
2007-
M12
2008
-M01
2008
-M02
2008-M03
'World
112,38
5
86,211
101,65
6
91,759
76,328
79,389
146,85
5
203,15
4
113,53
7
199,30
6
174,72
4
149,66
9
'Argentina
58,500
27,522
39,652
33,349
37,054
19,047
78,764
130,20
7
68,153
120,80
3
89,754
84,903
'Brazil
47,087
49,240
56,762
49,891
34,714
53,650
60,655
63,964
39,686
69,380
78,735
59,954
'Germany
4,978
6,279
2,319
4,442
2,081
1,952
3,736
4,138
3,891
4,813
5,018
3,383
'Belgium
1,089
1,825
1,295
2,410
1,578
3,487
1,941
2,398
1,405
1,034
277
684
'China
53
602
304
453
287
243
67
624
123
264
662
543
'Denmark
259
228
419
277
117
201
323
1,342
177
86
156
124
UK
133
315
101
43
0
69
330
286
36
2,837
73
38
USA
0
104
219
112
328
740
0
32
0
22
0
2
Table V - Monthly Imports of Soya-bean Cakes by Netherlands Qty in Tons
'World
428,828
325,165
415,247
335,256
283,121
269,614
480,967
611,299
333,693
530,154
435,788
357,513
'Argentina
233,671
108,859
168,313
129,745
144,990
67,439
263,361
409,654
208,871
331,632
235,425
206,488
'Brazil
174,762
195,119
230,994
183,746
126,746
185,091
197,968
181,419
111,194
181,475
191,030
141,592
'Germany
14,357
11,613
7,419
9,956
4,501
4,191
9,146
7,753
7,441
8,461
8,060
7,363
'Belgium
4,100
6,059
4,367
7,100%
4,967
10,243
5,728
7,487
5,717
2,091
306
1,290
'China
110
1,119
538
858
537
390
122
1,039
184
349
724
620
'Denmark
743
344
557
347
143
263
418
2,891
210
94
167
128
UK
46
1,396
30
20
0
10
990
501
5
5,976
10
5
USA
0
302
669
333
977
1,987
0
18
0
8
0
2
Table VI - Monthly Average Import Prices US $ Per Ton
'World
262
265
245
274
270
294
305
332
340
376
401
419
'Argentina
250
253
236
257
256
282
299
318
326
364
381
411
'Brazil
269
252
246
272
274
290
306
353
357
382
412
423
'Germany
347
541
313
446
462
466
409
534
523
569
623
459
'Belgium
266
301
297
302
318
340
339
320
246
494
906
530
'China
482
538
566
528
534
624
551
600
669
757
914
876
'Denmark
349
663
753
799
821
764
773
464
844
918
935
966
UK
2885
226
3355
2205
6100%
333
571
7200
475
7300
7600
USA
345
327
336
336
372
1749
2651
870