Gabon Food and Drink Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2320990
  • November 2012
  • Region: Gabon
  • 44 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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BMI View:

Relative to a number of other Central and West African economies, our outlook for growth in Gabon’s food, drink and retail sectors is fairly modest. Compared with a lot of our favourite regional consumer economies, Gabon’s outlook is tempered by a relatively modest population of about 1.5mn.

Unlike a lot of Sub-Saharan Africa, generating scale is difficult. Premiumisation will therefore have to play a more important role in driving growth.

Key Forecasts:

- Per capita food consumption growth in 2013: 2.7%. Compound annual growth to 2017: 2.6%.

- Mass grocery retail sales growth in 2013: 13.1%. Compound annual growth to 2017: 13.0%.

- Beer volume sales growth in 2013: 3.9%. Compound annual growth to 2017: 4.6%.

Key Trends:

Population Growth: In line with the wider Sub-Saharan African region, a major factor in West and Central Africa’s appeal to investors is its favourable population dynamics. Nigeria, with its massive population, leads the pack in this regard. Gabon is at the opposite end of the scale. Similar to most of its regional peers, it will enjoy very strong population growth – the size READ MORE >

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BMI Industry View 5

Business Environment 6

BMI’s Core Global Industry Views 6
Table: Core Views 14

Sub-Saharan Africa Risk/Reward Ratings 15
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa Q113 Food & Drink Risk/Reward Ratings 16

Macroeconomic Outlook 19

Industry Forecast 21

Food, Drink, Mass Grocery Retail 21

Food 22
Table: Food Consumption 22

Drink 23
Table: Alcoholic Drinks 24
Table: Soft Drinks 24

Mass Grocery Retail 25
Table: Mass Grocery Retail Sales 26

Market Overview 27

Looking Beyond Ghana And Nigeria For Opportunities In West Africa 27

SABMiller’s Sechaba Breweries: SSA’s Most Efficient Beer Company? 29

Demographic Outlook 35
Table: Gabon’s Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (‘000) 36
Table: Gabon’s Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 36
Table: Gabon’s Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 37
Table: Gabon’s Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 37

Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 38
Table: Rewards 38
Table: Risks 39

Weighting 39
Table: Weighting 39

BMI Food & Drink Industry Glossary 40

Food & Drink 40

Mass Grocery Retail 40

BMI Food & Drink Forecasting & Sourcing 42

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 42

Sourcing 43

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