This research analyses and describes the key areas of agriculture sector in South-Eastern Europe: land usage, legislation and funding, cereal market, industrial crops, fruits and vegetables, animal farming, country profiles, conclusions and recommendations.
The report provides historic and present cross-checked data on:
- Market size, production, foreign trade, prices;
- Trends and new opportunities;
- Major market players;
- Agriculture profiles of SEE countries;
- Other relevant data.
The report includes all countries in SEE region, both EU members (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) and non-EU members (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Serbia and Ukraine).
- EXHAUSTIVE APPROACH targeting all major segments of agriculture sector (cereals, industrial crops, fruits and vegetables and animal farming) and main market drivers (legal framework, funding, land usage, agricultural holdings etc.);
- Understand the EVOLUTION & TRENDS and GROWTH POTENTIAL of each major business segment within agriculture sector;
- Identify the MOST RELEVANT MARKET DATA AND ANALYTICS (market size & structure, production, foreign trade and prices) in a well-structured manner, cross-checked data, comments etc. allowing for an quick in-depth understanding of agriculture sector;
- Identify the AGRICULTURAL PROFILES OF ALL COUNTRIES IN SEE;
- Identify MAJOR MARKET PLAYERS in agriculture sector in SEE region.
Select Report Findings:
- Cereals production in SEE increased with 13% in 2016 vs 2015, reaching about 150 million MT;
- Cereals consumption reached about 76 million MT in 2016 (13% increase as compared to 2015).
- Romania has one of the most fragmented agricultural sectors in the region due to its large number of agricultural holdings and high agricultural land fragmentation which leads to low yields, difficulty in investments and inefficiency in the sector.
- Multiple countries in the region are currently implementing or seeking to implement laws which limit foreign purchases of arable land, Hungary being one of the most restrictive EU member states in the region in this regard.
- Hungary and Serbia have the highest consumption of cereals per capita, with an estimated consumption of over 1,000 kg per year per capita.
- Most countries in South-Eastern Europe are net exporters of cereals, with the exception of Montenegro, Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and Slovenia. Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary are the largest exporters of cereals within SEE.
- In terms of animal farming, Romania seems to have a large potential due to its large livestock. The countries with the highest livestock per farm animal are: bovines - Ukraine, Romania and Czech Republic, swine - Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Croatia, sheep and goats - Romania (by far the largest livestock), Albania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- Ukraine, Romania and Czech Republic are the largest producers of vegetables. In terms of fruit sector, Ukraine seems to be rather underdeveloped if taking into account its large surface of arable land (Romania is the top producer of fruits in the region).
- Companies involved or planning investments in agriculture sector in SEE
- Suppliers of agriculture machinery;
- Suppliers of seeds, fertilizers, chemicals and other materials;
- Retail companies;
- Consulting and research companies;
- Banking sector;
- HORECA sector;
1.1. Macroeconomic Overview of South-Eastern Europe
1.2. Overall Political and Economic State of the Region
1.3. Land Usage and Agricultural Holdings in South-Eastern Europe
1.4. Legislature and Funding For Agriculture in South-Eastern Europe
2. Cereals Market Overview in South-Eastern Europe
2.1. Market Size and Structure of Cereals Sector in South-Eastern Europe
2.2. Production of Cereals in South-Eastern Europe
2.3. Foreign Trade of Cereals in South-Eastern Europe
2.4. Competitive Landscape in the Cereals Market in South-Eastern Europe
2.5. Prices of Cereals in South-Eastern Europe
3. Industrial Crops Market Overview in South-Eastern Europe
3.1. Market Size and Structure of Industrial Crops Sector in South-Eastern Europe
3.2. Production of Industrial Crops in South-Eastern Europe
3.3. Foreign Trade of Industrial Crops in South-Eastern Europe
3.4. Prices of Industrial Crops in South-Eastern Europe
4. Fruits and Vegetables Market Overview in South-Eastern Europe
4.1. Market Size and Structure of Fruits and Vegetables Sector in South-Eastern Europe
4.2. Production of Fruits and Vegetables in South-Eastern Europe
4.3. Foreign Trade of Fruits and Vegetables in South-Eastern Europe
4.4. Prices of Fruits and Vegetables in South-Eastern Europe
5. Animal Farming Sector Overview in South-Eastern Europe
5.1. Livestock of Farm Animals in South-Eastern Europe
5.2. Foreign Trade of Farm Animals in South-Eastern Europe
5.3. Prices of Livestock in South-Eastern Europe
6. Agricultural Profiles of Countries in South-Eastern Europe
6.3. Czech Republic
6.9. Bosnia and Herzegovina
6.10. FYR of Macedonia
7. Conclusions and Recommendations