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Egypt Fruits and Vegetables Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

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  • 120 Pages
  • August 2022
  • Region: Egypt
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5012240
The Egyptian fruits and vegetables market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period (2022-2027).

The Egyptian fruits and vegetables market was significantly impacted by the spread of COVID-19. The closure of restaurants, bars, and schools disrupted the entire supply chain and affected the market. Egypt is divided into a number of farming regions according to climate, natural vegetation, soil type, and farming practices. Some of the major fruits and vegetables produced are tomatoes, potatoes, beets, oranges, onions, grapes, and dates, among others.

Agriculture is an essential sector of the Egyptian economy. It contributes about 11.3 percent of the country’s gross domestic product. The agricultural sector accounts for 28 percent of all jobs, and over 55 percent of employment in Upper Egypt is agriculture-related.

According to FAO, the production of fruits and vegetables in Egypt accounted for 30.0 million metric ton in 2019. In fruits, oranges recorded the highest production of 3.0 million metric ton. Similarly, among vegetables, tomato recorded the highest production of 6.7 million metric ton, followed by onions of 3.0 million metric ton, in 2019. Steady production and rising exports of fruits and vegetables are driving the market growth.

Egypt is putting significant efforts into supporting exports by opening new markets, equipping laboratories with the latest equipment, and developing the agricultural quarantine system to match international quality standards.

Key Market Trends


Growing Vegetable Production


Due to the various climatic advantages, natural vegetation, soil type, and farming practices that are favorable, growers are able to increase production. Tomatoes, onions, and eggplants dominate the Egyptian vegetables market with a huge production. Sales of citrus fruits, beets, and potatoes helped deliver a record year for Egyptian agricultural exports in 2021, exceeding 5.6 million metric ton for the first time. The next highest exports were potatoes, with 614,424 metric ton exported. Onions ranked fourth with a total of 276,141 metric ton, and grapes came in fifth place with a total of 143,450 metric ton. The total agricultural exports of citrus fruits topped the list with around 1.8 million metric ton, followed by fodder beets with 650,340 metric ton. The huge support from the government in association with the USAID is enabling farmers to achieve high production volume. The growing consumption of vegetables in the country has been enhancing production in the last few years.



Increasing Exports Contributes to the Market Growth


The export of fruits and vegetables is increasing from Egypt. According to ITC Trade, the export of fruits was valued at USD 1,416,762 thousand in 2019, which has been growing steadily. Mango exports rose to 15,211 metric ton in 2019. The majority of fruits and vegetables were exported to the European Union in accordance with the international quality standards affirming that fruit and vegetable exports be hassle-free without any hindrance.

Egypt has succeeded in opening new vegetable and fruit markets, especially in China, the European Union, and East Asian countries. Additionally, Egypt has been successful in lifting the ban on Egyptian agricultural exports in some countries, which confirms the safety of Egyptian procedures, boosting the Egyptian fruits and vegetables market.



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1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definitions
1.2 Scope of the Study
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4 MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.3 Market Restraints
5 MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 Application (Production Analysis, Consumption Analysis by Value and Volume, Import Analysis by Value and Volume, Export Analysis by Value and Volume, and Price Trend Analysis)
5.1.1 Vegetables
5.1.1.1 Tomatoes
5.1.1.2 Onions
5.1.1.3 Eggplants
5.1.1.4 Chilies and Pepper
5.1.1.5 Cabbages
5.1.1.6 Pumpkins, Squash, and Gourds
5.1.1.7 Cucumbers and Gherkins
5.1.2 Fruits
5.1.2.1 Oranges
5.1.2.2 Grapes
5.1.2.3 Dates
5.1.2.4 Watermelon
5.1.2.5 Bananas
5.1.2.6 Mangoes
5.1.2.7 Apples
6 REGIONAL ANALYSIS
6.1 PESTLE Analysis
6.2 Supply Chain Analysis
6.3 Government Policies and Regulations
7 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
7.1 Distribution Network and Retail Analysis
7.2 List/Profiles of Key Players
8 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS9 AN ASSESSMENT OF THE COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE MARKET

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