Updated Jan 16, 2023 06:59

Mandarin and Clementine Market in Switzerland

Market Overview
In , the Swiss mandarin and clementine market increased by % to $, rising for the third year in a row after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level in and is expected to retain growth in the near future.


Consumption
In , the amount of tangerines, mandarins, clementines, satsumas consumed in Switzerland totaled tons, remaining constant against the previous year's figure. Overall, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, consumption reached the peak volume of tons. From to , the growth of the consumption failed to regain momentum.

The size of the mandarin and clementine market in Switzerland totaled $ in , therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs in and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.


Market Forecast
Driven by increasing demand for mandarin and clementine in Switzerland, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next eight years. Market performance is forecast to retain its current trend pattern, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +% for the period from to , which is projected to bring the market volume to tons by the end of .

In value terms, the market is forecast to increase with an anticipated CAGR of +% for the period from to , which is projected to bring the market value to $ (in nominal prices) by the end of .


Market Structure
Mandarin and clementine market in Switzerland consists almost entirely of imported products. In , the share of imports in total consumption accounted for % in value terms and % in physical terms. The share of imports increased moderately ( percentage point) over the period under review.


Trade Balance
Switzerland remains a net importer of mandarin and clementine; in physical and value terms, imports consistently exceeded exports from 2007 to . In , there was a significant trade deficit of tons, which was equal to $. This tangible trade deficit reflects the fact that the market remains dependent on imports, which is likely to continue in the medium term.