Updated Jan 23, 2023 21:11

Kiwi Fruit Market in Egypt

Market Overview
In , the Egyptian kiwi fruit market decreased by -% to $ for the first time since 2017, thus ending a three-year rising trend. Over the period under review, consumption, however, continues to indicate a significant expansion. Kiwi fruit consumption peaked at $ in , and then fell in the following year.


Consumption
In , after three years of growth, there was significant decline in consumption of kiwi fruit, when its volume decreased by -% to tons. Over the period under review, consumption, however, showed a significant increase. Over the period under review, consumption reached the peak volume at tons in 2015; however, from 2016 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.

The revenue of the kiwi fruit market in Egypt reduced to $ in , declining by -% 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). In general, consumption, however, showed significant growth. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in , and then declined in the following year.


Market Forecast
Driven by increasing demand for kiwi fruit in Egypt, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to decelerate, 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
Kiwi fruit market in Egypt 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 remained relatively constant over the period under review. In , the share of imports in total consumption accounted for % in value terms and % in physical terms. The share of imports decreased moderately (- percentage point) over the period under review.


Trade Balance
Egypt remains a net importer of kiwi fruit; in physical and value terms, imports consistently exceeded exports from 2008 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.