Updated Feb 7, 2023 12:17

Roasted Decaffeinated Coffee Market in China

Market Overview
The Chinese roasted decaffeinated coffee market expanded slightly to $ in , with an increase of % 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 recorded a prominent expansion. Roasted decaffeinated coffee consumption peaked at $ in ; however, from to , consumption remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, roasted decaffeinated coffee production expanded rapidly to $ in estimated in export price. In general, production saw a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when the production volume increased by %. Roasted decaffeinated coffee production peaked at $ in ; however, from to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.


Consumption
In , approx. tons of roasted decaffeinated coffee were consumed in China; standing approx. at the previous year. Overall, the total consumption indicated a measured expansion from 2007 to : its volume increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last fifteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on figures, consumption decreased by -% against indices. Over the period under review, consumption attained the maximum volume at tons in ; however, from to , consumption remained at a lower figure.

The value of the roasted decaffeinated coffee market in China amounted to $ in , with an increase of % 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). Over the period under review, consumption showed a buoyant expansion. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in ; however, from to , consumption remained at a lower figure.


Market Forecast
Driven by increasing demand for roasted decaffeinated coffee in China, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next eight-year period. 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
Over the period under review, imports of roasted decaffeinated coffee in China were negligibly small compared to the production volumes. Therefore, the share of imports in the total market was practically nonexistent, both in volume and in value terms. This situation has remained constant over the period under review, which means that domestic producers entirely meet the domestic demand for roasted decaffeinated coffee. 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 increased moderately ( percentage point) over the period under review.


Trade Balance
China remains a net importer of roasted decaffeinated coffee; 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 $.