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Egypt Agriculture Commodities Market By Type (Hard Vs Soft), By Trading Type (Online Vs Offline), By Product Type (Soybeans, Corn, Wheat, Rice, Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Spices, Oil Seed, Sugar, Meat, Dairy Products, Others) By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2018-2028F

October 2023 | 82 pages | ID: E8AD102A2817EN
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The Egypt Agriculture Commodities market is poised for impressive expansion until 2028, driven by the escalating demand for food and agricultural products. Notably, sugarcane emerged as the premier crop product within South Africa's agricultural sector, boasting a production value of million metric tons in 2020.

Agriculture commodities constitute products derived from agricultural activities and are traded in commodity markets. These commodities are categorized into two principal segments: crops and livestock. Crop commodities encompass grains, oilseeds, fruits, and vegetables, while livestock commodities encompass meat, dairy products, and wool. Agriculture commodities bear significance for both producers and consumers, constituting a substantial share of global trade and consumption. Among the most traded agriculture commodities are grain commodities, encompassing wheat, corn, rice, barley, and more. These commodities serve as livestock feed and human staple food. Moreover, they play a crucial role in producing various food items such as flour and pasta. Oilseed commodities, originating from crops like soybeans, rapeseed, sunflower, and cottonseed, are predominantly used to generate edible oils and animal feed. For instance, soybean oil finds utility in cooking oil, margarine, and other food products, while soybean meal serves as a protein source in animal feed.

The price dynamics of agriculture commodities are influenced by several factors, including weather conditions, crop yields, and global supply and demand. Investing in agriculture commodities necessitates thorough research and industry knowledge, achievable through various approaches.

Egypt's prominence as a producer and exporter of diverse agriculture commodities, ranging from fruits and vegetables to grains and livestock products, underscores its significance. The nation's agriculture commodities market is pivotal for farmers' income and the country's economy. Investing in this market is possible through methods such as investing in agricultural firms or purchasing futures contracts for specific commodities. Nonetheless, investments in this sector carry risks, influenced by factors impacting agriculture commodity prices.

Integral Role of Egypt's Agriculture Commodities Market

Egypt's Agriculture Commodities Market constitutes a cornerstone of the national economy, significantly influencing millions of lives. This sector significantly contributes to Egypt's GDP and engages a substantial portion of its workforce. The growth of Egypt's Agriculture Commodities Market hinges on various factors, including government policies, technological advancements, and growing food and agricultural product demand.

Government Support as a Catalyst for Market Expansion

The Egyptian government has implemented a range of policies to foster the growth of the agriculture commodities market. These policies are designed to enhance agricultural sector efficiency and uplift farmer livelihoods. Notably, the Agricultural Reform Program, launched in 2014, aims to equip farmers with finance access, infrastructure, and training to bolster productivity and income. This program also strives to enhance agricultural market efficiency and reduce farmers' dependency on government subsidies. Further efforts focus on promoting agriculture commodity exports. The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, for instance, has forged trade agreements with various nations to amplify Egyptian fruit and vegetable exports.

Technological Advancement and Escalating Food Demand

Technological progress has played a pivotal role in Egypt's agriculture commodities market growth. Innovations spanning irrigation systems, seed technology, and fertilizers have resulted in improved crop yields and quality. The advent of precision agriculture technologies like GPS-guided tractors, drones, and sensors has heightened agricultural efficiency. These technologies enable farmers to monitor soil moisture, detect plant diseases, and apply fertilizers and pesticides with precision, reducing waste and augmenting yields.

Escalating global demand for food and agricultural products is met with Egypt's favorable position to cater to it. The nation's propitious climate for agriculture, combined with its strategic location catering to markets in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, underlines its prowess. Egypt ranks as a key producer of significant agriculture commodities, encompassing citrus fruits, vegetables, grains, and livestock products. The rising demand for these commodities, both domestically and globally, fuels increased sector investment and higher prices for farmers. Additionally, Egypt's population growth, alongside regional dynamics, further reinforces food and agricultural product demand, which is anticipated to drive Egypt's agriculture commodities market growth.

Key Challenges in Egypt's Agriculture Commodities Market

Foremost among the challenges confronting the agriculture commodities market in Egypt is water scarcity. The country grapples with limited water resources, heavily reliant on the Nile River. Rapid population growth has exacerbated water resource pressures, impeding efficient crop irrigation. Climate change has further complicated matters by causing temperature spikes and irregular rainfall patterns, compounding water scarcity.

Inadequate infrastructure forms another challenge, encompassing transportation, storage facilities, and cold chain systems. Transportation deficiencies hinder product movement to markets, resulting in higher transportation costs and lower profitability. Storage inadequacies lead to post-harvest losses due to spoilage and infestations. Cold chain system absence curtails export potential for perishable goods, diminishing their shelf life.

Access to financing poses a significant hurdle for Egypt's agriculture commodities market, especially for small-scale farmers. Limited access to credit compels reliance on informal lending, characterized by high-interest rates. This hampers investment in farm enhancement and productivity. Moreover, financing constraints for infrastructure and technology hinder sector growth. Facilitating accessible and affordable credit to farmers and the agriculture sector at large is essential to stimulate growth and development.

Market Segmentation

Egypt Agriculture Commodities Market is segmented based on Type, Trading Type, Product Type, Region and Competitive Landscape. Based on the Type, the market is categorized into Hard and Soft. Based on Trading type the market is segmented into Online and Offline. Based on Product Type the market is further divided into Soybeans, Corn, Wheat, Rice, Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Spices, Oil Seed, Sugar, Meat, Dairy Products, Others. Based on region, the market is divided into Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Qalyubia, Port Said, Suez, and Rest of Egypt.

Market Players

Arab Cotton Ginning Company, Hassan Allam Holding, Amer Group, Egypt Kuwait Holding, Juhayna Food Industries, Nile Company for Food Industries, North Cairo Flour Mills Company, Nile Sugar Company are some of the key players of the Egypt Agriculture Commodities Market.

Report Scope:

In this report, Egypt Agriculture Commodities market has been segmented into the following categories, in addition to the industry trends, which have also been detailed below:
  • Agriculture Commodities Market, By Type:
  • Hard
  • Soft
  • Agriculture Commodities Market, By Trading Type:
  • Online
  • Offline
  • Agriculture Commodities Market, By Product Type:
  • Soyabeans
  • Corn
  • Wheat
  • Rice
  • Cocoa
  • Coffee
  • Cotton
  • Spices
  • Oilseeds
  • Sugar
  • Meat
  • Dairy Products
  • Others
  • Agriculture Commodities Market, By Region:
  • Cairo
  • Alexandria
  • Giza
  • Qalyubia
  • Port Said
  • Suez
  • Rest of Egypt
Competitive landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Egypt Agriculture Commodities market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information
  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Scope of the Market
  1.2.1. Markets Covered
  1.2.2. Years Considered for Study
  1.2.3. Key Market Segmentations


2.1. Objective of the Study
2.2. Baseline Methodology
2.3. Key Industry Partners
2.4. Major Association and Secondary Types
2.5. Forecasting Methodology
2.6. Data Triangulation & Validation
2.7. Assumptions and Limitations


3.1. Overview of the Market
3.2. Overview of Key Market Segmentations
3.3. Overview of Key Market Players
3.4. Overview of Key Regions/Countries
3.5. Overview of Market Drivers, Challenges, and Trends



5.1. Market Size & Forecast
  5.1.1. By Value & Volume
5.2. Market Share & Forecast
  5.2.1. By Type (Hard Vs Soft)
  5.2.2. By Trading Type (Online Vs Offline)
  5.2.3. By Product Type (Soybeans, Corn, Wheat, Rice, Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Spices, Oil Seed, Sugar, Meat, Dairy Products, Others)
  5.2.4. By Region (Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Qalyubia, Port Said, Suez, and Rest of Egypt)
  5.2.5. By Company (2022)
5.3. Product Market Map


6.1. Market Size & Forecast
  6.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
  6.2.1. By Type
  6.2.2. By Trading Type
  6.2.3. By Product Type


7.1. Market Size & Forecast
  7.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
  7.2.1. By Type
  7.2.2. By Trading Type
  7.2.3. By Product Type


8.1. Market Size & Forecast
  8.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
  8.2.1. By Type
  8.2.2. By Trading Type
  8.2.3. By Product Type


9.1. Market Size & Forecast
  9.1.1. By Value & Volume
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
  9.2.1. By Type
  9.2.2. By Trading Type
  9.2.3. By Product Type


10.1. Market Size & Forecast
  10.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.2. Market Share & Forecast
  10.2.1. By Type
  10.2.2. By Trading Type
  10.2.3. By Product Type


11.1. Market Size & Forecast
  11.1.1. By Value & Volume
11.2. Market Share & Forecast
  11.2.1. By Type
  11.2.2. By Trading Type
  11.2.3. By Product Type


12.1. Drivers
12.2. Challenges


13.1. Merger & Acquisition
13.2. Product Development
13.3. Recent Developments


14.1. Competition in the Industry
14.2. Potential of New Entrants
14.3. Power of Suppliers
14.4. Power of Customers
14.5. Threat of Substitute Products


15.1. Business Overview
15.2. Company Snapshot
15.3. Products & Services
15.4. Financials (As Reported)
15.5. Recent Developments
  15.5.1. Arab Cotton Ginning Company
  15.5.2. Hassan Allam Holding
  15.5.3. Amer Group
  15.5.4. Egypt Kuwait Holding
  15.5.5. Juhayna Food Industries
  15.5.6. Nile Company for Food Industries
  15.5.7. North Cairo Flour Mills Company:
  15.5.8. Nile Sugar Company



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