I am looking for a report that helps me understand the coconut market.

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Thank you for your inquiry into the coconut market.  There are many reports in our database addressing both the global coconut market as well as markets in key coconut producing countries such as India and the Philippines.  Please see below an overview of the most relevant reports.

Report 1: Coconut Market and Research in Europe: Needs and Trends, CIRAD, Oct. 2014

This report gives the most clear and concise description of the coconut market around the world with a pie chart that shows the geographical distribution of coconut cultivating areas in 2013 with Asia leading the pack. Then there is a graph that shows the cultivated areas in thousands of hectares from 1970 through 2010 and predicted through 2020.  This report also has statistics in the total global production volume, major coconut producing countries and the world average yield per year.

Then there is information of the imported coconut market in Europe including brands, products and import volume per product type. There is a discussion on the major importing European countries with their market share as well as the major exporting countries with their market shares. Quality standards and coconut research is also heavily discussed.

Report 2: Category Outlook, Global Edible Oil, Mintec, Sept 2014

This report has a section dedicated to the market status of coconut oil with regard to the trading prices.  It also discusses market drivers such as competition of other competitive vegetable oils, supply/demand in 2014/2015 as well as the price and price movement in that season (pg 16).

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— Global Edible Oil, Mintec, Sept 2014

Report 3: Oilseeds, Oils & Meals, FAO United Nations, Mar 2015

There are a few sections in this report discussing the suffering coconut market in Kenya as well as international market information relative to the market drivers and demand dependency from Europe and finally the coconut oil-based biodiesel that has been developed in India (pg 5). This report is also a monthly update of which those reports are also in our database.

Report 4: Coconut Oil Prices Spike, Global Oilseed, Mar 2014

This report has a detailed chart of the world production of coconut oil including production volume, imports, total supply, exports, domestic consumption and others from 2000 through 2014.

Then there are country or region-specific reports such as the following:

  • Malaysia– Malaysia Analyst Report, Dec 2013: Discusses coconut oil as a key raw material
  • Sri Lanka—Economic and social statistics of Sri Lanka 2014: Discusses coconut as a growing trade

I hope you find this useful, and can see that there is a lot of useful information available through the portal about the food industry. If you have any additional needs or questions about our reports, please feel free to contact us.