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Analysis of the global starch market in 2012-2016, the forecast for 2017-2021

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According to BusinesStat, in 2012-2016, global starch sales increased by 15.2%: from 28.2 to 32.5 million tons. An annual increase was observed in relation to previous years. The largest increase was recorded in 2014 - by 3.8% compared to 2013. In recent years, the demand for starch in the food industry has actively increased, primarily due to the expansion of its use in the bakery industry, where its use reduces the cost of baked goods , as well as in the production of very popular frozen food.

In 2012-2016, China, USA, Indonesia and Thailand were the leaders in starch sales in the world. During the period under review, China’s share in world sales averaged 32.9%, the US share was about 9.2%, Indonesia’s share was 8.3%, and Thailand’s share was 7.8%. It is expected that China’s share in starch sales will increase, and in 2021 it will be 33.7%. It should be noted that the listed countries are among the five major producers of starch. Thus, for the period studied, the cumulative share of these countries in world production averaged 60.6%.

In 2017-2021, sales of starch in the world will continue to grow at an average of 3.8% per year. In 2021 they will reach 39.3 million tons, which will exceed the value of 2016 by 20.6%.

“Analysis of the global starch market in 2012–2016, forecast for 2017–2021” includes the most important data necessary to understand the current market situation and assess the prospects for its development:

Economy and population

Starch production

Starch sales

External and internal starch trade

Import and export of starch

Foreign Trade Starch Prices

The review provides current data for more than 100 countries of the world and a forecast for the 25 leading countries of the world starch market.

Leading countries: Belgium, Brazil, Great Britain, Vietnam, Germany, India, Indonesia, Spain, Italy, Canada, China, Korea (Republic), Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, the Russian Federation, Singapore, the United States of America, Thailand, Turkey, Philippines, France, Japan.

The review provides additional details on import-export by types:





Other starch

In preparing the review used official statistics:

United Nations Statistics Division


National Agencies and Compendia

Index Mundi

International Trade Center

International Monetary Fund

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

World Trade Organization

Along with the official statistics, the review contains the results of BusinesStat research:

Analysis of open starch market information

Survey of food industry experts

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