India Maize Market – Industry Analysis, Forecasts and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2023)

Report on India Maize Market – Industry Analysis, Forecasts and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2023)

Introduction to India Maize Market

Maize or Corn is also known as the ‘Queen of Cereals’. It is the second most important cereal crop in the world in terms of acreage. It is a day-neutral plant and is less water demanding than other similar cereals. It also provides higher yield per acre in a shorter period and can be grown in any season. Maize being a multi-utility crop can be used as ‘Food’, ’Feed’ or ‘Fodder’ which protects it from the low demand situation. In India, more than 15 million farmers are engaged in Maize cultivation

Market Dynamics

The global Maize production touched 1040 million MT in 2016-17 of which 61% was accounted for by the US and China combined. Whereas India with 26 million MT production accounted for around 2%. There is an increase in the hybrid maize cultivation in India but most of it accounts for feed and industrial grade Maize. The food grade maize is still produced using the traditional cultivators. The farmers are continuously moving towards the high yield and genetically enhanced seed for Maize cultivation. The ever-growing feed market of India presents a tremendous opportunity for maize growers. Increasing health awareness is also driving up the demand for protein-rich food including maize.

Market Segmentation

Indian maize can be segmented based on the end use, Color, Type of maize. On basis of color, it can be segmented into Yellow or White. On basis of end use, it can be segmented into food usage, fodder usage, industrial usage, feed usage. Based on the type of maize it can also be segmented as bold, dented, flint, semi flint, pod.

Regional/Geographic Analysis

The productivity of India as compared to the rest of the world is very less. India stands at almost half the global yield standards and has immense potential for growth. Indian states Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh contribute towards half of the total acreage of maize in India. Whereas Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Bihar account for 2/3rd of the total maize production of India. Indian maize production also depends largely upon the South-West monsoon as almost 75% of the maize is produced in Kharif season. This results in a low yield if the monsoon is not satisfactory making it an important factor.

Opportunities

India is yet to achieve its full potential when it comes to maize production and consumption. High quality and high yield seeds can be a game-changer for small and medium farmers who make up a large portion of Indian farmer population. High yield, shorter growth period, Independent of the season and multiple usages are some of the factors that provide farmers with a great opportunity. Various government schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana can help bring more land under irrigation which in turn will increase the production.

Key Players

Some of the key players in the Indian maize market are National Agro Industry, Monsanto India, Nuziveedu Seeds Limited, Rasi Seeds, Advanta Ltd.

The report contains a comprehensive analysis on:

  • India Maize Market Segments
  • India Maize Market Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities
  • India Maize Market Size & Forecast 2016 to 2022
  • Supply & Demand Value Chain
  • India Maize Market Current Trends
  • Competition & Major Companies
  • Technology and R&D Status
  • Porters Five Force Analysis
  • Strategic and Critical Success Factor Analysis of Key Players

Regional analysis for India Maize Market includes

  • North India
  • South India
  • West India
  • East India
  • Central India

This report is an elaborate aggregation of primary inputs from industry experts and participants across the supply chain. It provides in-depth market segmentation that is derived from extensive product mapping exercises, macroeconomic factors, and other qualitative and quantitative insights. The impact of all such factors is delivered across multiple market segments and geographies.

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed Historical Overview (Market Origins, Product Launch Timeline, etc.)
  • Consumer and Pricing Analysis
  • Market dynamics of the industry
  • In-depth Market Segmentation
  • Historical and Projected Market Sizing in terms of volume and value
  • Recent market trends and Impact Factors
  • R&D Status and Technology Overview
  • Extensive Industry Structure Coverage

 

 

 

 

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