South Korea Agribusiness Report

 Published On: Oct, 2016 |    No of Pages: 68 |  Published By: BMI Agribusiness | Format: PDF
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The South Korea Agribusiness Report features BMI Research's market assessment and independent forecasts for production, consumption and trade across core agricultural commodities.

BMI's South Korea Agribusiness Report includes independent commodity price forecasting and analysis for key agricultural outputs, an overview of the agribusiness competitive landscape and a discussion of the downstream context of agricultural production in relation to country food consumption forecasts and composite food and beverage trade forecasts.

Key Benefits

-Use BMI's independent industry forecasts to test other views - a key input for successful planning in dynamic agribusiness markets.
-Apply BMI's medium-term commodity price analysis to assist with budgetary planning and the identification of investment opportunities and potential risks.
-Assess the activities and market position of your competitors, partners and clients.


BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts and views, highlighting recent changes and key risks to the industry outlook.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats within the wider agricultural industry.

BMI Supply & Demand Forecasts

Divided into sections based on various diverse sectors in the agriculture market, the chapter provides insight into each market’s agricultural industry, centred on sector forecasts to end-2019 for the consumption, production and trade of key commodities.

-Consumption Forecasts: Accompanied by a discussion of the main drivers of consumption growth: macroeconomic factors, food processing trends, price movements and increasingly, demand from the non-food sector.
-Production Forecasts: Examine the trends influencing BMI’s production outlook: global demand, price increases, public and private sector investment and agricultural efficiency improvements.
-Trade Forecasts: Accompanied by a discussion of the factors influencing a country’s trade in agricultural goods, including domestic demand, global prices and government trade policies.
-BMI’s Forecasts: Accompanied by a risks-to-outlook assessment, which examines potential factors that could affect our existing forecast picture and the likelihood of their occurrence.

BMI’s Commodity Price Analysis

Fundamental and technical analysis of the short- and medium-term price outlook for eight agricultural commodities based on globally recognised benchmarks.

Downstream Analysis

Analysis of headline food and drink forecasts, including total food consumption, per capita food consumption and total sector trade, which provide important downstream intelligence for primary agricultural producers.

Featured Analysis

Includes relevant articles from BMI’s daily analysis service. These can include: long-term projections on agricultural imports and exports; our perceptions of the impacts of economic slowdown on key companies and subsectors within the Agribusiness industry in a given country; our analysis of fertilizer production; as well as other relevant analysis of recent news and events.

Competitive Landscape

The reports contain information on prominent companies operating in each market.

Key Commodities Covered By The Agribusiness Market

Reports Include: Grains, Dairy, Livestock, Rice, Sugar, Palm Oil, Edible Oils, Coffee, Cocoa, Cotton, Soybean

Please note – not all reports cover all commodities.


The Agribusiness reports draw on an extensive network of primary sources, such as multilateral organisations, government departments, industry associations, chambers and company reports.
BMI Industry View . 7
Industry Forecast  11
Rice Outlook ....... 11
Latest Updates ... 11
Table: South Korea - Rice Production & Consumption Outlook . . 11
Table: Risks To Outlook . . . 12
Structural Trends .......... 12
Table: Rice Production & Consumption (South Korea 2013-2020) . . . . 14
Grains Outlook ... 15
Latest Updates ... 15
Table: South Korea - Grains Production & Consumption Outlook . . . . 15
Table: Risks To Outlook . . . 16
Structural Trends .......... 16
Table: Grains Production & Consumption (South Korea 2013-2020) . 18
Livestock Outlook  19
Latest Updates ... 19
Table: South Korea - Livestock Production & Consumption Outlook . 20
Table: Risks To Outlook . . . 20
Structural Trends .......... 21
Table: Livestock Production & Consumption (South Korea 2013-2020) . . . 24
Dairy Outlook ..... 24
Latest Updates ... 24
Table: South Korea Dairy Production & Consumption Outlook . . 25
Table: Risks To Outlook . . . 25
Structural Trends .......... 26
Table: Dairy Production & Consumption (South Korea 2013-2020) . . 28
Commodities Forecast .. 30
Global - Global Commodities Strategy ...... 30
Table: Select Commodities - Performance And BMI Forecasts . . . 30
Upstream Analysis ......... 32
Asia GM Outlook . 32
Table: Selected Countries - GM Crops Use (mn hectares) . . . 37
Asia Machinery Outlook .. 38
Table: Select Countries - Average Size Of Farms, Hectares . 43
Asia Fertiliser Outlook .... 45
Downstream Analysis .... 51
Food ...... 51
Latest Updates ... 51
Structural Trends .......... 52
Table: Food Sales (South Korea 2013-2020) . . 53
Regional Overview ......... 56
Demographic Forecast .. 62
Demographic Outlook ..... 62
Table: Population Headline Indicators (South Korea 1990-2025) 63
Table: Key Population Ratios (South Korea 1990-2025) . . . . 63
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (South Korea 1990-2025) . . 64
Table: Population By Age Group (South Korea 1990-2025) . 64
Table: Population By Age Group % (South Korea 1990-2025) . . . 65
Methodology ........ 67
Industry Forecast Methodology .. 67
Sector-Specific Methodology ...... 68
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