Qatar Food & Drink Report

Providing expert analysis, independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the food & drink industry.

Report includes: BMI Industry View, Industry SWOT Analysis, Industry Forecasts, BMI’s Food and Drink Risk Reward Index, Mass Grocery Retail Forecasts, Company Profiles and Global, Regional and Country Industry Overviews.

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Qatar Food & Drink Report
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BMI View: Qatar will experience some of the fastest consumer spending growth in the region, translating into sustained growth in the food and drink sector, especially through premiumisation. Nonetheless, the small consumer base will limit the attractiveness of the Qatari market for food and drink manufacturers, as well as mass grocery retailers.

Headline Industry Data (local currency)

  • 2015 food consumption growth = +6.0%; compound annual growth rate (CAGR) 2014 to 2019 = +5.5%.

  • 2015 bottled water value = +13.2%; CAGR 2014 to 2019 = +12.1%.

  • 2015 mass grocery retail sales = +7.5%; CAGR 2014 to 2019 = +6.9%.

BMI Industry View
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SWOT
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Food
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Drink
9
Mass Grocery Retail
10
Industry Forecast
11
Consumer Outlook
11
Food
13
Food Consumption
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Table: Food Consumption Indicators - Historical Data & Forecasts (Qatar 2012-2019)
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Drink
14
Bottled Water
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Table: Soft Drinks Sales, Production & Trade (Qatar 2014-2019)
14
Hot Drinks
15
Mass Grocery Retail
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Table: Mass Grocery Retail Sales By Format - Historical Data & Forecasts (Qatar 2014-2019)
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Table: Grocery Retail Sales By Format, %
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Trade
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Table: Trade Balance - Historical Data & Forecasts (Qatar 2014-2019)
18
Macroeconomic Forecast
20
Economic Analysis
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Table: BMI AND BLOOMBERG CONSENSUS FORECASTS - BRENT
22
Table: QATAR - Components of GDP (% Of Total)
25
Table: QATAR - Government Consumption Forecasts
26
Table: QATAR - Private Consumption Forecasts
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Table: QATAR - Fixed Investment Forecasts
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Table: QATAR - Net Exports Forecasts
28
Industry Risk Reward Index
29
Middle East And North Africa - Risk/Reward Index
29
Table: Middle East & North Africa Food & Drink Risk/Reward Index Q415
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Qatar Risk/Reward Index
34
Market Overview
35
Food
35
Food Production
35
Halal Food
35
Drink
36
Hot Drinks
36
Soft Drinks
36
Mass Grocery Retail
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Table: Mass Grocery Retail Sales By Format (Qatar 2006-2015)
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Table: Mass Grocery Retail Sales By Format (Qatar 2006-2015)
38
Industry Trends And Developments
39
Food
39
Key Industry Trends And Developments
39
Drink
43
Key Industry Trends And Developments
43
Mass Grocery Retail
44
Key Industry Trends And Developments
44
Competitive Landscape
47
Table: Key Players In Qatar's Food & Drink Sector
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Table: Key Players In Qatar's Mass Grocery Retail Sector
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Company Profile
48
Unilever
48
Table: Unilever Financial Results
57
Masafi
58
Carrefour MAF
60
EMKE Group (Lulu)
63
Global Industry Overview
65
Table: Australia, Uk And Usa Estimated Herfindahl-Hirschman Index Scores - Food Retail Industry
68
Table: Boston Beer Company, Ab Inbev, Heineken And Sabmiller - Selected Trailing Return And Efficiency Ratios
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Table: Food and Drink Core Views - Q215 Roundup
81
Demographic Forecast
83
Demographic Outlook
83
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Qatar 1990-2025)
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Table: Key Population Ratios (Qatar 1990-2025)
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Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Qatar 1990-2025)
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Table: Population By Age Group (Qatar 1990-2025)
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Table: Population By Age Group % (Qatar 1990-2025)
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Glossary
88
Food & Drink
88
Mass Grocery Retail
88
Methodology
90
Industry Forecast Methodology
90
Sector-Specific Methodology
91
Sources
91
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
92
Table: Food & Drink Risk/Reward Index Indicators
93
Table: Weighting
94

The Qatar Food & Drink Report features BMI Research's market assessment and independent forecasts for food and drink expenditure, consumption, sales, and imports/exports and forecasts for the mass grocery retail sector. The report also includes analyses of major regulatory developments, the background macroeconomic outlook and competitive landscape comparing national and multinational companies by leading products and services, sales, investments, partners and expansion strategies.

BMI's Qatar Food & Drink Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, business investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the food and drink industry and the mass grocery retail market in Qatar.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent food and drink industry forecasts for Qatar to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Qatari food and drink market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in Qatar through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments.
  • Exploit latest competitive intelligence on your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity) and Competitive Landscape Tables.

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts and views, covering food and drink manufacturing and consumption and the mass grocery retail market.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats within the food, drink and mass grocery retail sectors and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI’s Food and Drink Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Index provides investors (food and drink manufacturers and mass grocery retailers) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic points. These provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each position explained.

Food Forecasts

BMI’s food chapter is divided into sections such as meat, fish, confectionary, dairy and canned foods, and provides insight into each market’s food industry, centred on a forecast to end-2019 for the sector. The chapter includes the following elements:

  • Industry Forecast Scenario: Historical data series and a forecast to end-2019 for growth of key indicators within a market’s food industry. Indicators include food consumption, food consumption as % of GDP, canned food sales, confectionery sales and food and drink imports and exports, among others.
  • Industry Developments: A summary of corporate developments, including news on M&As, FDI, expansions, closures and financial results, in addition to analysis and explanation of the latest industry events and how these could influence further investment.
  • Market Overview: An overview of the structure of the market, introducing the key players and discussing underlying trends.

Drink Forecasts

Segmented the same way as BMI’s food chapter, the drink section provides insight into each market’s drink industry, centred on a forecast to end-2019 for the sector. Forecast indicators include alcoholic and soft drink sales by value, volume and sub-sector and tea and coffee sales, among others.

Mass Grocery Retail Forecasts

Segmented the same way as BMI’s food and drink chapters, the mass grocery retail section provides insight into each market’s grocery retail industry, centred on a forecast to end-2019 for the sector. Forecast indicators include mass grocery retail sales by format (including supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience and discount stores) and a breakdown of the organised retail sector versus the traditional sector, among others.

Competitive Landscape

Illustration of the mass grocery retail and food and drink industries via rankings tables comparing revenues, number of outlets and number of employees. This chapter also includes data-rich, in-depth regional analysis of the market position, business strategies and investment potential of the region’s leading mass grocery retail and food and drink operators.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape to generate company SWOT analyses. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

Sources

The Food & Drink reports draw on an extensive network primary sources, such as multilateral organisations, government departments, industry associations, chambers and company reports.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.