Garlic Market Overview in Azerbaijan
In value terms, garlic production dropped to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production recorded a strong increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. As a result, production attained the peak level of $, and then contracted in the following year.
The average yield of garlic in Azerbaijan totaled tonnes per ha in 2019, standing approx. at 2018 figures. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of % year-to-year. The garlic yield peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2019, the harvested area of garlic in Azerbaijan expanded slightly to ha, surging by % on 2018. In general, the harvested area continues to indicate a pronounced increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the harvested area increased by % y-o-y. The garlic harvested area peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.
The revenue of the garlic market in Azerbaijan shrank to $ in 2019, reducing by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption recorded a prominent expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $, and then contracted in the following year.