Garlic Market Overview in India
In value terms, garlic production soared to $ in estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production posted a remarkable increase. As a result, production attained the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.
The average yield of garlic in India dropped to tonnes per ha in , approximately reflecting the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, the yield recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the yield increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average garlic yield reached the peak level at tonnes per ha in 2016; however, from 2017 to , the yield failed to regain the momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
The garlic harvested area in India expanded markedly to ha in , surging by % against 2019. In general, the harvested area showed resilient growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of % y-o-y. The garlic harvested area peaked in and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.
The value of the garlic market in India soared to $ in , increasing 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). In general, consumption showed a buoyant increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level in and is expected to retain growth in years to come.