Cabbage Market Overview in Niger
In value terms, cabbage production totaled $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw prominent growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Cabbage production peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.
In 2019, the average yield of cabbage and other brassicas in Niger rose notably to tonnes per ha, picking up by % compared with 2018. Over the period under review, the yield saw a buoyant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 when the yield increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average cabbage yield hit record highs in 2019 and is likely to continue 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 total area harvested in terms of cabbage and other brassicas production in Niger stood at ha, surging by % on 2018 figures. Over the period under review, the total harvested area indicated moderate growth from 2007 to 2019: its figure increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, cabbage harvested area decreased by -% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when the harvested area increased by % year-to-year. The cabbage harvested area peaked at ha in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.
The revenue of the cabbage market in Niger rose rapidly to $ in 2019, with an increase of % 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). Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate a remarkable increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.