Carrot And Turnip Market Overview in Iran
In value terms, carrot and turnip production rose slightly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of % year-to-year. Carrot and turnip production peaked at $ in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
In 2019, the average carrot and turnip yield in Iran expanded to tonnes per ha, increasing by % on the previous year. In general, the yield, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of % against the previous year. The carrot and turnip yield peaked at tonnes per ha in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, the yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2019, the carrot and turnip harvested area in Iran expanded markedly to ha, surging by % compared with the year before. Over the period under review, the harvested area, however, recorded a mild decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to carrot and turnip production reached the peak figure at ha in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the carrot and turnip market in Iran stood at $ in 2019, picking up 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). Over the period under review, consumption, however, recorded a mild downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Carrot and turnip consumption peaked at $ in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.