Maize Market Overview in Algeria
In value terms, maize production expanded to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a slight shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of % year-to-year. Maize production peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.
In 2019, the average maize yield in Algeria was estimated at kg per ha, approximately equating 2018. Overall, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2019, the maize harvested area in Algeria totaled ha, remaining relatively unchanged against the year before. Overall, the harvested area recorded a relatively flat trend pattern.
The size of the maize market in Algeria soared to $ 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). Overall, consumption showed a strong expansion. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $ in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.