Dry Peas Market Overview in Croatia
In value terms, dry peas production surged to $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a abrupt curtailment. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $ in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
In 2018, the average yield of peas (dry) in Croatia rose significantly to tonnes per ha, growing by % against the previous year's figure. In general, the yield continues to indicate modest growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the yield increased by % year-to-year. The dry peas yield peaked at tonnes per ha in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2018, 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 2018, the harvested area of peas (dry) in Croatia skyrocketed to ha, growing by % compared with 2017. In general, the harvested area, however, showed a abrupt curtailment. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to dry peas production reached the maximum at ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the dry peas market in Croatia declined modestly to $ in 2018, waning 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, however, faced a abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Dry peas consumption peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, consumption failed to regain the momentum.