Cashew Nut Market in Pakistan
In value terms, cashew nut production stood at $ in estimated in export price. Overall, production saw a pronounced contraction. Cashew nut production peaked at $ in 2019; however, from to , production remained at a lower figure.
In , the average yield of cashew nuts in Pakistan stood at less than kg per ha, approximately reflecting the previous year's figure. In general, the yield showed 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.
The cashew nut harvested area in Pakistan totaled less than ha in , remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year's figure. Overall, the harvested area recorded a relatively flat trend pattern.
The revenue of the cashew nut market in Pakistan dropped modestly to $ in , 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 saw a noticeable reduction. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.