Almond Market Overview in Iran
In value terms, almond production fell to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a abrupt descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The average yield of almonds in Iran rose sharply to tonnes per ha in 2019, with an increase of % against 2018. Overall, the yield showed a prominent increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of % year-to-year. The almond yield peaked in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in years to come. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2019, approx. ha of almonds were harvested in Iran; with a decrease of -% against the previous year's figure. Overall, the harvested area saw a abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of % y-o-y. The almond harvested area peaked at ha in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.
The revenue of the almond market in Iran fell to $ in 2019, reducing 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 abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Almond consumption peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.