Pistachio Market Overview in Malaysia
The revenue of the pistachio market in Malaysia amounted to $3.8M in 2010, increasing by 2.2% 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). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% from 2007 to 2010; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of 2.3% y-o-y. Pistachio consumption peaked in 2010 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.