Orange Market Overview in Eastern Asia
In value terms, orange production dropped significantly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production enjoyed a prominent expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $, and then shrank dramatically in the following year.
China ( tonnes) remains the largest orange producing country in Eastern Asia, comprising approx. % of total volume.
In China, orange production expanded at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007-2019.
The average orange yield was estimated at tonnes per ha in 2019, growing by % on the year before. The yield indicated a resilient increase from 2007 to 2019: its figure increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, orange yield increased by +% against 2014 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the yield increased by % against the previous year. The level of yield peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
The orange harvested area stood at ha in 2019, surging by % against 2018 figures. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when the harvested area increased by % year-to-year. As a result, the harvested area attained the peak level of ha. From 2015 to 2019, the growth of the orange harvested area remained at a somewhat lower figure.
The value of the orange market in Eastern Asia reduced notably to $ in 2019, with a decrease of -% 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 prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $, and then contracted sharply in the following year.
In China, orange consumption increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007-2019.
In value terms, China ($) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Taiwan, Chinese ($).
In China, the orange market increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007-2019.
The countries with the highest levels of orange per capita consumption in 2019 were China ( kg per person) and Taiwan, Chinese ( kg per person).
From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in China.