Grapefruit Market Overview in Iran
In value terms, grapefruit production skyrocketed to $ in estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production enjoyed mild growth. Grapefruit production peaked at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to , production remained at a lower figure.
The average yield of grapefruits in Iran amounted to tonnes per ha in , approximately equating the previous year. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of % against the previous year. The grapefruit yield peaked at tonnes per ha in 2014; however, from 2015 to , the yield stood at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
The grapefruit harvested area in Iran was estimated at ha in , flattening at 2019. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to grapefruit production attained the maximum in and is expected to retain growth in years to come.
The revenue of the grapefruit market in Iran surged to $ in , picking up 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, the total consumption indicated a temperate expansion from 2007 to : its value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on figures, consumption increased by +% against 2016 indices. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.