Grapefruit Market Overview in Egypt
In value terms, grapefruit production soared to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production continues to indicate a slight increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Grapefruit production peaked at $ in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The average yield of grapefruits in Egypt declined slightly to tonnes per ha in 2019, flattening at the previous year. Over the period under review, the yield, however, posted resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when the yield increased by % against the previous year. The grapefruit yield peaked at tonnes per ha in 2018, and then fell in the following year. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2019, the harvested area of grapefruits in Egypt rose slightly to ha, picking up by % against the previous year's figure. Overall, the harvested area, however, recorded a abrupt setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the harvested area increased by % y-o-y. The grapefruit harvested area peaked at ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The revenue of the grapefruit market in Egypt skyrocketed to $ in 2019, growing 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, however, recorded a abrupt downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.