Lemon And Lime Market Overview in Tajikistan
In value terms, lemon and lime production declined slightly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production showed a pronounced setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Tajikistan production peaked at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The average yield of lemons and limes in Tajikistan stood at tonnes per ha in 2019, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year's figure. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of % y-o-y. The global yield peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual 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, the harvested area of lemons and limes in Tajikistan shrank to ha, which is down by -% on the previous year. In general, the harvested area saw a noticeable setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to lemon and lime production attained the maximum at ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The value of the lemon and lime market in Tajikistan shrank slightly to $ in 2019, falling 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, consumption recorded a pronounced curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.