Grape Market Overview in China
In value terms, grape production rose rapidly to $ in estimated in export prices. In general, production enjoyed strong growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $ in 2015; however, from 2016 to , production failed to regain the momentum.
The average yield of grapes in China rose slightly to tonnes per ha in , picking up by % compared with 2019. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of % year-to-year. The grape yield peaked in 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.
In , the total area harvested in terms of grapes production in China stood at ha, surging by % against the year before. In general, the total harvested area indicated a buoyant expansion from 2007 to : its figure increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on figures, grape harvested area increased by +% against 2017 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the harvested area increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to grape production reached the peak figure at ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to , the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.
The value of the grape market in China rose markedly to $ in , 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). In general, consumption recorded a resilient expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Grape consumption peaked at $ in 2015; however, from 2016 to , consumption failed to regain the momentum.