Dried Grapes Market in China
In value terms, dried grapes production dropped slightly to $ in estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, recorded a resilient increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Dried grapes production peaked at $ in , and then dropped slightly in the following year.
The size of the dried grapes market in China surged to $ in , increasing 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 enjoyed a significant expansion. Dried grapes consumption peaked in and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.