Watermelon Market in Angola
In value terms, watermelon production reduced remarkably to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production continues to indicate a prominent increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in with an increase of %. As a result, production attained the peak level of $, and then reduced markedly in the following year.
In , the average yield of watermelons in Angola amounted to less than kg per ha, stabilizing at the year before. In general, the yield recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In , approx. less than ha of watermelons were harvested in Angola; remaining constant against figures. In general, the harvested area continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.
The size of the watermelon market in Angola declined slightly to $ in , with a decrease of -% 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). Over the period under review, consumption showed a abrupt curtailment. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. From 2014 to , the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.