Fruit and Berry Market in Angola
In value terms, fruit and berry production amounted to $ in estimated in export price. In general, production, however, recorded a significant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of %. Fruit and berry production peaked at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The average yield of fruits and berries in Angola fell to tons per ha in , which is down by -% against the previous year. In general, the yield, however, continues to indicate a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of % against the previous year. The fruit and berry yield peaked at tons per ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to , the yield stood at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In , approx. ha of fruits and berries were harvested in Angola; increasing by % compared with the year before. Overall, the harvested area saw a significant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 when the harvested area increased by %. The fruit and berry harvested area peaked in and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.
The value of the fruit and berry market in Angola dropped to $ in , approximately mirroring 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, however, continues to indicate a significant increase. Fruit and berry consumption peaked at $ in , and then fell slightly in the following year.
From 2007 to , the average annual growth rate of the volume of consumption of bananas stood at +%. With regard to the other consumed products, the following average annual rates of growth were recorded: pineapples (+% per year) and citrus fruits not elsewhere classified (+% per year).
In value terms, bananas ($) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was taken by pineapples ($). It was followed by citrus fruits not elsewhere classified.
From 2007 to , the average annual rate of growth in terms of the market volume of bananas amounted to -%. With regard to the other consumed products, the following average annual rates of growth were recorded: pineapples (+% per year) and citrus fruits not elsewhere classified (+% per year).