Pears And Quinces Market in the Netherlands
In value terms, pears and quinces production fell to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, the total production indicated a noticeable increase from 2007 to : its value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last fourteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on figures, production increased by +% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Pears and quinces production peaked at $ in , and then shrank in the following year.
The average yield of pears and quinces in the Netherlands contracted to tons per ha in , which is down by -% compared with figures. Over the period under review, the yield, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of % against the previous year. The pears and quinces yield peaked at tons per ha in 2011; however, from 2012 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.
The pears and quinces harvested area in the Netherlands expanded slightly to ha in , surging by % on the previous year. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of % against the previous year. The pears and quinces harvested area peaked in and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.
The revenue of the pears and quinces market in the Netherlands dropped dramatically to $ in , waning 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). Over the period under review, consumption, however, enjoyed a perceptible expansion. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. From 2014 to , the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.