Pear Market Overview in India
In value terms, pear production fell to $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, recorded a abrupt contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $ in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2018, production failed to regain the momentum.
The average yield of pears in India contracted to tonnes per ha in 2018, with a decrease of -% against 2017. Over the period under review, the yield continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of tonnes per ha. From 2017 to 2018, the growth of the average pear yield failed to regain the momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2018, the total area harvested in terms of pears production in India stood at ha, approximately mirroring 2017 figures. Over the period under review, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of % year-to-year. The pear harvested area peaked at ha in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2018, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The value of the pear market in India shrank to $ in 2018, falling 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, however, recorded a perceptible reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $ in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2018, consumption failed to regain the momentum.