Pear Market Overview in Qatar
In value terms, pear production skyrocketed to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a buoyant expansion. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The average yield of pears in Qatar was estimated at kg per ha in 2019, almost unchanged from the year before. In general, the yield showed 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 2019, the total area harvested in terms of pears production in Qatar amounted to ha, approximately equating the previous year. Overall, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern.
The revenue of the pear market in Qatar expanded remarkably to $ in 2019, 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 showed a sharp curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $ in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.