Apricot Market in Kazakhstan
In value terms, apricot production declined significantly to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, showed a perceptible expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 when the production volume increased by %. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $ in 2012; however, from 2013 to , production failed to regain momentum.
In , the average yield of apricots in Kazakhstan dropped slightly to tons per ha, remaining stable against figures. Overall, the yield, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when the yield increased by % against the previous year. As a result, the yield attained the peak level of tons per ha. From 2010 to , the growth of the average apricot yield failed to regain momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
The apricot harvested area in Kazakhstan dropped modestly to ha in , which is down by -% compared with figures. Over the period under review, the total harvested area indicated a prominent expansion from 2007 to : its figure 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, apricot harvested area increased by +% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of %. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to apricot production reached the peak figure at ha in , and then fell slightly in the following year.
The revenue of the apricot market in Kazakhstan soared to $ in , growing 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 saw a prominent expansion. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. From 2015 to , the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.