Peach And Nectarine Market Overview in Africa
In value terms, peach and nectarine production skyrocketed to $ in estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to ; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to , production failed to regain the momentum.
The countries with the highest volumes of peach and nectarine production in were Egypt ( tonnes), Algeria ( tonnes) and Morocco ( tonnes), together accounting for % of total production.
From 2007 to , the most notable rate of growth in terms of peach and nectarine production, amongst the key producing countries, was attained by Morocco, while peach and nectarine production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
In , the average peach and nectarine yield in Africa rose slightly to tonnes per ha, picking up by % against the year before. The yield figure 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 2011 with an increase of % against the previous year. The level of yield peaked in and is expected to retain growth in the near future. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
The peach and nectarine harvested area amounted to ha in , leveling off at 2019 figures. Overall, the harvested area, however, continues to indicate a mild downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of % year-to-year. The level of harvested area peaked at ha in 2010; however, from 2011 to , the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The size of the peach and nectarine market in Africa rose remarkably 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). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. The level of consumption peaked in and is likely to continue growth in years to come.
From 2007 to , the biggest increases were in Morocco, while peach and nectarine consumption for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
In value terms, the largest peach and nectarine markets in Africa were Egypt ($), Algeria ($) and Morocco ($), together accounting for % of the total market.
Algeria saw the highest rates of growth with regard to market size, in terms of the main consuming countries over the period under review, while peach and nectarine market for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
In , the highest levels of peach and nectarine per capita consumption was registered in Tunisia ( kg per person), followed by Algeria ( kg per person), Morocco ( kg per person) and Egypt ( kg per person), while the world average per capita consumption of peach and nectarine was estimated at kg per person.
From 2007 to , the average annual rate of growth in terms of the peach and nectarine per capita consumption in Tunisia totaled +%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Algeria (+% per year) and Morocco (+% per year).