Currant And Gooseberry Market in Japan
In value terms, currant and gooseberry production contracted notably to $ in estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production showed a abrupt decrease. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $. from 2019 to , production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.
The average yield of currants and gooseberries in Japan shrank significantly to tonnes per ha in , waning by -% compared with the year before. Over the period under review, the yield, however, continues to indicate pronounced growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of % y-o-y. As a result, the yield attained the peak level of tonnes per ha. from 2019 to , the growth of the average currant and gooseberry 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 , approx. ha of currants and gooseberries were harvested in Japan; increasing by % on the previous year's figure. In general, the harvested area, however, saw a abrupt contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when the harvested area increased by % against the previous year. The currant and gooseberry harvested area peaked at ha in 2014; however, from 2015 to , the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The value of the currant and gooseberry market in Japan declined rapidly 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). Overall, consumption saw a deep setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $ in 2012; however, from 2013 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.