Kiwi Fruit Market Overview in China
In value terms, kiwi fruit production expanded sharply to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production saw a buoyant increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Kiwi fruit production peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.
In 2019, the average kiwi fruit yield in China fell modestly to tonnes per ha, approximately reflecting the year before. In general, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average kiwi fruit yield reached the peak level at tonnes per ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, the 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.
The kiwi fruit harvested area in China rose notably to ha in 2019, picking up by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area posted a prominent increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the harvested area increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to kiwi fruit production reached the peak figure at ha in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The size of the kiwi fruit market in China rose rapidly 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). In general, consumption continues to indicate a resilient expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.