Piper Pepper Market Overview in Uzbekistan
In value terms, piper pepper production shrank to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a pronounced downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of % year-to-year. Uzbekistan production peaked at $ in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The average yield of piper pepper in Uzbekistan reached kg per ha in 2019, stabilizing at 2018. Over the period under review, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of kg per ha. From 2009 to 2019, the growth of the piper pepper yield remained at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2019, approx. ha of piper pepper were harvested in Uzbekistan; leveling off at the previous year's figure. Overall, the harvested area recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when the harvested area increased by % y-o-y. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of ha. From 2017 to 2019, the growth of the piper pepper harvested area remained at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the piper pepper market in Uzbekistan plummeted to $ in 2019, which is down 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 deep contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Uzbekistan consumption peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.