Ginger Market in Japan
In value terms, ginger production reduced to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production continues to indicate resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when the production volume increased by %. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $ in 2017; however, from 2018 to , production remained at a lower figure.
The average yield of ginger in Japan reached tons per ha in , almost unchanged from the previous year's figure. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average ginger yield attained the maximum level at tons per ha in 2016; however, from 2017 to , the yield stood 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 , the total area harvested in terms of ginger production in Japan shrank modestly to ha, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. In general, the harvested area saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when the harvested area increased by %. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of ha. From 2010 to , the growth of the ginger harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The revenue of the ginger market in Japan was estimated at $ in , surging 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 +% over the period from 2007 to ; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.