Ginger Market Overview in Taiwan (Chinese)
In value terms, ginger production declined to $ in estimated in export prices. In general, production showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Ginger production peaked at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to , production failed to regain the momentum.
The average yield of ginger in Taiwan (Chinese) contracted modestly to tonnes per ha in , stabilizing at 2019. Overall, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the yield increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average ginger yield attained the maximum level at tonnes per ha in 2012; however, from 2013 to , the yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
The ginger harvested area in Taiwan (Chinese) fell slightly to ha in , reducing by -% compared with the previous year. In general, the harvested area continues to indicate a pronounced decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when the harvested area increased by % year-to-year. The ginger harvested area peaked at ha in 2011; however, from 2012 to , the harvested area remained at a lower figure.
The revenue of the ginger market in Taiwan (Chinese) declined significantly to $ in , dropping 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 saw a mild curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of % y-o-y. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. from 2012 to , the growth of the market failed to regain the momentum.