Barley Market Overview in Kazakhstan
In value terms, barley production shrank to $ in estimated in export prices. In general, production continues to indicate mild growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of % against the previous year. Barley production peaked at $ in 2018; however, from 2019 to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The average yield of barley in Kazakhstan stood at tonnes per ha in , therefore, remained relatively stable against 2019 figures. Over the period under review, the yield continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the yield increased by % y-o-y. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of tonnes per ha. from 2012 to , the growth of the average barley 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.
In , the total area harvested in terms of barley production in Kazakhstan expanded slightly to ha, with an increase of % on 2019 figures. Overall, the total harvested area indicated temperate growth from 2007 to : its figure increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on figures, barley harvested area increased by +% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the harvested area increased by % year-to-year. The barley harvested area peaked in and is likely to continue growth in the near future.
The value of the barley market in Kazakhstan dropped 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 recorded a temperate expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2018; however, from 2019 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.