Cottonseed Market Overview in Algeria
In value terms, cottonseed production expanded notably to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production recorded a notable expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $. From 2012 to 2019, production growth failed to regain the momentum.
The average yield of cottonseed in Algeria totaled kg per ha in 2019, approximately mirroring the previous year's figure. Overall, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.
In 2019, the harvested area of cottonseed in Algeria was estimated at ha, remaining constant against the year before. Over the period under review, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern.
The value of the cottonseed market in Algeria shrank significantly to $ in 2019, declining 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, however, showed measured growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of % y-o-y. Cottonseed consumption peaked at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.