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Asia: Cucumber And Gherkin Market 2023

Cucumber And Gherkin Market Size in Asia

After three years of growth, the Asian cucumber and gherkin market decreased by -4.2% to $X in 2021. The total consumption indicated a strong expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +7.6% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption increased by +14.6% against 2016 indices. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2020, and then contracted in the following year.

Cucumber And Gherkin Production in Asia

In value terms, cucumber and gherkin production shrank to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, recorded strong growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when the production volume increased by 102% against the previous year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2020, and then contracted in the following year.

China (X tons) constituted the country with the largest volume of cucumber and gherkin production, comprising approx. 89% of total volume. It was followed by Turkey (X tons), with a 2.4% share of total production.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume in China totaled +3.6%.

The average cucumber and gherkin yield declined to X tons per ha in 2021, flattening at 2020. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +2.7% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the yield increased by 5% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the cucumber and gherkin yield reached the maximum level at X tons per ha in 2020, and then dropped modestly in the following year. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, the total area harvested in terms of cucumbers and gherkins production in Asia reduced slightly to X ha, stabilizing at 2020. Overall, the harvested area, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2020 when the harvested area increased by 2.8%. As a result, the harvested area reached the peak level of X ha, and then shrank slightly in the following year.

Cucumber And Gherkin Exports

Exports in Asia

In 2021, overseas shipments of cucumbers and gherkins increased by 14% to X tons for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. Overall, exports, however, saw a noticeable descent. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when exports increased by 16%. Over the period under review, the exports attained the maximum at X tons in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, cucumber and gherkin exports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. In general, exports, however, showed a pronounced contraction. The level of export peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Afghanistan (X tons) and Turkey (X tons) represented the key exporters of cucumbers and gherkins in 2021, finishing at near 33% and 28% of total exports, respectively. It was distantly followed by China (X tons), Malaysia (X tons) and Iran (X tons), together making up a 27% share of total exports. The following exporters - Uzbekistan (X tons) and Azerbaijan (X tons) - together made up 5.7% of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Afghanistan (with a CAGR of +122.1%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Turkey ($X), China ($X) and Afghanistan ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, together comprising 71% of total exports.

Among the main exporting countries, Afghanistan, with a CAGR of +83.3%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Asia amounted to $X per ton, surging by 4.1% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, saw a mild shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the export price increased by 6.2%. The level of export peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the export prices failed to regain momentum.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was China ($X per ton), while Afghanistan ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China (+18.4%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cucumber And Gherkin Imports

Imports in Asia

In 2021, approx. X tons of cucumbers and gherkins were imported in Asia; surging by 10% on the previous year. In general, imports continue to indicate a strong expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of 97%. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, cucumber and gherkin imports expanded remarkably to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports recorded a prominent increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of 64%. The level of import peaked in 2021 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

Iraq was the main importer of cucumbers and gherkins in Asia, with the volume of imports finishing at X tons, which was approx. 57% of total imports in 2021. Pakistan (X tons) held the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by Singapore (X tons). All these countries together held near 27% share of total imports. The following importers - Qatar (X tons), Hong Kong SAR (X tons) and Georgia (X tons) - each reached a 5.5% share of total imports.

Imports into Iraq increased at an average annual rate of +46.5% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Pakistan (+102.2%), Georgia (+3.4%), Hong Kong SAR (+3.3%) and Qatar (+3.3%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Pakistan emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Asia, with a CAGR of +102.2% from 2012-2021. Singapore experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. Iraq (+52 p.p.) and Pakistan (+22 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while Georgia, Hong Kong SAR, Qatar and Singapore saw its share reduced by -1.9%, -2%, -2.6% and -9.8% from 2012 to 2021, respectively.

In value terms, Iraq ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported cucumbers and gherkins in Asia, comprising 59% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Pakistan ($X), with a 7.9% share of total imports. It was followed by Singapore, with a 7.1% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Iraq amounted to +45.3%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Pakistan (+83.7% per year) and Singapore (+3.4% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in Asia amounted to $X per ton, which is down by -2.9% against the previous year. In general, the import price continues to indicate a perceptible downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the import price increased by 6.8% against the previous year. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per ton. From 2015 to 2021, the import prices failed to regain momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Hong Kong SAR ($X per ton), while Pakistan ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Hong Kong SAR (+8.8%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cucumbers and gherkins in Asia?
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China remains the largest cucumber and gherkin consuming country in Asia, comprising approx. 89% of total volume. It was followed by Turkey, with a 2.3% share of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of cucumbers and gherkins in Asia?
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The country with the largest volume of cucumber and gherkin production was China, comprising approx. 89% of total volume. It was followed by Turkey, with a 2.4% share of total production.
What are the leading exporters of cucumbers and gherkins in Asia?
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In value terms, the largest cucumber and gherkin supplying countries in Asia were Turkey, China and Afghanistan, together comprising 71% of total exports.
What are the leading importers of cucumbers and gherkins in Asia?
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In value terms, Iraq constitutes the largest market for imported cucumbers and gherkins in Asia, comprising 59% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Pakistan, with a 7.9% share of total imports. It was followed by Singapore, with a 7.1% share.
What is the average export price for cucumbers and gherkins in Asia?
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The export price in Asia stood at $618 per ton in 2021, with an increase of 4.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cucumbers and gherkins in Asia?
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The import price in Asia stood at $419 per ton in 2021, dropping by -2.9% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cucumber and gherkin market in Asia. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 397 - Cucumbers and gherkins

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Asia, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Asia
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Afghanistan
• Armenia
• Azerbaijan
• Bahrain
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• China
• Hong Kong SAR
• Macao SAR
• Cyprus
• Georgia
• India
• Indonesia
• Iran
• Iraq
• Israel
• Japan
• Jordan
• Kazakhstan
• Kuwait
• Kyrgyzstan
• Lebanon
• Malaysia
• Maldives
• Mongolia
• Myanmar
• Nepal
• Oman
• Pakistan
• Palestine
• Philippines
• Qatar
• Saudi Arabia
• Singapore
• South Korea
• Sri Lanka
• Syrian Arab Republic
• Taiwan (Chinese)
• Tajikistan
• Thailand
• Timor-Leste
• Turkey
• Turkmenistan
• United Arab Emirates
• Uzbekistan
• Vietnam
• Yemen
• Lao People's Democratic Republic
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2022
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Yield And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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