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Horticulture and Australia in 2019

Horticulture and Australia in 2019

2020-08-17

Overview

When it comes to horticulture and the production and trade, it can be concluded that Australia is a nation that remains pretty active. Not only does it deal with fruits, vegetables and nuts, it also produces and supplies other horticultural products such as cut flowers, nurseries and turf.

Statistical Data of Horticulture

As of 2019:

  1. The wholesale value of the fresh supply of products was $14.4 billion. Out of this, $8.5 billion went into retail and $1.8 billion was reserved for food service.
  2. 6.73 million tonnes of agricultural products were produced in this nation. Moreover, $14.4 billion was the value of the total items.
  3. The supply per capita was recorded at 162 kg. This figure is solely based on the volume supplied.

All Fresh Horticulture International Trade

Australia declares itself to be a net exporter of fresh horticultural goods. For the year ending in 2019, the country has exported over 826,669 tonnes of fresh horticultural products. However, this figure excludes the presence of nursery, turf and flower categories. In the graph below, the imports are represented in negative tonnes.

australian imports and exports of horticulture

Fresh Exports in 2019

Fresh Imports of Horticulture in 2019

fresh imports of horticulture in australia

Fresh Supply of Horticulture in 2019

horticulture production in australia

Article by: Hari Yellina (Orchard Tech)