Brazil: Annual Fresh Deciduous Fruit Report

For market year (MY) 2018/2019 (January – December 2019), Post revises its apple production estimate down to 1.07 million metric tons (MMT), a 2-percent drop compared to the previous year. For MY 2019/2020 (January – December 2020), apple production is forecast to increase two percent to 1.095 MMT. Post estimates a decrease of 4 percent for pear imports in MY 2018/2019 (January – December 2019), compared to the previous year. For grapes, production is projected to decreased by 10.5 percent to 1.425 MMT in MY 2018/2019 (October 2018 – September 2019), compared to 1.592 MMT the prior year. Post forecasts continued decreases for MY 2019/2020 (October 2019 – September 2020) if weather conditions do not improve.

Brazil: Annual Fresh Deciduous Fruit Report