In other words, it’s impossible to tell how the market will turn out this year. Spanish garlic is much cheaper than the Chinese, but that might change when Spain runs out. This will likely affect the Chinese market.
Many traders let Chinese produce pass them by because of the price, some of them having reverted to Spanish crop. Others say that, due to differences in both taste and quality, there’s no comparing the two countries.
How it will all turn out remains to be seen.