2017 Peruvian food exports to Arab League: up 25%

Peruvian food exports to the 22 countries of the Arab League grew year-on-year by 25% to $ 33.2 million last year, as reported by the Lima Chamber of Commerce's Foreign Trade Center on Wednesday.

Andina.com.pe reported that according to Foreign Trade Center Manager Carlos Garcia, fresh Peruvian pomegranates were certainly in high demand in Arab markets.  Exports of fresh pomegranates stood at $ 5.1 million.

Of this group, the main export destination was the United Arab Emirates (21%), followed by Saudi Arabia (20%), Morocco (15%), and Algeria (11%).

Publication date: 2/16/2018


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