Morocco exports 62 percent fewer tomatoes to the EU

According to data provided by the Observatory of Prices and Markets of the Junta de Andalucia, in week 12, the Kingdom of Morocco sales of tomatoes to the European Union (EU) decreased by 62 percent when compared to the previous season.

The average price of the Moroccan tomatoes exported to the EU under quota during said week, from March 16 to the 22, was 0.87 Euro per kilo, 3 percent more than in the previous week and 30 percent more than in the last season.

Exports under quota have amounted to 4.54 million kilos, 40 percent lower than in the previous week and 62 percent lower than in the previous season.

Morocco distributed 23.42 million kilos of tomatoes in the EU between March 1 and March 22, i.e. 56 percent of their monthly quota.

During the month of March Morocco has an export quota of 42,150,000 kilos of tomatoes to the EU.

Zucchini
In the analysed week, zucchini exports amounted to 1.11 million kilos with an average price of 1.08 Euro per kilo.

The average price fell by 7 per cent from the previous week.

The volume of zucchini exported by Morocco under quota is 22 percent lower than in the previous week.

Morocco distributed 26.09 million kilos of zucchini in the EU between March 1 and March 22, i.e. about 50 percent of the total quota available until April 20.

The minimum entry price of the Moroccan zucchini in the month of March is 0.413 Euro per kilo.



Source: Hortoinfo


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