Tunisian revenues from fruit exports rise more than 24%

According to the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries , the nation’s fruit exports saw their value figures in the current season (January 2- September 17) jump 24. 3%.

Export quantities (up until September 17) surged 39.4%, reaching 35,497 tons against 25,459 tons during the same period in the previous season. Libya is the top importer of summer fruits with 22,777 tons up to September 17 in comparison with 16, 323 tons in the previous season (+ 40%).

Melons are the most exported fruits to Libya (7,733 tons) followed by apricots (2,952 tons). Italy is the second importer with quantities and value growing 114% (6,000 tons) and 63.2%, respectively.

Source: africanmanager.com


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