According to statistics prepared by the Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile AG (ASOEX), based on data provided by Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG), by week 1- 2020 (as of January 5, 2020) Chile has exported a total of 538,032 tons of fresh fruit in the campaign, a figure 9.29% lower than in the 2018-2019 campaign.
Blueberries: The country exported 56,005 tons, i.e. 0.57% less when compared to week 1-2019. In terms of markets, the United States leads shipments with 25,839 tons, followed by Europe with 17,552 tons, the Far East with 11,012 tons, Canada with 1,484 tons, the Middle East with 64 tons, and Latin America with 54 tons.
Plums: The country has exported 2,502 tons of plums, i.e. 24.84% less than on the same date of the previous season. Latin America is the main destination market with 1,066 tons. It is followed by the United States with 841 tons, the Far East with 262 tons, Canada with 201 tons, and Europe with 132 tons.
Apricots: Chile exported 875 tons to the different markets of the world, -2.58% when compared to the same period of the previous campaign. The United States is the main destination with 519 tons, followed by Canada with 176 tons, Latin America with 143 tons, and Europe with 37 tons.
Peaches: 7,771 tons have been exported, i.e. 4.56% less over the previous year. The United States is the main market for Chilean peaches with 4,321 tons, followed by Latin America with 2,505 tons, Canada with 618 tons, Europe with 326 tons, and the Far East with 1 ton.
Nectarines: Nectarine exports amount to 13,590 tons, i.e. 11.82% more when compared to week 1 of 2019. The Far East is the main destination with 5,903 tons, followed by the United States with 2,878 tons, Latin America with 2,866 tons, Europe with 1,329 tons, Canada with 517 tons, and the Middle East with 96 tons.
Table grapes: The country has exported 18,279 tons of table grapes, i.e. 22.64% less when compared to 2018-2019. The United States is the main market with 14,667 tons, followed by the Far East with 2,408 tons, Latin America with 647 tons, Canada with 384 tons, and Europe with 174 tons.