Since 2015, Spain's fruit and veg imports from Morocco have doubled

Between January and October, the Spanish import of fruits and vegetables from Morocco has totaled 450.04 million kilos; a figure that, according to data from the statistical service ESTACOM (ICEX-Tax Agency), doubles the volume imported during that same period in 2015 (219.65 million kilos).

The product that was bought the most during the first ten months of the year was watermelons, with 88.6 million kilos; 189.83% more than between January and October 2015.

The second biggest product in terms of imported volume has been green beans, with 64.29 million kilos; 4.31% more than in 2015.

With 58.77 million kilos, 183.87% more than between January and October 2015, tomatoes have been Spain's third most imported Moroccan product.

Next in the ranking, we find peppers, with 50.57 million kilos; 71.26% more than in the first ten months of 2015.

Oranges rank fifth with 44.35 million kilos; an increase of 326.37%.

Melon imports have also increased by 83.87%, reaching 9.03 million kilos between January and October 2020.

As for cucumbers, there has been an 18.39% increase in imports between January and October 2020, with a volume totaling 3.58 million kilos.

 

Source: hortoinfo.es


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