Grapes, blueberries, and avocados accounted for 37.4% of the total value of Peruvian agricultural exports in 2020

Peruvian agro-exports in 2020 increased by 6.1% over 2019, totaling 7.52 billion dollars, according to the Peruvian Foreign Trade Society (ComexPeru). Traditional agricultural shipments amounted to 725 million dollars in 2020, i.e. 5.4% less than in the previous year, while agricultural and/or agro-industrial shipments (non-traditional) totaled 6.795 billion dollars (+7.5 %).

According to ComexPeru, the main destination of Peruvian agro-exports in 2020 was the United States, with 2.672 million dollars (+ 8%), concentrating 36% of total shipments. It was followed by the Netherlands with 1.126 million dollars (+ 7.7%) and 15% of the total.

Other important destination markets were Spain with 457 million dollars (+ 11.7%) and 6% of the total; the United Kingdom with 345 million dollars (+ 2.9%) and a 5% share; Germany with 255 million dollars (-2.3%) and 3% of the total; and Ecuador with 234 million dollars (-20.5%) and a 3% share.

The most outstanding agricultural and/or agro-industrial (non-traditional) products sent were the fresh grapes with 1.055 billion dollars (+20.2%); fresh blueberries with 998 million dollars (+22.5%); fresh avocados with 757 million dollars (-0.02%); fresh or chilled asparagus with 383 million dollars (-4.4%); and fresh mangoes with 281 million dollars (+7.8%).

 

Source: agraria.pe 


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