Last year Morocco exported a record 1,443.82 million kilos of fruits and vegetables to the European Union, i.e. 16.92% more than in 2019 and 33.49% more than five years before. The value of these exports stood at 1,993.02 million euro, 22.85% more than in the previous year and 41.84% more than five years ago, according to data prepared by Hortoinfo based on information from the Euroestacom statistical service (Icex-Eurostat).
Morocco exported 792.8 million kilos of vegetables worth 971.95 million euro to the EU, and 651.02 million kilos of fruits for 961.08 million euro.
Morocco's main export product in 2020 was the tomato with 434.87 million kilos (the quota is 350 million kilos) worth 529.85 million euro. The average price of the tomato that Morocco sold to the EU was € 1,218/kg.
Watermelon's ranked second. Morocco exported 214.17 million kilos of watermelons to the Member States for 138.43 million euro, at an average price of € 0.646/kg.
Pepper ranked third with 120.49 million kilos worth 117.5 million euro, and an average price of € 0.975/kg.
They were followed by oranges, with 74.86 million kilos, 57.66 million euros, and an average price of 0.77 euros per kilo; and clementines with 58.58 million kilos worth 52.78 million euro, and an average price of € 0.9/kg.