According to the Association of Citrus Producers of South Africa (CGA), Morocco has become the third biggest exporter of mandarins globally. The report takes into consideration the annual average of exports between 2015 and 2020 as well as forecasts for 2021. In this period Morocco exported, on average, over 508,000 tons of mandarins annually.
Turkey has overtaken China to become the top exporter of mandarins, with an annual average of 759,000 tons, while the latter averages at 644,000 tons annually. Morocco, as reported, took third place, followed by South Africa with its average annual mandarin export of 294,000 tons. In fifth place stood the European Union, with average annual exports of 98,000 tons of mandarins.