The Far East consolidates itself as the first destination for Chilean shipments

Chilean fruit exports to Asia increased by 18%

According to data provided by the Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile AG (ASOEX), Chile has exported 2,035,911 tons of fresh fruits to date, i.e. 0.38% more than in the same period of the 2019/2020 campaign.

The Far East consolidates its position as the first destination for Chilean fruit shipments, as it received 685,911 tons (33.7% of the total), and registered a 17.97% increase. It was followed by the United States with 539,119 tons (26.5%), and an 11.8% contraction in purchases.

Shipments to Europe amounted to 405,323 tons (19.9% of the total), decreasing 13.2% over the 2019-2020 financial year; Chilean fruit exports to Latin America reached 314,107 tons (15.4%), decreasing 2.79%.

Chile exported 52,389 tons (2.6% of the total) to the Middle East and 39,063 tons (1.9%) to Canada, i.e. 33.99% less and 3.4% more than in the previous campaign, respectively.

To date, Chile's main fruit exports have been table grapes (which accounted for 26.3% of total shipments), apples (20.7%), cherries (17, 3%), plums (6.0%), blueberries (5.8%), pears (5.0%), kiwis (4.0%), nectarines (3.5%), and avocados (3.5%).



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