Between 2009 and 2012

Peru: Citrus shipments recorded an annual growth of 31%

Between January and August 2012, Peruvian exports of mandarins recorded an increase of 35% over the same period of 2011, totaling a value of USD 50 million.

Similarly, a study done by the Foreign Trade Society of Peru (COMEXPERU) indicated that between 2009 and 2012, in the period from January to August, there was an average annual growth of 31%.

As for its major destinations, from January to August 2012, shipments of Peruvian mandarins were directed mainly to the UK, which took 33.3% of total exports of mandarins (USD 16.6 million), followed by Canada (21.3%, USD 10.6 million) and U.S. (19,2%, USD 10 million).

Among the major companies exporting this product, Consorcio de Productores de Fruta S.A, led the ranking (in this same period) with a value of USD 20.3 million, supported by Procesadora Larán SAC, with U.S. USD 10.9 million and Compañía de Exportaciones y Negocios Generales (COEXA) with USD 2.5 million.

Source: Agraria.pe


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