Peru is continuing its strategic plan to consolidate its exports in Asian markets such as Vietnam. In that southeast Asian nation, its food exports grew by 18.8% between January and October 2021. The sector recorded sales of US$4.6 million, a significant figure compared to its sales of almost 3 million dollars in 2020.
Fresh grapes are among the most sought-after Peruvian products in Vietnam, with exports growing by 32.9% between January and October 2021 compared to the same period in 2020. This fruit is the third most important in this market, with a volume of 143,056 million tons last year, and Peruvian grapes are steadily increasing their share.
It is worth highlighting the high fruit and vegetable consumption in Vietnam, with 104 kg of fruit and 204 kg of vegetables per capita per year, representing 300% and 52.2% more than the global average respectively.