Fresh or chilled asparagus account for half of Peru's air shipments

According to the Peruvian Foreign Trade Society (Comex Peru), Peru exported 74,774 tons of agricultural food products by air between January and October, i.e. 8.1% more than in the same period of the previous year.

Fresh or chilled asparagus are the main Peruvian products exported by air. In fact, the total dispatched by this modality amounted to 36,922 tons, accounting for 49.38% of Peru's air exports.

Peru exported 8,816 tons of products in October 2021, this is 0.1% less than in the same month of 2020.

In October of this year, the main products dispatched by air were: Fresh or refrigerated asparagus, which totaled 5,176 tons (-16.5%); fresh or dried mangoes, with 218 tons (+ 561.9%); fresh blueberries, with 209 tons (-14.4%); and fresh or chilled peas, with 136 tons (-6.8%); among others.

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