Overview of Peruvian fruits and vegetables exports in the U.S. market, complemented by charts from Agronometrics. Original published on September 27, 2021.
Avocados saw a 43 percent increase in exports while grapes rose by 33 percent.
Looking at other fruit major categories, mangoes, mandarins, and blueberries all also saw year-on-year increases in export value.
Most fruit exports were sent to the U.S., which imported $681 million – an uptick of 14 percent and a 29 percent share. In second place was the Netherlands with $581 million, marking an increase of 37 percent and a 25 percent share.
Spain, Chile, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, South Korea, China, Canada and Russia completed the top ten.
Vegetable exports grew by 15 percent to US$480 million. Its leading items were asparagus (US$260 million), artichokes (US$58 million), ginger (US$43 million), onions (US$ 33million) and olives (US$23 million).
The U.S. was again the main importer, receiving $235 million of shipments, showing a 12 percent increase and a 49 percent share. This was following by Spain, which saw an 11 percent increase an a 13 percent share.
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