Non-traditional agro-industrial exports from Peru were the most outstanding in the world, reaching US$3,579 million between January and June 2022, a variation of 11.2% and representing 88.6% of the total, the Association of Exporters (Edex) reported.
Supply was fresh grapes (US$595,479,000) with an increase of 17.2%, followed by avocados with US$518,471,000 (-16.2%) and fresh or dried mangoes with US$207,519,000 (-9.1%).
USA took the lead grade 1,162,955,000 USD, an increase of 25.6% and participation of 32.4%, he noted.
In second place was the Netherlands (US$554,027,000) with a decrease of 2.1%, followed by Spain, Ecuador, Chile, China, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Canada.
The association also detailed that Peru’s agricultural exports (traditional and non-traditional) amounted to about US$4,039 million in the first half of 2022, registering a growth of 20.6% compared to the same period last year.
The United States of America (USA) remained the dominant market, concentrating 31.3% of the total, Edex reported.
North American destinations primarily sought fresh grapes ($297,146,000), avocado ($115,494,000), coffee ($101,475,000), cranberries ($86,336,000), fresh asparagus ($78,774,000) and fresh mango ($52 million, 489,000) .
In top ten Two items closed in red were seen: fresh asparagus (-9.5%) and fresh mango (-17.9%); And the other 2 with three-digit growth: coffee (298.4%) and blueberries (103.6%), he highlighted.
According to the Edex Data Trade Commercial Intelligence System, traditional agricultural remittances totaled US$459,750,000, an increase of 252.8% and accounted for 11.4% of the total.
He added that the US (US$102,316,000) ranks first with a growth of 287.4% and a concentration of 22.2%.
Also, he highlighted first five Germany (US$98,028,000), Belgium (US$47,805,000), Colombia and Sweden, edex specified.