Thursday, June 8, 2023

They promote actions in favor of strengthening floriculture

In the country, there are more than 7,000 growers dedicated to the cultivation of cut flowers and ornamental plants. That is why the Association of Exporters is promoting strategic actions in favor of strengthening floriculture, with the aim of making our offer accessible to more markets, one of which is the removal of sanitary barriers, the work of the National Service of Agrarian Health (Senasa). ,

According to Export Panorama, flower shipments in the world in the first quarter of the year totaled $2 million 072,000, an increase of 12% compared to the same period last year ($1 million 857,000), the manager of Agroexports told Business Union, from Claudia Solano.

Despite being one of the most affected sectors due to COVID-19 at the beginning of the pandemic; However, it was able to do so thanks to the continuous work of its members, said the executive, recalling that in Peru, the main flower producing regions are located in Junín, Ancash, Huanuco, Cajamarca, Lima (province), Ica, Cusco Are. , Arequipa and San Martin, he said.

Regarding the current Mother’s Day campaign, a holiday that is celebrated in a large number of countries, he expressed confidence that the April figures are also auspicious as are the results for the first quarter of the year.

He recalled that in 2021 the health authority of Peru had granted access to the wax flowers to Colombia and a few months earlier to the Brazilian market.

According to data from the Edex Data Trade Business Intelligence System, in the last five years, considering only the January-March period, Peruvian flower remittances achieved positive behavior despite internal and external factors that affected the sector : 8% in 2019, 3% in 2020, 21% in 2021, 2% in 2022 and 12% in 2023.

At another time, he indicated that, out of a total of 14 destinations, the United States (USA) led the ranking with $1 million 346,000 (64.9% share and 13.5% growth).

In second place, the Netherlands was located with $198,781 (a concentration of 9.5% and a decrease of 35.4%), he said.

Japan ($82,101), Taiwan ($81,561), Canada ($81,388), China, Spain, the United Kingdom, Costa Rica and Chile rounded out the top ten.

In this group, Canada and Chile closed in the red (with -35% and -0.07% respectively), Edex said, while Taiwan posted an impressive 6,696.4% gain.

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