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Peruvian onion exports reached $94 million

Between January and November of this year, Peruvian fresh onion exports reached 266,981,413 kilos with a value of $93,968,888, reflecting increases of 20.9 percent in volume and 12.3 percent in value over the same time last year.

In 2020, Peru exported 220,859,866 kilos worth $83,638,432 for January through November.

According to the Agro data portal and released by Agraria, the main destination was the U.S., where $59.7 million, or 64 percent, of the shipments went in 2021.

It should be noted that during the 12 months of 2020, Peruvian fresh onion exports totaled 262,638,264 kilos worth $99,383,170, so the yearly figures will change once December 2021 is tabulated.

Marco Campos is Media Coordinator, Latin America for Blue Book Services