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Peruvian mandarin exports grow in 2021

From January to November 2021, Peruvian mandarin exports reached 230,953 tons for $292 million, reflecting a 10 percent increase in volume and 13 percent increase in value.

According to Agraria, the main destinations were the U.S. (43 percent share), the United Kingdom (14 percent share), and the Netherlands (12 percent share).

For the U.S., 99,525 tons were shipped worth $133 million, reflecting 8 percent less in volume and 3 percent less in value when compared to the previous year.

The reduction in imports of Peruvian mandarins was explained by the greater domestic production of by the U.S., which reached 909,000, 6 percent more than the previous year.

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