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Peruvian agroexports increased 17.6%

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Peruvian agroexports (traditional and non-traditional) totaled $7.83 billion between January and October 2022, reflecting an increase of 17.6 percent compared to the same period last year, as reported by Agraria, citing the Association of Exporters (ADEX).

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Agro-industrial shipments totaled close to $6.739 billion, reflecting an increase of 10.3 percent. With the most important product being blueberries with $1.11 billion, reflecting an increase of 23.8 percent and a participation of 16.5 percent of the total sector.

Of the total 130 markets, the U.S. led with just over $2.365 billion, reflecting an increase of 17.8 percent and concentration 35.1 percent of total shipments. The Netherlands and Spain followed in second and third, despite decreasing 3.8 percent and 2.7 percent, respectively.

Ecuador, China, Chile, the UK, Mexico, Hong Kong, and Colombia completed the top 10 positions.

Traditional agricultural shipments totaled close to $1.091 billion, an increase of 97.2 percent thanks to greater coffee shipments. Following from afar were cane sugars, cane molasses, hides and skins, and others.

These shipments reached 58 destinations, led by the U.S. with $252,239,000 (an increase of 73.9 percent), Germany with $223,464,000 (increase of 122.8 percent), and Belgium with $128,512,000 (179.4 percent), which together obtained a 55.3 percent share. They were followed by Colombia, Canada, Sweden, Italy, the UK, the Netherlands, and South Korea.


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