Peruvian fresh onion exports fell significantly in value and volume in early 2022.
In order to comply with trade agreements with the U.S. and Canada, Mexico will prohibit subcontracting of day laborers in the avocado and berry industries, Reuters reported.
Peruvian limes have seen steady growth and benefitted from health trends during the pandemic.
From January to March this year, imports of agricultural products in the U.S. totaled $19.6 billion, 18 percent more compared to the same period the previous year.
Peruvian Hass avocado exports should reach 515,000 tons this season, reflecting an increase of 6.6 percent compared to the 483,000 tons shipped the previous campaign.
Imports of peppers into the U.S. from Mexico registered a year on year drop 8.5 percent in the first quarter of 2022, to $513 million.
Robert Sanchez, Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, told Agraria that Peruvian table grapes’ good performance in the first months this year would make it possible to reach a new export record of $1.4 billion.
Three hundred and fifty banana producers from the Mexican municipalities of San Rafael and Martinez de la Torre, located in the center of Veracruz, are facing the worst marketing crisis in the last 30 years.
Climate conditions have caused a delay to the start of the grape season that is expected to generate $425 million in the Sonora, Mexico region.
In the first four months of 2022, Peruvian avocado exports dropped 11 percent in volume and 25 percent in value from 2021.