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Peruvian onion exports fall in value and volume in early 2022

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Peruvian fresh onion exports fell significantly in value and volume in early 2022.

Mexico to prohibit subcontracting of avocado, berry pickers

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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 lime exports keep growing

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Peruvian limes have seen steady growth and benefitted from health trends during the pandemic.

Peruvian ag exports to U.S. exceed $1 billion in a quarter for first time

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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 avocado exports to reach 515,000 tons this season

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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.

U.S. Mexican pepper imports fell by 8.5% in Q1

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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.

Peruvian table grape exports to reach $1.4 billion in 2022

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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.

Mexican banana producers abandon crops because of low prices

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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.

Mexican grape season faces delays

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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.

Peruvian avocado exports drop in early 2022

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In the first four months of 2022, Peruvian avocado exports dropped 11 percent in volume and 25 percent in value from 2021.