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Peruvian Avocado Exports Flourished in 2016

Tuesday January 17, 2017

According to the Association of Peruvian Exporters, Peruvian avocado exports have flourished in 2016. The Association´s data and statistics system asserted that this is the fourth year in row that it´s seen this positive growth.

Four years ago in 2013, avocado exports totaled US$184.4 million. This has increased substantially over the last years, reaching a total of US$445.7 million at the end of 2016.

These high numbers of avocado exports show the importance that the fruit has in Peru´s trade system. In fact, avocados make up 10.9% of Peru´s total agricultural exports. (more…)

Peru, second biggest exporter of avocados

Friday February 20, 2015

According to the Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Peru has grown in 15 years into the second biggest exporter of the delicious green vegetable; the avocado. The biggest exporter of avocados is Mexico. The 3rd biggest is Chile, closely followed by South Africa.

Peru gained in 2014, 308 million USD with the export of 177,800 tons of avocados. It´s a record!
How did Peru achieve this? A good environment is one of the most important things. Chile suffered from a bad climate which had influenced their production of avocados. (more…)

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