Until August, agricultural imports from France totaled US$ 14,369 million (similar to 2019). During the first two months of the year, Peruvian's demand for French products grew 3.2%. However, COVID19 changed and consumption fell to 1.2% between March and July. By August, the economy began to recover and the demand rebound, rising +2.3%, mainly pulled by the manufactured goods.
French imports of Peruvian products totaled US $ 199 million (a +1% growth compared to 2019). This consolidates Peru as their 12th food supplier with 1.4% participation.
Among the products that grew (in value) during this period we found Mango (+4%), Asparagus (+20%), Organic banana (+48%) and palm heart (+129%). On the other hand, the products that were contracted (in value) were avocado (-1%), coffee (-12%), grapes (-19%) and quinoa (-9%).