Peru: Agricultural exports grow 10.8% and reach US$2,481 million

Published May 23, 2024

Tridge summary

In the first quarter of 2024, Peru's agricultural exports saw a 10.8% increase compared to the same period in the previous year, reaching US$ 2,481 million, as highlighted by the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Elizabeth Galdo. The country's agricultural exports in 2023 amounted to US$ 10,484 million, growing by 4.4% and representing 16% of total exports. Peru is now the ninth largest fruit exporter in the world, with a focus on high-quality fruit such as blueberries, cocoa, and lemons. The main agro-exporting regions were Ica, La Libertad, and Piura. In 2023, 2,743 Peruvian agricultural goods exporters were registered, with 655 products in 141 markets, predominantly owned by micro, small, or medium-sized companies. The growth in 2023 was largely driven by the mining and agro-exports sectors.
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05/22/2024 In the first quarter of this year, Peru's agricultural exports reached US$ 2,481 million, a figure that represents an increase of 10.8% compared to the same period of the previous year, highlighted today the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Elizabeth Galdo. In this context, shipments of blueberries (which have doubled their exports), cocoa and derivatives (+82.7%), lemon and derivatives (+85.6%) stood out. In addition, Ica (grapes, blueberries, asparagus) stood out as the main agro-exporting regions, with US$ 666 million; La Libertad (blueberry, avocado, asparagus) with US$ 386 million; and Piura (grape, mango, lemon), with US$ 273 million. “Peru has positioned itself as one of the main world suppliers of excellent quality fruit,” highlighted the head of Mincetur. In 2023, agricultural exports amounted to US$ 10,484 million, which represented a growth of 4.4% compared to the previous year. In this way, agroexports represented 16% of total exports. In addition, our ...
Source: PEelperuano
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