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Peru: Agricultural exports totaled $2,481 million in the first quarter of 2024

Published May 24, 2024

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In the first quarter of 2024, Peru's agricultural exports saw a 10.8% increase from the previous year, reaching $2,481 million, with blueberries, cocoa, and lemon derivatives being the main contributors. The agro-exporting regions were Ica, La Libertad, and Piura. In 2023, Peru's agricultural exports amounted to $10,484 million, growing by 4.4% and representing 16% of total exports. The country was the ninth largest fruit exporter in the world and the third largest in Latin America. There were 2,743 Peruvian agricultural goods exporters in 2023, offering 655 products to 141 markets, with most of these companies being micro, small, or medium-sized.
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In the first quarter of 2024, Peru's agricultural exports reached $2,481 million, a figure that represents an increase of 10.8% compared to the same period of the previous year, said the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Elizabeth Galdo. Shipments of blueberries (which have doubled their exports), cocoa and derivatives (+82.7%) and lemon and derivatives (+85.6%) stood out. Furthermore, the main agro-exporting regions are Ica (grapes, blueberries, asparagus), with $666 million; La Libertad (blueberry, avocado, asparagus) with $386 million; and Piura (grape, mango, lemon), with $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 $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 country was positioned last year as the ninth largest fruit ...
Source: AgroPeru
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