Agronometrics: Chile leads world exports of South American fruit

Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 23, 2024

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A recent report has placed Chile as the fifth largest fruit exporter globally, with exports valued at over $7 billion, focusing on cherries, plums, and fresh grapes, and the US being its primary market. This report also highlights the global leadership in fruit exports, with the United States, Spain, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Chile topping the list. Mexico, ranking third, has fruit exports exceeding $9 billion, while Peru's fruit exports have surpassed $4 billion, driven by commodities like blueberries, grapes, avocados, mangoes, and bananas, indicating a significant shift from vegetables to fruits over the past 15 years. This underscores the growing dominance of South American countries in the global fruit export market.
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A recent report from a Peruvian newspaper sheds light on the top ten fruit exporting countries in the world. Chile emerges as a prominent player in the global fruit export market, being the only South American nation among the world's top five exporters. With cherries, plums and fresh grapes as the main sources of exports, Chile occupies fifth position, surpassing the barrier of 7,000 million dollars in fruit exports, behind the Netherlands. The US is the main market for Chilean table grapes. During the 2022/23 season, the United States imported more than 300,000 tons of table grapes from Chile. The main fruit exporters worldwide are the United States, Spain, Mexico, the Netherlands and Chile. While Chile leads the South American contingent in fruit exports, Mexico emerges as a dominant force on the global stage, securing third position with exports exceeding 9 billion dollars. Located only behind the United States and Spain, Mexico's agricultural power underlines its importance ...
Source: MXfruit
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