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Peru: Asparagus shipments fell 22.2% in April

Published May 19, 2024

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In April 2024, asparagus shipments saw a 22.2% decrease in value and a 13.6% decrease in volume compared to the same period in the previous year, with a total value of US$22.9 million and a volume of 7,234 tons. The average price per kilogram also fell by 9.9% to US$3.2. The United States was the primary destination for asparagus exports, accounting for 67.9% of the share. Leading exporters included Kimsa Fresh E.I.R.L., TA Export S.A.C., Green Perú S.A., Pepas Tropicales del Perú, and Danper Trujillo S.A.C.
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Asparagus shipments reached a value of US$22.9 million, marking a reduction of 22.2% compared to the same period of the previous year. During April 2024, asparagus exports reached a value of US$22.9 million, marking a reduction of 22.2% compared to the same period of the previous year, when US$29.5 million were recorded. Likewise, the volume of remittances decreased, going from 8,376 tons in 2023 to 7,234 tons in 2024, reflecting a drop of 13.6%. On the other hand, the average price per kilogram experienced a reduction of 9.9%, reaching US$3.2 in this period. Exports went to 25 destinations, compared to 29 destinations in April of the previous year. The United States was the main destination for asparagus exports, representing 67.9% of the share. This translated into shipments worth US$ 15.6 million and 5,392 tons, with an average price of US$ 2.9 per kilogram. In second position, Spain, with 11.3%, represented US$ 2.6 million and 725 tons at an average price of US$ 3.6 per ...
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