During January 2022, a total of 323 thousand tons of fruit exports were registered, for a value of USD 1,361 million FOB, without considering the IVV1. With respect to the same period of the previous year, a decrease of -7.1% in exported volume is registered, and a slight increase of 0.6% in value. Of this total in value, 92.2% corresponds to fresh fruit, 6.6% to processed fruit (juices, oils, preserves, frozen, dehydrated), and 1.1% to dried fruit (walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, among others).
others). Fresh fruit reached sales of 279 thousand tons, equivalent to USD 1,255 million FOB during the January 2022 period. These exports registered a decrease in volume of -3.5%, and in value an increase in decrease of 1.9% compared to the same period of the previous year. The main species exported in the analysis period in this group were cherries, registering a volume of 190 thousand tons, equivalent to USD 1 million FOB, showing an increase of 0.5% in volume and 11.4% in value, compared to with the same period of the previous year, destined mostly to China (concentrating 91% of the total value of cherry shipments). Blueberries follow in importance, registering 34,500 tons equivalent to USD 164.7 million FOB, registering a decrease of -18% in volume and -22% in value, in relation to the same period of the previous year, and with shipments mainly to the USA. USA (38%) and the Netherlands (29%). In third place are table grapes, with 23,420 tons equivalent to USD 38.25 million ...
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