The Chilean Office of Agrarian Studies and Policies (Odepa) reported that during the period January-October 2021 a total of 3.1 million tons of fruit exports were registered for a value of US $ 6.15 billion FOB, without considering IVV1, registering an increase of 3% in exported volume and 5% in value compared to what was achieved in the same period of the previous year. According to the entity, of this total in value, 71% corresponded to fresh fruit, 20% to processed fruit (juices, oils, preserves, frozen, dehydrated), and 9% to dried fruits (walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, among others). “Fresh fruit reached sales of 2.43 million tons, equivalent to US $ 4,362 million FOB during the period January-October 2021. These exports register an increase in the volume of 2%, and in value of 2% compared to the same period of the year previous ”, indicated Odepa. Cherries and table grapes lead shipments. The main species exported in the period of analysis in this group were cherries, which registered a volume of 266 thousand tons, equivalent to US $ 1,192 million FOB, showing an increase of 83% in volume and 25% in value, compared to the same period of the previous year, mostly destined for China (concentrating 90% of the total value of cherry shipments).