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Mexico leads papaya exports worldwide

Fresh Papaya
Fruits
Brazil
India
Mexico
Published Feb 21, 2023

Tridge summary

The number of suppliers in the international papaya market is limited. Although India is by far the largest producer, its exports are minor. Mexico is the main global exporter of the mentioned fruit, followed by Brazil and Guatemala. Then, at some distance, are Malaysia, the United States (mainly re-export), Sri Lanka, China, Spain (export and re-export) and the Netherlands (only re-export). Each of the main exporting countries has its own sales markets and the overlap is not great. Mexico and Guatemala supply the North American market, Brazil the European market. Malaysia's exports are focused on Singapore, those of Sri Lanka and India on the Gulf States. The big exporting countries are active throughout the year, since there is no peak period. Large difference between the value of imports and that of re-exports.

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(Agraria.pe) The number of suppliers in the international papaya market is limited. Although India is by far the largest producer, its exports are minor. Mexico is the main global exporter of the mentioned fruit, followed by Brazil and Guatemala. Then, at some distance, are Malaysia, the United States (mainly re-export), Sri Lanka, China, Spain (export and re-export) and the Netherlands (only re-export). Each of the main exporting countries has its own sales markets and the overlap is not great. Mexico and Guatemala supply the North American market, Brazil the European market. Malaysia's exports are focused on Singapore, those of Sri Lanka and India on the Gulf States. The big exporting countries are active throughout the year, since there is no peak period. Big difference between the value of imports and that of re-exports The international trade volume is between 350,000 and 375,000 tons annually, less than 3% of world production. The value of exports from all producing ...
Source: Agraria
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