Peru: Five producing regions contributed more than 50% of potato production

Updated Sep 26, 2023
Potato production increased in the main producing regions, such as La Libertad (147.7%), followed by Ica (48.7%), Huancavelica (35.5%), Junín (34.5%) and Huánuco (32.2%), which together contributed more than 50% of the total produced in July, the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) reported today.
12:00 | Lima, set. 25. He highlighted that positive results were also reported in Pasco (99%), Ayacucho (98.2%) and Piura (68.8%), according to the technical report Peru: Departmental Economic Panorama. Meanwhile, the production of this tuber was reduced in Lima (-75.7%), Tacna (-54.9%), Cusco (-44.9%), Amazonas (-39.9%), Apurímac (-34.9%), Arequipa (-32.2 %), Cajamarca (-16.3%) and Áncash (-12.7%). At the national level, potato production amounted to 292,676 tons and showed an increase of 13.3% compared to July of the previous year (258,430 tons ), driven by the larger harvested areas as a result of the good thermal conditions for the growth of the plantations and normal vegetative development of this crop. Paddy riceFor its part, the production of paddy rice, which is destined for the domestic market, decreased by the main producing area of the North Coast, which is Piura (-17.6%), followed by Amazonas (-23.3%) and San Martín (-4.8%); Despite this, these three departments ...
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