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Peru: Due to increased demand from Asian markets, table grape exports total US$ 1,058 million in the current season

Fresh Grape
Fruits
Peru
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 19, 2024

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Peru has seen a 40% increase in grape exports, reaching US$ 1,058 million in the first quarter of the 2023-2024 campaign, as reported by the Association of Exporters of Peru (ADEX). This surge is attributed to climate change and a rise in demand from Asian countries. The US was the primary recipient of these exports, making up 47% of the total, followed by the Netherlands, Mexico, Hong Kong, China, and the UK. The grape export sector is currently focusing on pest control, disease monitoring, market prospecting, and compliance with health requirements.
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According to the Association of Exporters of Peru (ADEX), in the first 3 months of the 2023-2024 campaign (October-December), the amount grew to US$ 1,058 million, which represented an increase of 40% compared to the same period of the 2022-2023 campaign (US$ 753 million 689 thousand). According to a statement from the entity, this result was explained by the advance of the campaign in the north and south of the country due to climate change (Cyclone Yaku and El Niño), which may have a negative impact in January or February; and the greater demand from some Asian countries before the start of the Chinese New Year, a period in which a lot of grapes are consumed. Claudia Solano, Agroexports manager of the union, highlighted the need to continue advancing on the pending agenda so that Peru does not give up its positioning at a global level. In the 2022-2023 campaign, Peru ranked as the first exporter in the world, according to figures from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). ...
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