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Peru will lead agro-exports in nine products in 2023

Published Apr 26, 2022

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Shipments of Peruvian fruit and vegetables will reach US$ 10,000 million in 2022, a growth of 15% compared to 2021. By 2023, the Association of Agricultural Producers Guilds of Peru (AGAP) projects that Peru will reach its peak of US$ 11,554 million, placing it on the world podium for shipments in nine crops. In the last 20 years, non-traditional agricultural shipments have had a significant share in Peru's trade balance thanks to their rapid growth. Gone is that 2003 in which the export of organic bananas ranked 68th in the world ranking of agro-exports. That same year, avocado, tangerine and grape also ranked 8, 22 and 19 respectively. And for next year, the agro-export union plans to maintain its leadership in shipments of blueberries, organic bananas, artichokes and ginger (in the latter two, Peru was the second largest exporter in 2020). While in asparagus, tangerines, grapes (it surpassed Chile and had a turnover of US$1,255 million in 2022) and avocado, Peru will have ...
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