Peruvian agricultural exports to Mexico grew by 3% in the first quarter of 2024

Published May 30, 2024

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Mexico has increased its purchases of Peruvian agricultural products by 3%, reaching $93 million in the first quarter of the year. The main products exported to Mexico were grapes, paprika, and coffee, with grapes remaining the most popular despite a decrease in volume and value. Paprika purchases rose by 20% in volume and 19% in value, while coffee saw a significant increase, with a 30 times jump in volume and almost 14 times increase in value.
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Mexico, one of the five main buyers of Peruvian agricultural products, increased its purchases by 3% in the first quarter of the year, reaching $93 million. Among the products exported by Peru to this market, the main ones were grapes, with a 47% share; paprika, with 30%; and coffee, with 8%, according to FreshFruit. It should be noted that Peruvian coffee surprised by climbing five positions, surpassing important products such as cocoa and mango. Grape Regarding the grape, although it did not do so well in this period, it was once again the fruit most purchased by Mexicans. The shipments totaled 13,818 tons for $43 million; That is, 40% less in volume and 19% less in value than the first quarter of 2023. However, the average price was 36% higher, trading at $3.14 per kilogram, which partially offset the drop in volume. Likewise, this was the only product of the top three that had an increase in price. Paprika Paprika, for its part, totaled 6,222 tons worth $28 million. Compared ...
Source: AgroPeru
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