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Peruvian banana exports grew in volume and value in April 2024

Published May 27, 2024

Tridge summary

In April 2024, Peru experienced a notable increase in its banana exports, with a total of 14,707 tons earning $11.4 million for the country, marking a 13.2% increase in value and a 12.3% increase in volume compared to the same month in the previous year. The Netherlands was the top importer, receiving 37.8% of these bananas, followed by the United States, Italy, and Panama, each with significant import volumes. Pronatur S.A.C. dominated as the leading exporter, accounting for 16% of the total exports, followed by Agronegocios los Ángeles S.A.C., APPBOSA Agrarian Cooperative, the Multiple Services Agrarian Cooperative – APAGA, and Agronegocios San Miguel Arcángel. This surge highlights Peru's growing presence in the global banana market.
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In April 2024, Peru exported 14,707 tons of bananas worth $11.4 million, registering a growth of 13.2% in value and 12.3% in volume compared to the same month of the previous year, according to FreshFruit. Regarding the destinations of Peruvian fruit, the Netherlands represented 37.8% of exports, reaching $4.3 million and 5,526 tons, with a price of $0.78 per kilogram. The United States, representing 14.6% of the total, received 2,352 tons of Peruvian bananas for $1.7 million, at a price of $0.71 per kilogram. Italy, with a 9.7% share, received bananas worth $1.1 million and 1,498 tons, at a price of $0.74. Panama, with 8.5% of the total exported, received bananas for $1.0 million and 1,405 tons, with a price of $0.69. South Korea closed the top with a share of 7.4%, with imports of $800,000 and 967 tons, with the highest price per kilogram ($0.87 per ...
Source: AgroPeru
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