Peru: Piura's food exports grew 39.9% between January and July of this year

Published Sep 25, 2021

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( Between January and July 2021, shipments abroad of food from Piura (agroindustry and fishing for direct human consumption) totaled US $ 979,185,000, reflecting an increase of 39.9% compared to the same period in 2020 (US $ 699 million 742 thousand). This was reported by the Association of Exporters (ADEX), who highlighted that shipments in the first 7 months of this year (US $ 979,185,000) are only 0.9% more than that registered in the same period of 2019 (US $ 970,288,000 ), the year prior to the Covid-19 pandemic that affected the entire world economy. According to figures from the commercial intelligence system ADEX Data Trade, food from the Piura region represented more than 80.8% of the total of its non-traditional shipments (US $ 1,211,336,000) and 68.5% of the total (US $ 1,430,089,000) . The most important item was frozen squid (US $ 215,343,000) with a significant increase of 141%. It was followed by fresh or canned mangoes (US $ 163,781,000), prepared or ...
Source: Agraria
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