ProChile reported that Chilean cherries achieve record shipments

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Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 23, 2024

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Chilean cherry exports hit a record high of US$1,555 million in January 2024, marking a 27.5% increase from the previous year, as per the ProChile Non-Copper – Non-Lithium Export Report. The majority of these exports, 93%, were destined for China. The report also noted significant growth in the exports of fresh blueberries, grapes, peaches, and nectarines. Over the past 20 years, Chile's cherry exports have surged by over 5,000%, making it the world's leading supplier.
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According to the ProChile Non-Copper – Non-Lithium Export Report for the month of January 2024 - with data from the National Customs Service - shipments of Chilean cherries reached US$1,555 million, an increase of 27.5% compared to the same month of the previous year. This figure is the historical maximum, which the industry has not recorded since 2007 to date and is the result corresponding to the increase in exported volume, added to an increase in international prices. In the month of January, the main destination for Chilean cherries was China with 93%, representing US$1,447 million, which means a positive variation of 30.8% compared to the same month of 2023. The export period coincides with the celebration of the Chinese New Year, a date on which consumers usually purchase this fruit as a gift, as a synonym of good luck due to its red color that symbolizes good luck. The general director of ProChile, Ignacio Fernández indicated that, since its beginnings, exports of this ...
Source: MXfruit
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