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Chilean cherries achieve record shipments during January 2024, with amounts of US$1,555 million

Fresh Sweet Cherry
Fruits
Chile
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 23, 2024

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Chilean exports have seen a significant increase in January 2024, with cherry exports reaching a record high of US$1,555 million, a 27.5% increase from the previous year. The majority of these exports, 93%, were destined for the Chinese market. The increase is due to a rise in exported volume and improved international prices. Other products contributing to the export increase include salmon, trout, fresh blueberries, iron, gold articles, iodine, fresh grapes, and fresh peaches and nectarines. Overall, Chile's total exports for the first month of 2024 amounted to US$ 9,896 million, a 9.4% increase from the same period in 2023.
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Cherries continue to provide good news for Chilean exports: according to ProChile's Non-Copper – Non-Lithium Export Report for January 2024 - with data from the National Customs Service - shipments of this fruit 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 recorded since 2007 to date and is the result of both an increase in exported volume and an improvement in international prices. It is important to highlight that around 93% of cherry exports registered in January 2024 were destined for the Chinese market. In figures, these shipments represent US$1,447 million, which means a positive variation of 30.8% compared to the same month in 2023. As usual, this 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. "Since its beginnings, exports of ...
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