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Spanish fruit and vegetable exports rise 4% in volume but fall 2% in value in the first quarter

Published May 22, 2024

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Between January and March 2023, Spanish exports of fruits and vegetables grew by 4% in volume to 3.4 million tons, primarily driven by a 10% increase in vegetable exports, including significant rises in peppers, tomatoes, and lettuce. However, the overall value of these exports fell by 2% to 5,229 million euros, reflecting a 6% drop in the average export price to 1.5 euros/kilogram. While fruit exports decreased by 2.4% in volume, with oranges dropping by 18%, their value saw a 2% increase.
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Spanish exports of fruits and vegetables have grown by 4% in volume, with a total of 3.4 million tons between January and March of this year, compared to the same period in 2023, especially due to the push for vegetables. The data, processed by the Spanish Federation of Associations of Fruit and Vegetable Exporters and Producers (Fepex) and extracted from the latest monthly Foreign Trade report, show that, in value, fruit and vegetable exports in the first quarter have decreased by 2% year-on-year. In total, Spain has marketed 5,229 million euros abroad, which represents a decrease in the average export price of 6%, which has stood at 1.5 euros/kilogram. Vegetables have stood out, which have registered an increase of 10% with a total of 1.9 million tons, while the exported volume of fruits has decreased by 2.4%, according to Fepex. In the vegetable category, pepper exports have increased by 9.5% in volume, with a total of 309,914 tons; that of tomatoes, 21%, with 285,794 tons; and ...
Source: Agrodiario
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