Peru: There are international level opportunities for new foods of great nutritional value such as maca, kiwicha, quinoa and turmeric

Published Jul 22, 2021

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( Between 2001 and 2018, Peruvian exports grew exponentially, going from US $ 6.9 billion to a peak of US $ 47.5 billion. But in 2020, a year impacted by the covid-19 pandemic, shipments to international markets were registered for US $ 39.1 billion, according to statistics from the Association of Exporters (ADEX). However, the outlook is beginning to improve. In the first five months of this year, shipments abroad reached a record, amounting to US $ 19.6 billion, a figure never reached between January and May. Although this activity was favored by trade agreements such as the free trade agreements (FTA) signed by Peru with different countries, the work of Peru's trade offices abroad (OCEX) is significant in expanding demand for products. Peruvian products. "The main task of an OCEX is to promote the exportable and tourist offer and the investment opportunities that Peru has," underlines the director of the Peruvian commercial offices abroad of Promperú, Andrea Silva ...
Source: Agraria
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