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Traditional fish exports of Peru grow 173.3% in the first half of 2021

Published Sep 7, 2021

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China was the main destination for our fishery products with 988 million dollars, 74.9% of the total exported in the first semester of 2021. The country's traditional fish exports totaled 1.32 billion dollars between January and June of this year, an amount higher in 173.3% more than the 483 million dollars in the same period of 2020, indicated the Peruvian Foreign Trade Society (Comex Peru).

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China was the main destination for our fishery products with 988 million dollars, 74.9% of the total exported in the first half of 2021. The country's traditional fishing exports totaled 1.32 billion dollars between January and June of this year, an amount higher by 173.3% more than the 483 million dollars in the same period of 2020, indicated the Peruvian Foreign Trade Society (Comex Peru). He referred that due to the repercussions of Covid-19, during the first semester of 2020, the subsector's exports fell by 56.8% compared to the same period in 2019. On the side of non-traditional fish exports, these added shipments to the world for a total of 815 million dollars in the first half of 2021, which represented an increase of 66% compared to the same period of 2020. He also indicated that in the first semester of 2020, the subsector's exports showed a drop of 39.5%, after three consecutive years of growth during the analysis period. Comex Peru highlighted that the values reached by ...
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