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Fruit exports from Peru increased 15.2 percent

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The Exporters Association (Adex) reported that Peruvian exports of fruit reached a total of 76 markets and amounted to 702.9 million dollars between January and August this year.

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This is a 15.2 percent increase of due to a spike in demand from the Netherlands and the United States. According to Business Intelligence System Adex Data Trade, the Netherlands purchased 202.1 million dollars, a 12.5 percent increase, and the United States bought $171.3 million dollars, i.e. a 22.3 percent increase.

These markets accounted for 28.7 percent and 24.3 percent of total exports of fruits, respectively, mainly purchasing avocados and mangoes. The United Kingdom, which bought fruit worth $ 53.9 million, was located in third place followed by Spain, Hong Kong, Canada, China, Russia, Germany, Japan, Chile and Belgium, among others.

The most significant increases were from China (127.5 percent) and Germany (58.8 percent). Both countries ranked in the top ten.

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