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Peru: Mango production rises 59.6% in Dec 2019

19:00 | Lima, Feb. 24.

Peru's mango production amounted to 162,511 tons in December 2019, up 59.6% compared to the same month a year before, underpinned by an improvement in external demand, the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) reported on Monday.

This information is compiled in the latest INEI study "Peru Technical Report: Regional Economic Outlook," produced with the help of Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry (Minagri), Energy and Mines Ministry (Minem), as well as National Superintendence of Customs and Tax Administration (Sunat).

Piura topped the list of regions with the largest production, accounting for 96.1% of the total, and posting a growth of 62.7%.


Other regions with positive results included Ucayali (120.6%), Lima (102.2%), Madre de Dios (65.0%), Cusco (30.6%), Ancash (18.4%), Huanuco (17.3%), Cajamarca (17.2%), Lambayeque (7.2%), Loreto (2.4%), and Huancavelica (0.2%).

However, mango production contracted in Tumbes (-41.4%), Amazonas (-38.5%), Ayacucho (-14.8%), La Libertad (-5.6%), Junin (-0.9%), and San Martin (-0.2%).

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Published: 2/24/2020
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