totaled US$1.327 billion in the first two months of 2019, thus increasing 18% compared to the same term last year, the Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry has informed.
According to Minagri's Policy Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate General (DGSEP), fruits and vegetables stood out.
The main products were fresh grapes (US$410 million, +45%), fresh mangoes (US$145 million, +8%), fresh blueberries
(US$106 million, +147%), unroasted non-decaf coffee (US$71 million, +9%), and fresh asparagus (US$53 million, +10%).
These five products accounted for 59% of total shipments.
The main destinations for fresh grapes were the United States, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, China, Mexico, Thailand, Spain, Canada, Russia, South Korea, Colombia, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Italy, among others.
Likewise, fresh or dried mangoes reached the Netherlands, the United States, Spain, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Ecuador, Chile, Mexico, Russia, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and New Zealand, among others.
Furthermore, fresh blueberries
entered the following markets, the United States, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, China, Canada, Spain, Hong Kong, Thailand, Germany, Brazil, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Belgium, among others.
Agro-exports by 2021