amounted to US$1.931 billion between January and April 2018, thus increasing 4% compared to the same period last year, the Association of Peruvian Exporters (Adex) informed.
Therefore, agro-exports remain as the second-most important export activity after the mining sector
reached US$116 million, a 2.2% rise compared to the same term in 2018.
The main destinations were the United States, Germany, and Colombia, which accounted for 51% of the total.
Likewise, Adex indicated the agro-industrial supply
totaled US$1.815 billion in the first four months of 2019, thus expanding 4.6% compared to the same period last year.
Although grapes season
concluded last March, this fruit recorded an 18.6% increase.
Other products that stood out were avocados
(69%), fresh asparagus, animal feed, canned mangoes, and bananas.
The top markets were the United States and the Netherlands, which represented 47% of the total.