amounted to US$306.8 million by October 2018, thus increasing 24% compared to the same period last year, privately-run Perucamaras' Business Research Center (CIE) has informed.
La Libertad is the top-exporting region of this fruit, recording 76.4% of total shipments. It was followed by Lima (8.3%), Lambayeque (7.2%), Ancash (3.3%), Ica (2.5%), and Piura (2.4%).
Likewise, La Libertad region's exports reached US$158.3 million by September 2018, thus expanding 53.3% compared to the same period last year.
Concerning sales volume, shipments reached 23,098 tons (+104.1%).
The top destinations were the United States (US$156 million, +43.1%), the Netherlands (US$67.4 million), the United Kingdom (US$27.8 million), and China (US$22.3 million).