"In the first six months of this year, the agricultural subsector registered a 2.7% growth, underpinned by greater production of blueberries
, which increased 103% (La Libertad and Lambayeque regions) and raw cotton, which rose 35% (Ica, Lambayeque, and Ancash regions)," it expressed.
increased 20% (Ucayali, Pasco, and Cusco regions) and olives expanded 18.4% (Tacna and Arequipa regions). They also recorded good performances.
Minagri revealed production of sugar cane (15.4%; La Libertad, Lambayeque, and Ancash regions), grapes
(12%; Piura and Ica regions), avocados
(9.1%; Ayacucho, Ica, and La Libertad regions), and asparagus (5.7%; Ica, Lima, and La Libertad regions) expanded as well.
Meanwhile, the livestock sub-sector rose 4.4% in the first half of this year.
This outcome was driven by a greater production of chicken (4.9%; Lima, La Libertad, and Ica regions), eggs (11.7%; Ica, Lima, and La Libertad regions), raw milk (2.7%; Cajamarca, Arequipa, and La Libertad regions), and cattle (1.4%; Huanuco and La Libertad regions).