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.
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%).