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Peruvian fresh mango exports decrease by 15%


Overview of the Peruvian mango exports, complemented by charts from Agronometrics.


Original published in FreshPlaza.com on February 11, 2021 

Peru exported a total of 127,114 tons of mango between November 2020 and January 2021, i.e. 15% less than in the same period of the previous season, according to the president of the consulting firm Inform@cción, Fernando Cilloniz.

In November 2020, Peru exported 9,000 tons of fresh mango (10,000 tons in November 2019). In December 2020, the country shipped 41,576 tons (52,817 tons in December 2019), and in January 2021 it exported 76,538 tons (85,465 tons in January 2020).

“Historically, Peru makes its largest shipments of fresh mango in January. However, the export volume in January of this season decreased by nearly 9,000 tons over the same month of last season. That's not good news," he said.

The main destination markets for Peru's fresh mango are the Netherlands and the United States. They are followed by Spain, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Korea, Canada, Russia, and Chile, among others.

Volume (in KG) of mangoes from Peru, in the US Market
Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics.
(Agronometrics users can view this chart with live updates here)

The Peruvian Association of Mango Producers and Exporters (APEM) forecasted the country would export nearly 207,000 tons of fresh mango in the 2020/2021 season, i.e. 12% less than the 235,000 tons shipped in the previous season. This drop is due to the decrease in production caused by the delays of up to two weeks in flowering because of the low temperatures there were in mid-2020, and the drought issues in October, particularly in the northern part of the country.

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