Peru’s citrus exports set its own new record in 2020
By: Date: 2021-04-20 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,
   Peru’s”Business Daily” reported on March 15 that the Lima Chamber of Commerce Foreign Trade Research Institute reported that the export volume of secret citrus in 2020 will increase by 37%, setting a new historical record of US$262 million. The new crown pneumonia epidemic has increased the demand for citrus fruits, especially oranges, which are rich in vitamin C and antioxidant ingredients, which can strengthen the immune system. Therefore, they are more popular. Last year, orange exports totaled US$250.4 million, an increase of 36%year-on-year. China’s export value was US$15.7 million, an increase of 40%. The export of oranges also performed well, with an export value of US$12.1 million, an increase of 46%year-on-year.