From January to May 2022, Peruvian exports of fresh onions totaled US$17,919,333, showing a contraction of 32.44% compared to the US$26,521,758 reached in the same months of the previous year.
This was reported by Agrodata Peru, which indicated that, in the first five months of this year, our country shipped 60,365,872 kilos of fresh onion, registering a reduction of 23.67% compared to the 79,087,836 kilos shipped in the same period. Of 2021.
From January to May last year, the price of fresh onion exported by Peru reached an average of US$0.34 per kilogram. In the analyzed period of this year, it obtained US$0.30 per kilo, which represents a decrease of 11.76%.
The main destinations of the fresh onion by Peru in the first five months of 2022 were the United States, which acquired it for US$ 8,396,609 (participating with 47% of the total); Colombia, with purchases for US$ 4,956,791 (concentrated 28% of the total); Spain with US$ 3,512,449 (representing 20% of the total).
Other destination markets where the fresh onion from Peru went were Chile, which acquired it for US$439,235 (2% of the total), the Netherlands with US$122,935 (1% of the total), and Bolivia with US$20,541, others with $242,657.
From January to May of this year, Novolog with US$ 1,955,312 (11% of the total) for 4,594,765 kilos; Agrilor with US$ 1,742,500 (10% of the total) for 5,525,426 kilos; and Agrícola Miranda with US$ 1,672,082 (9% of the total) for 4,253,780 kilos, led shipments of the aforementioned fresh vegetable exported by Peru.