Peru exceeds US$1 billion in exports to the United States in a quarter for the first time

The increase in food purchases by the United States was driven by imports of coffee and corn, which showed an increase of over 40%. In the same line, Peruvian shipments increased due to coffee, whose imports grew 131%, and fruits, which increased 33%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Between January and March 2022, imports of agricultural products in the United States totaled US$19.6 billion, 18% more than in the same period in 2021.

Of the total imported by the North American country, purchases of fruits, vegetables, and grains from Peru reached US$1.2 billion, which meant an increase of 35% compared to the first quarter of 2021, marking the milestone of being the first . . .

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