25% less volume
The Director of the Business Unit of the Peruvian Chamber of China Commerce (Capechi), Miguel Galvez Escobar, said that, in 2016, Peruvian exports of table grapes to China + Hong Kong amounted to US $115 million – 29.45% less than the US $163 million achieved in 2015. In 2014 these shipments amounted to US $180 million.
Galvez Escobar also said that Peru had exported 59,400 tons of table grapes to China in 2016, i.e. 25.76% less than the 80,000 tons shipped in 2015.
“There has been a fall of table grape shipments from Peru to China + Hong Kong. Shipments had already decreased in 2015 (compared to 2014) and they decreased more in 2016,” he said.
He also said that the decline in volume was smaller than the decline in…