Peru: produce exports to Germany grow 7%


"The exports of produce from Peru to Germany have increased by 7% compared to 2004. The exports increased from $ 27,24 mln. to $ 29,04 mln., according to the Peruvian embassy in Berlin. Quite striking is the increase of exports of fresh tropical fruits, which have increased with $ 6,47 mln. in 2004 to $ 10,05 mln. in 2005. Peru is the third supplier of fresh mango in Germany.
Also the exports of bananas to Germany has increased strongly. The export value of $ 6,24 mln. signifies an increase of 200%. Meanwhile the avocado exports are developed to the point where Peru is the fifth supplier of Germany. In spite of a decrease in the German demand for asparagus, Peru realised an export increase of 16% to 1500 MT and 6,7 mln. "



Originally from Denmark, Carsten returned to Peru in 2002 with his wife and eldest son. He started LivinginPeru.com in 2005, among other ventures in Peru. Before this, Carsten has worked in tourism, living in France, Sicily, and the U.S., and promoted bands like Metallica, Def Leppard and U2 for PolyGram Records (now Universal Music). Carsten loves pisco sours, Peru’s cuisine, and traveling with his family within Peru, a country that he believes is the land of opportunities.