Exports of Peru’s Organic Products to Germany Increase Over 50 Percent

In 2006, exports of organic products from Peru to Germany amounted to US$ 29.7 million, representing a growth of more than 50 % compared with the previous year when they had reached US$ 19.8 million.

The average growth rate of Peru’s organic exports to Germany from 2000 to 2006 was 39 % per year.

The export volume of organics to Germany was 17,000 tonnes, an increase of 88 % compared with 2006.

The average growth rate regarding volume was 58 % between 2000 and 2006 . Exports from January to September 2007 amounted to US$ 34 million and 24,000 tonnes.

The most important products exported to Germany were coffee (92 %), followed by bananas (6 %), cocoa, amaranth and tomatoes. Smaller amounts of mango, quinoa, Brazil Nut, olives, maca, marjoram, oregano, thyme, Panela and mint were also exported to Germany.

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