China's avocado imports rebounded significantly in the first eight months of this year. From
January to August last year, China imported 18912 tons of avocados, and
in the first eight months of this year, China's imports of avocados
increased to 24670 tons.
perspective of importing countries, China imported 1804 tons from Mexico
last year, accounting for about 9.5% of the total imports. This year, China imported 5539 tons from Mexico, accounting for a significant increase to 22.5%.
Mexico is the world's largest avocado producer, accounting for about 30% of the world's total output. The
country's avocado production will usher in a small year of production
in the 22nd season of 2021, with national production expected to reach
2.33 million tons, a decrease of 8 per cent compared with the previous
Because of the strong
market demand and the high profitability of the products, the acreage of
avocados in Mexico is increasing by 3% a year. The country mainly produces three varieties of avocados, Hass (Haas), Criollo and Fuerte. Among them, Haas accounts for the largest proportion, accounting for 97% of the total output.
In addition to Mexico, Peru is also a big producer and exporter of avocados. Peru's total avocado exports are expected to reach 450000 tons in 2021, an increase of 10 per cent over 2020. From
January to August this year, China imported 17800 tons of Peruvian
avocados, an increase of 39 per cent from 12800 tons in the same period
production is also high this year, and the local industry is also
optimistic about exports to the Chinese market this season. In 2019, Colombian avocados were allowed to be exported to China for the first time. Production in Colombia is low this season, and affected by shipping, there is less sales in the Chinese market.
the exception of South American countries, the avocado in New Zealand
overlaps with the late production season in Peru and the early
production season in Chile. In the past, there were more avocados in New Zealand, Japan and South Korea. Due
to the output this year and the quality performance of last year, many
local orchards began to pay attention to the Chinese market, hoping to
increase exports to China, and more suppliers will ship to China.
For further information about imports & exports, please contact:
Ms. Linda Li
0086（0）21 3538 3306
As food importer & food distributor based in Frankfurt and Shanghai, Sinoloben Europa Trading GmbH helps client export to China and
bring your food products to International Expo, e.g. China
International Import Expo (CIIE), the world's largest import-themed
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