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Spain: Export volume down 3% and value up 7%

Source: Fresh Plaza - Tue 23rd Dec 2014
Spain: Export volume down 3% and value up 7%

During the month of October, Spanish fruit and vegetable exports dropped by 3% in volume compared with the same month last year, to a total of 804,184 tonnes, while their value increased by 7%, reaching EU724.2 Mln, according to the Directorate General of Customs of the Tax Agency.

The decline in volumes exported in October was due to vegetables, which dropped by 11% to a total of 313,571 tonnes. The sharpest drops were registered by tomatoes and cucumbers, the main vegetables exported this month, with a 41% drop for tomatoes, with 34,328 tonnes, and 13% for cucumbers, with 59,535 tonnes. Tomatoes also recorded a drop in value, down 14%, to EU42.8 Mln.

Overall, the export value of vegetables in October, compared with October 2013, increased by 1.7%, reaching EU255 Mln.

As for fruit exports, they increased by 2% in volume, to a total of 490,613 tonnes, and by 11% in value, reaching EU469 Mln.

For the first 10months of 2014, exports increased by 3% in volume compared to the same period last year, to a total of 9.3 million tonnes, while value remained stable, with a slight 0.4% decrease, standing at EU8,310 Mln.

Vegetable exports during the same ten month period stood at 3.8 million tonnes (+4.5%) and EU3,305 Mln (-2%). Most noteworthy is the decline registered by the most exported vegetable, tomatoes, with an 8% drop in volume and 4% in value, totalling 724,377 tonnes and EU741.7 Mln.

Fruit exports amounted to 5.5 million tonnes (+1.6%) and EU5,004 Mln (+0.5%).

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