Peruvian agri-food exports to Thailand continue to grow in 2021, reaching US$4.2 million in May, comfortably exceeding the US$3.6 million achieved in 2020.
Avocados, grapes, cranberries and asparagus were the leading Peruvian foodstuffs exported to Thailand last year. The biggest boom was in cranberries, which increased in value by 747% compared to the previous year.
The growing importance of the Thai market to Peru’s export strategy is the reason behind the transfer of PROMPERÚ’s trade office in the region. After almost five years based in Hong Kong, from 2021 Bangkok will be home to the Peruvian organization’s promotional office in South-East Asia.
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