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Latin America and the Caribbean: Fruit Market Overview 2021

Fruit Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2019, the Latin American fruit market increased by X% to $X, rising for the third year in a row after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Fruit Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, fruit production fell to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2018, and then shrank modestly in the following year.

The countries with the highest volumes of fruit production in 2019 were Brazil (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes) and Colombia (X tonnes), together comprising X% of total production. Argentina, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Peru and Guatemala lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of fruit production, amongst the leading producing countries, was attained by Guatemala, while fruit production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In 2019, the average yield of fruits in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at X tonnes per ha, approximately reflecting the year before. In general, the yield recorded slight growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the yield increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the fruit yield reached the maximum level in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2019, approx. X ha of fruits were harvested in Latin America and the Caribbean; approximately equating 2018. Over the period under review, the harvested area saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when the harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. The level of harvested area peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Production By Country in Latin America and the Caribbean

The countries with the highest volumes of fruit production in 2019 were Brazil (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes) and Colombia (X tonnes), together comprising X% of total production. These countries were followed by Argentina, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Peru and Guatemala, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Guatemala, while fruit production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Fruit Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2019, after four years of growth, there was significant decline in shipments abroad of fruits, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. Over the period under review, exports, however, recorded a mild increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The volume of export peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then reduced in the following year.

In value terms, fruit exports dropped to $X in 2019. Total exports indicated a temperate expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2018, and then shrank in the following year.

Exports by Country

In 2019, Ecuador (X tonnes), distantly followed by Mexico (X tonnes), Guatemala (X tonnes), Costa Rica (X tonnes), Chile (X tonnes), Colombia (X tonnes) and Peru (X tonnes) were the main exporters of fruits, together comprising X% of total exports. Honduras (X tonnes) occupied a minor share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Peru, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest fruit supplying countries in Latin America and the Caribbean were Mexico ($X), Ecuador ($X) and Chile ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports. Peru, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombia and Honduras lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The fruit export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per tonne in 2019, almost unchanged from the previous year. Over the last twelve-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Peru ($X per tonne), while Colombia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Guatemala, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Fruit Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in overseas purchases of fruits, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then shrank in the following year.

In value terms, fruit imports contracted to $X in 2019. Total imports indicated moderate growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

The purchases of the four major importers of fruits, namely Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, represented more than half of total import. Colombia (X tonnes) occupied the next position in the ranking, followed by Ecuador (X tonnes). All these countries together held near X% share of total imports. El Salvador (X tonnes), Peru (X tonnes), Panama (X tonnes), Honduras (X tonnes), Costa Rica (X tonnes), Guatemala (X tonnes) and Uruguay (X tonnes) held a little share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Panama, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Mexico ($X), Brazil ($X) and Argentina ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, together accounting for X% of total imports.

Among the main importing countries, Argentina saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The fruit import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the import price increased by X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Guatemala ($X per tonne), while Uruguay ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Argentina, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for fruits in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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Brazil (38M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of fruit consumption, accounting for 34% of total volume. Moreover, fruit consumption in Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Mexico (19M tonnes), twofold. Colombia (10M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 9.2% share.
What are the largest producers of fruits in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of fruit production in 2019 were Brazil (38M tonnes), Mexico (22M tonnes) and Colombia (12M tonnes), together accounting for 54% of total production. Argentina, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Peru and Guatemala lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 27%.
What are the leading exporters of fruits in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, the largest fruit supplying countries in Latin America and the Caribbean were Mexico ($5.1B), Ecuador ($3.9B) and Chile ($3.4B), with a combined 54% share of total exports. Peru, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombia and Honduras lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 33%.
What are the leading importers of fruits in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Mexico ($449M), Brazil ($321M) and Argentina ($247M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, with a combined 50% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for fruits in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The fruit export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $901 per tonne in 2019, remaining stable against the previous year.
What is the average import price for fruits in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The fruit import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $832 per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -3.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 515 - Apples
• FCL 521 - Pears
• FCL 523 - Quinces
• FCL 526 - Apricots
• FCL 534 - Peaches and nectarines
• FCL 536 - Plums
• FCL 486 - Bananas
• FCL 489 -
• FCL 577 - Dates
• FCL 569 - Figs
• FCL 574 - Pineapples
• FCL 572 - Avocados
• FCL 571 - Mangoes
• FCL 490 - Oranges
• FCL 495 - Tangerines, mandarins, clementines, satsumas
• FCL 507 - Grapefruit and pomelo
• FCL 497 - Lemons and limes
• FCL 512 - Citrus fruit nes
• FCL 560 - Grapes
• FCL 567 - Watermelons
• FCL 568 - Melons, Cantaloupes
• FCL 600 - Papayas

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the fruit market in Latin America and the Caribbean. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.



Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Latin America and the Caribbean, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Latin America and the Caribbean
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Argentina
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bermuda
• Bolivia
• Brazil
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Chile
• Colombia
• Costa Rica
• Cuba
• Curacao
• Dominica
• Dominican Republic
• Ecuador
• El Salvador
• Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Grenada
• Guadeloupe
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Mexico
• Montserrat
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Peru
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Saint Maarten (Dutch part)
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Islands
• United States Virgin Islands
• Uruguay
• Venezuela
• Puerto Rico
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2020
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Yield And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2020
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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