The Spanish export of vegetables, in the campaign 2016/2017, has allowed Spain to enter the highest figure in history for this concept, according to the data that Hortoinfo has drawn from the statistical service Estacom (Icex-Tax Agency), with code 07 of the Integrated Tariff of the European Communities – TARIC (Tariff Integrated of the European Communities).
The export of vegetables in this campaign, between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017, has reached a value of 6,140’67 million euros, the first time they reach and exceed six billion. These revenues represent 8’2% more than the previous campaign and 36’5% more than the average of the last ten campaigns.
The total volume exported was 5.950’09 million kilos, slightly lower than the last two seasons.
The average price has been the highest reached in the last decade, 8’86% higher than the previous season. In this campaign has been 1’032 euros for each kilo of vegetables exported.
Germany has been the country that has bought more Spanish vegetables to Spain in this last campaign, with a volume of 1.428’63 million kilos and a value of 1.547’25 million euros. It has also been the country that has best paid the Spanish vegetables among the 5 largest buyers, by paying 1’083 euros for each kilo of fresh vegetables purchased from Spain.
The second largest buyer of Spanish vegetables was France, with a total of 955’07 million kilos, 963’43 million euros and an average price of 1’009 euros / kilo. It is followed by the United Kingdom, a country that in this past campaign bought 916’76 million kilos for Spain, with a value of 900’45 million euros, at an average price of 0’982 euros per kilo.
The fourth country in the ranking of the largest importers of Spanish vegetables has been the Netherlands, with 569’56 million kilos, 610’5 million euros and an average price of 1’072 euros per kilo. In fifth place appears Portugal, with 351.5 million kilos, 191’81 million euros and an average price of 0.546 euros per kilo.
Next we publish the detail of the exports in the last ten campaigns and the ranking of the 20 countries that more vegetables bought.