The Foreign Trade Institute (ICEX) has provided data regarding Spain’s fruit and vegetable exports in 2013. The first place in the ranking was for Almeria, with a total of 1,817.42 million kilos; 38.33% of the total shipped by Spain (4,741.10 million kilos). The second largest exporter was Murcia, with 1,123.33 million kilos; 23.69% of Spain’s total, and the third was Valencia, with 421.12 million kilos; 8.88% of the total.
If we add up the total volumes of fresh fruit and vegetables exported, Valencia takes the lead, with 2,833.65 million kilos; 23.75% of the total, followed by Murcia with 2,215.69 million kilos (18.70%) and Almeria, with 2,204 million kilos (18.47%).
The total value of all exports amounted to 10,769.85 million Euro, which entails an average price for all fresh horticultural products of 0.90 Euro/kilo.
Fruit and vegetables
In this case, Almeria was the province obtaining the best prices for its fruits and vegetables, with an average of 0.92 Euro/kilo and a total of 2,028.36 million Euro in revenue, followed by Murcia, with 0.89 Euro/kilo (2,104.08 million Euro) and Valencia, which reached an average of 0.80 Euro/kilo (2,279.66 million Euro).
As for vegetables alone, Spain reached a total of 4,409.81 million Euro in revenue, with an average of 0.93 Euro/kilo. Almeria obtained the highest income and the best prices for its fresh vegetables, totalling 1,779.02 million Euro; an average of 0.98 Euro/kilo.
In second place we find Murcia, which obtained a total of 1,024.21 million Euro; an average of 0.91 Euro/kilo. Lastly, Valencia made 359.33 million Euro, selling its vegetables at an average of 0.85 Euro/kilo.
Publication date: 3/7/2014