October 31, 2014 / Week N° 44

Posts Tagged Exports

Strikers paralyze Brazil’s Santos port

November 22nd, 2011

Ships are unable to disembark in Brazil’s Santos port due to a white collar worker strike.

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Germany offers rich returns despite tougher retail demands

November 18th, 2011

Germany has the potential for rich pickings but supermarket chains are becoming increasingly fussy.

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Chile’s blueberry harvests picks-up

November 18th, 2011

Chile’s blueberry harvest gains momentum but is still behind schedule.

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Trader wins grape export rights in Namibia

November 17th, 2011

A Dutch fruit trader has won its case to continue as the sole export agent for four major Namibian grape producers.

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Namibia furious about proposed tough line on E.U. imports

October 11th, 2011

Namibia’s lucrative European export market is at risk over anti-competitive concerns.

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Canada to cut U.S. organic import dependence, Peru could benefit

October 6th, 2011

Peru’s exotic fruit could be key to tapping into Canada’s lucrative organic import market.

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SA apricots could hit U.S. shelves next month

October 6th, 2011

South African stonefruit exports are set to arrive in the U.S. after a positive assessment from APHIS.

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Mexico ready for Japanese mango protocols

October 6th, 2011

Mexico is ready to comply with Japan’s new mango importer protocols, providing buyers continue to foot the bill.

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NZ: Zespri jobs to go in kiwifruit Psa crisis

October 4th, 2011

Zespri has announced proposed layoffs in the wake of the kiwifruit Psa crisis.

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India set to export pomegranates to U.S.

October 3rd, 2011

U.S. inspection officials believe Indian pomegranates are safe to import.

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Peruvian organic produce to feature on E.U. priority list

October 3rd, 2011

Peru could join Argentina and Costa Rica next year on an E.U. organic produce preference list.

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‘Ditch individualism’, urges Chilean fruit chief

September 30th, 2011

Fedefruta president Antonio Walker says Chile’s fruit industry needs to compete with others rather than itself.

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Mendoza set to become hub for stonefruit exports to Miami

September 29th, 2011

Argentine stonefruit exports are set to take off through improved transport links between Mendoza and Miami.

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India’s insatiable appetite for imported apples set to grow

September 29th, 2011

A poor U.S. apple harvest could benefit Chilean exports to India where the fruit is in hot demand.

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Mexican strawberry exports to U.S. up 11%

September 28th, 2011

Mexican strawberry exports to the U.S. have increased by 11% year-on-year from January to August.

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Collusion claims hit carriers including American Airlines, Lan Chile

September 7th, 2011

20 Chilean exporters will receive compensation from airline companies over alleged price collusion deals.

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Peru: exchange rates push up costs by 26.3%

September 6th, 2011

Exchange rate falls have pushed up Peru’s export costs by 26.3% over the last three years.

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Opinion: Chile’s domestic avocado market ‘here to stay’

July 4th, 2011

Ricardo Waissbluth from the Chilean Hass Avocado Committee talks trade-offs between exports and local consumption.

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U.S. tariffs cost Colombia US$48M since February

May 11th, 2011

Colombian exporters are paying tariffs of US$16 million per month in the absence of the ATPDEA, but some are still banking on a retrospective renewal.

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Argentina’s fruit exports rise 22%

April 26th, 2011

Argentina has recorded an export uptick this season but domestic sentiment is not entirely positive.

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Argentina approves stranded shipments

March 8th, 2011

A dissolution of Argentina’s trade regulator left export shipments stranded without approvals, but the government has finally intervened to bring the situation back to normality.

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NZ Food Bill could cause export delays

February 22nd, 2011

New Zealand’s government intends to pass a new bill to increase compliance regulations for the food industry, but the new measures could hurt some exporters.

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Chile fruit exports to rise despite delays

January 25th, 2011

Chile’s fruit exporters expect 5% growth for this season, but fruit union records 20% hike in production costs.

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Peru’s agricultural exports reach US $3 billion through November, break record

January 11th, 2011

Increase of 30.2% over the same period in 2009

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Chile’s central bank to intervene to lift tanking U.S. dollar

January 5th, 2011

The central bank said it will start buying dollars off the local market on Jan. 5, and expects to acquire US $12 billion through the end of 2011.

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Guatemala expects up to 12% increase in agriculture exports in 2011

December 31st, 2010

Shipments in 2010 valued at US $911 million, Agexport says

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Peruvian agriculture exports to reach US $2.55 billion in 2011

December 28th, 2010

Fruit and vegetables to help propel the volume of agricultural exports in 2011, according to the country’s exporters association.

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Guatemala fruit exports expected to rise 5.6% in 2011

December 27th, 2010

Sales in 2010 expected to drop due to rains that delayed harvests, damaged infrastructure

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Export volumes of Chilean apples and pears to rise in 2011

December 22nd, 2010

Export volumes will increase over 2010 as new varieties compensate for frost damage inflicted in October, according to preseason estimates from iQonsulting.

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FDA inspecting 30 Peruvian non-traditional produce exporters

December 21st, 2010

Agency says reviews are intended to boost confidence among buyers in U.S.

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Mexico papaya shipments to the U.S. worth US $54.6 million in 2010

December 21st, 2010

Papaya exporters and growers partnered with the Mexican government to promote the fruit in the US and Canada.

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Chile fruit shipments from Valparaíso port jump 170% in December

December 20th, 2010

Blueberries, cherries, stone fruit make up 8,400 MT loaded and shipped from one of the countries most important commercial ports.

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Chilean Walnut Commission looks to represent a greater share of exporters

December 17th, 2010

The Chilean Walnut Commission expects production in Chile to double over the next four years and include more industry players as members.

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Southern Hemisphere countries do little to promote fruit in China, report says

December 16th, 2010

Fruit exports to China increase despite lack of promotional activity, USDA says

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Peru’s passion fruit exports grow 80% in value through October 2010

December 13th, 2010

The main destination market for the tropical fruit is Australia, with a 39% share of shipments, followed by Chile (36%) and Argentina (22%).

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More South Africa stone fruit shipments heading to Middle East

December 13th, 2010

Shipments of apricots, plums and nectarines to the Middle East see big jumps, while exports to the EU and the U.K. grow slightly or decline.

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Chile’s fruit exports to Europe fall 12% in three years

December 13th, 2010

Unfavorable exchange rate, economic crisis to blame; Asia and Latin America fill in the gap

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South Africa’s fruit exporters grapple with supermarkets, labor

December 10th, 2010

In an interview with FreshFruitPortal.com, Stuart Symington, CEO of the Fresh Produce Exporters Forum, South Africa’s main exporters association, discusses the changing fruit export business, labor shortages and the industry’s expansion into India, Pakistan and Russia.

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Peru avocado shipments up 24.6% through October 2010 on US demand

November 25th, 2010

The volume of Peruvian avocado exports between January and October of this year reached 59,400 metric tons (MT) a 24.6% increase compared to the same period last year as the US starts receiving the Peruvian fruit.

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New Zealand paid 19% more produce export tariffs this year than in 2008

November 25th, 2010

Tariffs placed on fresh produce exports from New Zealand in receiving markets have cost the industry some NZD $235 million (US $ 179 million), up 19% since 2008.

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Argentina’s Tucuman wraps up exports due to low price

November 22nd, 2010

Argentina’s prime blueberry region, Tucuman, has wrapped its exports of the berry because receiving prices dropped below profitable levels. The harvest in Concordia and Buenos Aires continues.

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Chile kicks off 2010-11 export season looking to grow volume

November 19th, 2010

Chile’s 2010-11 export season is fully underway with expectations that shipment volumes will increase over last year across the board

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South Africa citrus industry sets record with 99 million cartons packed

November 17th, 2010

The amount sent to the European Union shrinks as exporters turn to markets in the Middle East and Russia, Citrus Growers Association says

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Peruvian artichoke exports continue to decline due to economic crisis

November 5th, 2010

Slow economic times in the United States, Spain and France have kept Peruvian exports of artichokes down to US$ 33.7 million from January to September 2010, 17% less than last year.

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Despite growth Peru exports to the US still below 2008 levels

November 2nd, 2010

The value of Peru’s exports have grown 30% between January and September but still lack far behind levels seen in 2008

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New Zealand pushing new free trade deals to promote exports

October 29th, 2010

New Zealand’s government is pursuing new free trade agreements, above all with the United States, to promote its exports,

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Ecuador’s agriculture ministry promises payment for banana exports

October 26th, 2010

Ecuador’s ministry of agriculture promised banana growers payment for fruit shipped to Libya after the country’s banana exporters association threatened a strike last week.

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Growers see Zespri 2010 returns increase

October 25th, 2010

New Zealand’s kiwi marketer and exporter Zespri has reported an increase in average fruit and service payments made to its growers for the 2010 kiwi season.

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Peru’s exports of grapes, mangoes to China double due to trade agreement

October 25th, 2010

Consumers, companies in China flock to grapes

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Adverse weather cuts 2010-11 Chilean avocado crop forecast

October 22nd, 2010

Unpredictable and adverse weather is taking a toll on Chilean avocado shipments thus lowering expectations for the amount shipped to the United States

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Chile increasing fruit shipments to Ukraine

October 22nd, 2010

Shipments of Chilean table grapes and kiwi will lead the range of fruits exported to the eastern European nation

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Australia appeals WTO ruling against limits on New Zealand apples

October 22nd, 2010

World body has 90 days to make a decision, trade between the two nations could bring structural changes to New Zealand’s apple industry.

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