Fuente: usa.chinadaily.com.cn

“Exports of avocados from Mexico to China have substantially increased in recent years. Although total volumes remain small, the growth rate of this market is amazing,” said Ramon Paz of the Association of Producers, Exporters and Packers of Avocados from Mexico (APEAM).

Chinese residents are developing a taste for avocados, and officials in Mexico, the world’s largest producer, believe China is a market ripe for growth, as Mexico may be facing possible policy changes by the Trump administration that could affect US avocado trade.

“WE SHIPPED 860,000 TONS IN THE 2015-16 SEASON AND EXPECT TO SHIP AROUND 800,000 TONS IN THE CURRENT 2016-17 SEASON. THIS REPRESENTS AROUND 80 PERCENT OF THE US MARKET CONSUMPTION,”

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