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12 Million Tons Of Fruit And Vegetable Products Moved In Spanish Ports In 2019

12 million tons of fruit and vegetable products moved in Spanish ports in 2019

Spain (PortSEurope) February 5, 2020 – One of the main suppliers of fruits, vegetables and legumes in Europe is Spain. In 2019, total traffic was over 12 million tons of fruit and vegetable products, an increase of 4%, reports Puertos del Estado, the state-owned organisation responsible for the management of state-owned ports. More than 2 million tons were exports of Spanish products, increasing by 14% and 5.5 million, +13.4%
were products in transit. According to FEPEX, the Spanish Federation of Associations of Fruit Exporters Producers, more than 12.5 million tons of Spanish products were exported in 2018, which amounted to €12,832 million. More than 1.6 million tons of these exports (about 12%) were made by sea. The Spanish ports are participating at the Fruit Logistica Fair in Berlin. The stand is “Ports of Spain”, under the slogan “Connecting the World to Fresh Food”, 12 Port Authorities (Almería, Algeciras Bay, Cádiz Bay, Bilbao, Castellón, Huelva, Málaga, Motril, Santander, Tarragona, SC Tenerife and Valencia) are included, Barcelona and Cartagena will have their own stand. About 85% of imports and 60% of Spanish exports are made through tate-owned ports. Fruit Logistica represents an opportunity to establish contact with the main suppliers of this market. The fair, which is held annually, has more than 3,200 exhibitors, and is visited by more than 78,000 professionals from 130 countries. Original source –

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