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Mexico’s agricultural food exports to Japan increases in 2018

KJ Staff
KJ Staff

Mexico's agricultural food trade surplus with Japan in the first half of 2018 has increased by 9.2% over the same period in 2017. It went up from 569.8 million dollars to 622.2 million.

As per the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (Sagarpa), Mexico’s agricultural food exports to Japan amounted to 628.5 million dollars at the end of the first semester.

The Ministry of Agriculture of Mexico in Japan told that this symbolizes a positive growth of exports, as their commercial value went up by more than 54 million dollars over the same period in 2017.

The main products exported to Japan are:

  • Avocado - 15.85 percent;

  • Asparagus - 5.04 percent;

  • Kabocha pumpkin - 3.88 percent,

  • Orange juice - 2.26 percent

Sagarpa said Japan is the 3rd biggest market for Mexican agricultural food exports after the US and Canada.

In addition, Tokyo is the 3rd largest exporter, 8th biggest importer and the top investor among the economies of Asia-Pacific.

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