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Argentinean fruit exports lowest in two decades
03 April 2017

The figures have been published by terminal operator Patagonia Norte, and include volumes from San Antonio Este and Bahia Blanca.

Zespri calls the cops
03 April 2017

The kiwifruit marketer has called in police to investigate the transfer of Gold3 and Gold9 kiwifruit varieties into China that it says may have been done illegally.

Central America ships more watermelons
03 April 2017

In the first nine months of 2016 Central America shipped a total of 172K MT of watermelons at a value of US$43m.

Less is more for Murcia
03 April 2017

Spain’s third largest fresh produce exporting region after the Comunidad Valenciana and Andalusia saw shipments fall but returns rise in 2016.

India to ship first mangoes to Asia
03 April 2017

In what is forecast to be a major boost to exports, India is to commence shipments of mangoes to Japan and South Korea this season.

New record for Ecuador banana exports
31 March 2017

Figures published by exporter association AEBE show the world’s largest exporter shipped 319m boxes of bananas in 2016, up marginally from the previous record.

Idle box fleet numbers rise
31 March 2017

The number of idle containerships at the end of February stood at 350 with an aggregated capacity of 1.4m TEU, up from the 1.3m TEU a month previously.

Huge cocaine find in reefer box
31 March 2017

Authorities in Colombia say they have found over 450 kgs of cocaine on board a containership calling at the Port of Santa Marta.

Chilean fruit struggles in the US
31 March 2017

Excess supply in its major export market has caused stocks to build and a sharp fall in pricing, according to figures from Chile’s Office of Agricultural Policies and Studies.

Indian reefer trade rises
31 March 2017

A record growth in vegetable exports coupled with a rise in imported fruit led to the year-on-year increase.

 

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