Andalusia’s agro-food exports closed the yr 2020 with a complete worth of 11,255 million Euro, which is the best on file. These exports additionally generated a file commerce surplus of seven,040 million for the regional financial system.
In keeping with Extenda knowledge, this new file entails a 0.6% enhance in gross sales in comparison with 2019, with development achieved in lots of its important EU markets, however particularly additionally in additional distant markets, with China because the quickest rising within the High 10.
The worldwide gross sales recorded on this interval, along with imports price 4,215 million, resulted in a protection fee of 267%; virtually double that of the nationwide common (150%), which signifies that Andalusia sells overseas virtually 3 times the meals and drinks that it buys from the world. At the moment, the area’s agri-food exports account for 21.3% of the nationwide whole (52,804 million).
File variety of exporting corporations
Exporting corporations within the sector are accountable for this milestone. In 2020, there was a complete of three,729 of them, which is 2.5% greater than in 2019 and the best determine on file. It’s a very vital determine, given the present disaster, and it exhibits the sector’s dynamism.
Appreciable diversification in the direction of Asia, Africa and Oceania
Europe is the primary vacation spot for the Andalusian agri-food sector, with greater gross sales in 2020 in all the primary markets, though vital development has additionally been achieved in Asia, Africa and Oceania. This has allowed the sector to strengthen its worldwide place in 2020 via a better diversification of gross sales.
China is the quickest rising market of the highest ten, with 20.9%, and is now the eighth most vital vacation spot for Andalusian agriculture, with 331 million Euro (2.9% of the overall). Among the many prime 20 markets, Morocco is the one which grows essentially the most (fifteenth within the rating), with 56% extra gross sales and 107 million; whereas Australia (nineteenth important vacation spot) has grown by 18.9%, to 95 million; and Saudi Arabia closes the High 20 locations with a rise of 11.5%, to 81 million.
Greens, the very best sellers
In 2020, essentially the most exported Andalusian agri-food merchandise have been greens, with 3,298 million; 29.3% of the overall and a rise of 5.6% in comparison with 2019. In second place we have now fruits, with 2,494 million, 22.2% of the overall and a rise of three.3%.
Almería stood out because the main Andalusian agri-food exporter in 2020, with 3,215 million Euro offered; 28.6% of the overall and a rise of 4.4%.