Morocco’s exports of citrus fruits up
Morocco’s exports of citrus fruits amounted to 165,900 tons, as of December 21, registering a 19% increase compared to the 139,100 tons in the same period of last year.
Some 93% of these exports were made of clementines, and 60% of them were provided by the southwestern Atlantic region of Souss-Massa, said the Moroccan agriculture, rural development and sea fisheries ministry.
Meanwhile, according to MAP, total exports of early fruits and vegetables went down by 4% from 116,000 tons to 111,000 tons.
Tomato exports also fell by 11% to hit 69,000 tons this year, while exports of other fruits and vegetables posted an increase of 10%.