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Spain exported 1 million tonnes of tomatoes in 2013

In 2013, Spain exported a total of 1,003,770 tonnes of tomatoes at an average price of 0.98 Euro/kilo, according to data provided by the Department of Customs and Special Taxes of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

20.86% of the exports went to Germany, which received a total of 209,430 tonnes. The second largest destination was France, with 159,640 tonnes, and the third position was for the UK, which imported 148,440 tonnes of tomatoes. Fourth in the ranking was the Netherlands, with 131,450 tonnes, followed by Poland, which imported 68,150 tonnes of Spanish tomatoes.

The average price paid by EU countries was of 0.98 Euro/kilo, while exports to non-EU countries reached an average of 1.11 Euro/kilo.

From the five largest EU importers, the best prices were paid by Germany, with 1.145 Euro/kilo, followed by the Netherlands (1.035 Euro/kilo), the UK (0.91 Euro/kilo), France (0.832 Euro/kilo), and Poland (0.822 Euro/kilo).

Provinces

By provinces, the largest exporter was Almeria, with 549,540 tonnes; 54.75% of the total, at an average price of 0.93 Euro/kilo, followed by Murcia with 123,450 tonnes (12.30% and 0.92 Euro/kilo); Granada, with 84,360 tonnes (8.4% and 1.63 Euro/kilo); Las Palmas, with 68,800 tonnes(6.85% and 0.74 Euro/kilo) and Alicante, which exported 63,380 tonnes (6.31%) at an average of 0.99 Euro/kilo.

Source: hortoinfo.es

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