The fresh fruit and vegetable export sector recorded good performance during the 2020-2021 agricultural season, assured the Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests on Friday.
Thus, the volume of citrus exports during this campaign, from September 1, 2020 to March 21, 2021, recorded a growth of around 9% compared to the same period of the 2019-2020 season, it is specified. in a press release sanctioning the work of a follow-up meeting held by the Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests with senior central and regional officials on the progress of the current agricultural campaign.
“If we do not take into account the volume of Maroc Late, exported in the off-season during the previous campaign, the growth rate of citrus exports during this campaign will be of the order of 16%, according to the data stopped at 21 March for both campaigns, ”explains the same source. In addition, during this campaign, exports of market garden products recorded on March 21, an increase in volume of around 3% in comparison with the same period of the previous campaign.