Frutas y HortalizasNov. 2, 2021
USDA: proyecta producción de uvas, manzanas y peras de Chile
In MY2021/22, as production bounces back from decline caused by heavy rain during the MY2020/21 harvest, Post projects that table grape production will increase by 22 percent, totaling 805,000 metric tons. FAS Santiago expects exports to also increase by 22.9 percent, reaching 645,000MT. Since planted area is projected to remain unchanged, Post projects apple production and exports to remain flat in MY2021/22, totaling 1,090,000 MT and 637,000 MT,
respectively. Post projects Chile’s MY2021/22 fresh pear production at 217,000 MT (6.9 percent decrease) and exports at 112,000 MT (6.7 percent decrease) due to a declining trend in planted area.
USDA/October 27, 2021