Chile: Exports of fresh fruit exceed 854,000 tons to date

The Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile AG (ASOEX) has recently presented the advance of fresh fruit exports so far in the 2017/18 fruit season. Thus, according to its president Ronald Bown, from September 1st to February 16th, Chile has sent 854,671 tons of fresh fruits to the world, a figure that turns out to be 5.35% less than the volumes sent to the same period last season.

The Chilean exports of blueberries of this campaign account for around 46,000 tons

The 2017/18 campaign of blueberries from Chile, is already 45% complete and has been characterized by favorable weather conditions. To date, Chilean exports of this red fruit are close to 46,000 tons, registering the highest weekly dispatch in the history of this industry when, during week 51, 11,575 tons were shipped.

Pilot program to implement an electronic system that verifies the export of Chilean fruit to China

The China Entry & Exit Biosecurity Society (CBS) and the Association of Exporters of Chilean Fruit AG (ASOEX) have signed an agreement for the implementation of an Electronic Verification System for Chilean fruit exports to China. The purpose of this agreement is to ensure that fruits meet the quality and safety standards of both countries, as well as to make inspections more efficient at the ports of entry of the Chinese market.

Chile: ASOEX starts its first fruit promotional campaign in Madrid in an airport

The Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile AG (ASOEX) starts today, August 14th, in Madrid and until next September 14th, the first promotional campaign of Chilean fruits in an airport, taking advantage of the fact that Chile is in full export season of apples, kiwis and pears, fruits that will be the perfect snack in the restaurants of Madrid Airport. Together with the promotion of the consumption of Chilean fruits as healthy snacks, this activity seeks to expand distribution channels.

Chile: India opens doors to its exports of fresh avocados and blueberries

From next season, Chile will be able to export avocados and fresh blueberries to India, after recently closing an agreement with the authorities of this country, in very advantageous conditions. An achievement achieved in the context of a public-private visit to India, headed by Undersecretary of Agriculture, Claudio Ternicier.

Chile signs an agreement with the EU that equates the certification standards of ecological products

Chile and the European Union have recently signed a historic agreement on trade in organic products, matching the rules in both areas for the certification of these products.

Chile: First exports of nectarines reach the Chinese market

On February 4th, the authorities of the People's Republic of China confirmed that the country has access to nectarines from Chile, a long awaited news from this South American country, whose materialization has been possible thanks to the joint work of the sector Public and private.

Chile exports nectarine to the Chinese market from November

Chilean exports of nectarines will enter the Chinese market directly from November, as announced by the Minister of Agriculture of Chile, Carlos Furche. The official opening of the Chinese market for export of this fruit is the result of three years of negotiations and several meetings held between the authorities of the Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) and the Chinese AQSIQ. Previously, Chilean nectarine only entered the Chinese market through Hong Kong, with arrests which made the fruit quality lessened and for this reason could not be distributed.

Exports of Chilean fruit and vegetables recover the pace

According to ASOEX, Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile, presented by marketing director for Europe and Asia, Charif Christian Carvajal, the Latin American country has regained sales volumes in Europe, with an average increase of 4% in the 27 European markets that Chilean fruits are addressed.

Asoex expressed caution about future effects of 'Brexit'

The president of the Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile (Asoex), Ronald Brown, has expressed caution about the future implications of the departure of the United Kingdom of the European Union, considering that "it is still premature to visualize the immediate effects of this decision for exports of Chilean fruit ".