The Netherlands was the largest buyer with 38.4% of total export volumes, followed by the US (36.7%), the UK (5.4%), Canada (4.7%) and Spain (4.1%), freshfruitportal.com reported, citing Alertaeconomica.com.
Maximixe’s growth figures are slightly under statistics released by the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG) earlier this month, citing a rise mango shipments of 62% in the first half.
Alertaeconomica.com reported a 22.8% average annual export growth rate for the fruit over the last five years.
Sunshine Export is the country’s leading mango exporter with 10.9% market share, followed by Camposol with 9.7%, the story reported.
Several industry experts and growers have cited an oversupply in the global mango market.