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Spain: Exports Continue To Increase
Jan 01, 2019

For the sixth year in a row, Spanish exports of tomato pastes recorded a notable increase last year, both in terms of quantity and in terms of value. The previous marketing year (2017/2018) finished on a result of 372 551 metric tonnes (mT) exported, which is 16% up on results of the previous marketing year (321 082 mT) and 20% up on the average of the three previous years (2014/2015, 2015/2016 and 2016/2017). This performance is exceptional, all the more so for the fact that it adds a further step to a growth pattern that is already remarkable, with an average annual growth rate of close on 11% over the past six marketing years. With this new development, the Spanish industry has taken the average annual growth rate of exports in this sector to more than 8% over the past two decades.(From Tomato news)