Posted On 11 Sep 2017
Non-oil exports recorded a FOB growth of 10.5%, going from $ 5,551 million in the first half of 2016 to $ 6,135 million in the same period of 2017.
ProEcuador, an agency affiliated with the Ministry of Foreign Trade, reported this referring to Central Bank figures. The increase in volume was 7.1%, going from 4,897 tonnes to 5,245 tonnes in the same period.
This growth is evidenced by the export of Cavendish Valery bananas, which grew by 3.3% in FOB value, from $ 1,346 million in 2016 to $ 1,390 million in 2017.
Exports of frozen shrimp and prawns grew by 21.2%. From $ 1,194 million in 2016, to $ 1,447 million this year.
The productive sectors: banana, aquaculture, fishing, flowers and plants, cocoa, agribusiness, concentrated 81% of non-oil exports this first semester. (I)