China has become the sixth largest export market for Mexican avocado
The Mexican Ministry of Agricultural Statistics recently released new data on the period from January to July. According to them, Mexico produced 1.042 million tons of avocados, which constitutes 5.6% more than last year. 84 million tons were produced in Michoacan state, which constitutes 81%, and 72,000 tons in Jalisco state, which constitutes 6.8%. According to the Mexican Ministry of Economy's data, in the first half of this year, Mexico's avocado exports to China amounted to 10.9 million US dollars, which constitutes 0.7% of the market. China is the sixth biggest market for Mexican avocado exports after the United States, Canada, Japan, El Salvador and France.