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Morocco remains Spain's main supplier of fruits, vegetables

Staff Writer | January 9, 2018
Morocco has remained Spain's main supplier of fruits and vegetables in 2017, Morocco's official MAP news agency said.
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Africa   An increase of 36 percent year-on-year
Morocco's exports amounted to $553.66 million during the first 10 months of 2017.

This is an increase of 36 percent year-on-year, said the report citing the Spanish Federation of Associations of Producers and Exporters of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers and Live Plants (FEPEX).

In terms of volume, Morocco's exports totaled 314,112 tonnes in 2017 compared with 246,349 tonnes in 2016, the same source said.

The North African country was followed by France, Portugal, the Netherlands and Belgium in the report.