Economy & BusinessExport: Agricultural and maritime food products are a hit

Export: Agricultural and maritime food products are a hit


This sector occupies the 3rd position among Moroccan export sectors, the ministry said in a press release, noting that exports of agricultural and maritime food products recorded good performance during the year 2022 despite a difficult international and climatic context. Exports of fresh fruits and vegetables reached a volume of 2.3 million tons in 2022, representing an annual growth of 10%.

This growth trend affected all product families and all destinations.

In particular, soft fruit exports recorded a growth of 20%, reaching a volume of 131,900 tons. The year 2022 was also marked by a particularly notable growth in citrus exports to the American market (x2.2), notes the ministry.

As for exports of fishery products, they increased, in 2022, by 13% in volume and 16% in value, reaching 28 billion dirhams.

Exports of canned fish recorded growth of 7% in volume and 30% in value. Regarding processed agricultural products, their exports recorded, in 2022, an increase of 5% in volume and 19% in value compared to 2021.

Olive oil exports, for their part, rose by 85% in volume and 49% in value.

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