Potato trade reaches new highs

World potato trade is at record levels according to special analysis by World Potato Markets for its annual market and trade review, writes Cedric Porter

World potato trade is at record levels according to special analysis by World Potato Markets for its annual market and trade review, writes Cedric Porter.
During 2017 €13.172 billion (US$16.05 billion, using the current exchange rate of €1=US$1.22) of potatoes and potato products were exported, according to trade data from the top 100 exporting countries. That was 6.6% higher than the figure for 2016 and a massive 84% higher than in 2013.

 

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