The Peruvian Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri) has announced that exports of grapes to Japan are scheduled to begin on the morning of from tomorrow. Vice Minister for Agrarian Development Policies and Supervision of Midagri Segundo Regaladosays “Grape exports for Japan begin tomorrow after numerous years of negotiations. This is an excellent task for the sector particularly those who work for the National Agrarian Health Service of Peru (Senasa).” The Midagri official said that Peruvian agriculture has successfully fought off the pandemic, and the same can be expected in the current crisis caused by rainfall and overflows of rivers in the nation.

The sector of agriculture in 2022 set a new record for its Gross Value of Production (VBP) which was more than 35,000 millions (soles) in growth of 4.5 percentage points over the similar period in the preceding year, the official said.

The chief of Senasa, Miguel Quevedo, said that the Senasa team works together with Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) as well as the Foreign Ministry, and that Ten markets are created each year, on average.