Canada has opportunities for SMEs exporting non-traditional products | News


By Miguel De la VegaThe Canadian market offers opportunities for the export of Peruvian small and medium enterprises (SMEs), especially for non-traditional products.

This was stated today by the CEO of Promperú, Luis Torres, after highlighting the 10 years of validity of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Peru and Canada.

"The free trade agreement between Canada and Peru allows export opportunities to Peruvian SMEs," he told the Andean Agency.

He said that non-traditional exports from Peru to Canada grew by 230% in the last 10 years.

"Quinoa and frozen trout fillets are first of all non-traditional shipments to Canada, followed by fresh tangerines," he explained.

"Also, asparagus, kion, fresh avocados, avocados, fresh blueberries, specialty coffees, grapes, cotton shirts," he added.

He said that 10 years ago Peru exported 58 million dollars in non-traditional products to Canada and after the trade agreement in that period it rose to 192 million dollars.

Luis Torres participated in the Foreign Trade seminar organized by Comex.

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Posted on: 12/9/2019

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