17 Feb, 2023 @ 08:45
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Exports in Spain’s Andalucia soar by 24.3% achieving ‘all-time record’

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Exports in Spain’s Malaga grow by 8% achieving ‘all-time record’

ANDALUCIA has closed 2022 with record exports reaching almost €43,000 million.

Sales abroad grew by 24.3% reaching €42.958 billion, 8 billion more than in 2021, which was also a record year.

Andalucia’s chief export product is olive oil which has also achieved an all-time record, exceeding €3,000 million for the first time (€3,286 million).

A new billion-euro frontier is that of the vegetable sector, which for the first time in history has exceeded €4,000 million exported, thanks to a growth of 13.9% over 2021; or fruit, which is close to €3,000 million, thanks to a rise of 1.1%.

In terms of markets, Andalucia has gained ground in 2022 in 9 of its top 10 markets, with the United States topping the chart as the fastest growing destination for Andalucian exports, up by 62% to €3,287 million.

The US is followed by Morocco -with €2,000 million- and China -with €1,559 million.

Other markets that are also registering strong growth, contributing to the diversification of destinations, such as Saudi Arabia, which is in twelfth place, with a sixfold increase in Andalucian sales (+563%), to €974 million, thanks to a boost in the naval sector.

By provinces, Cadiz ends the year as the first exporter of the community and the fastest growing, with 50% more sales than in 2021 and a turnover of €10,377 million, tallying 24.2% of the total of Andalucia.

The second in sales is Huelva, with 9,134 million in 2022, 21.3% of the total.

Thanks to these soaring figures, PP chief, Juanma Moreno, has highlighted that Andalucia’s export sector continues to demonstrate its ‘potential and strength.’


Cristina Hodgson

Half English, half Spanish animal person. Cristina loves writing about all things fitness, travel and culture, she is also a script writer and novelist. When she's not typing away, you can find her enjoying outdoor sports somewhere off the beaten track in Andalucia. If you have a story get in touch! [email protected]

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