Although the number of containers with Peruvian mango sent to overseas markets has been falling in recent weeks, the country continues to surpass the record high reached in the 2010/2011 campaign.
According to the Peruvian Association of Mango Producers and Exporters, the country exported 5,800 containers of mango on week 11 this season (2013/2014 ), and 5,885 containers in week 12.
Currently, Peruvian exports of fresh mango continue to surpass the 2010/2011 campaign record (5,664 containers) by 3.7%.
In detail, the country exported 82 containers on week 12. 80 were destined for Europe, one for Canada and one for other markets. There was no data recorded for the U.S. market. To date, 3,185 containers have been exported to Europe, 2,190 to the U.S., 274 to Canada, and 236 to other markets.
Cities are the future of the world. Over half the world's population lives in cities, and by the middle of the century more than seven in 10 people will live in cities, according to the United Nations. Almost all this urban growth will take place in emerging economies.
This map from Citi Research shows the location and size of major cities around the world and the share of population in each country living in cities, based on U.N. data:
Asia — especially China and India — has a huge number of cities, but their populations remain spread out, compared to the more urbanized Western Hemisphere and Europe.
CHACHOENGSAO, 2 April 2014 - Chachoengsao, just east of Bangkok, has kicked off its annual mango festival on Tuesday evening.
It is the fourth consecutive years that the province has organized the event with an aim to introduce local products to ASEAN market and beyond.
The province is one of the best mango growing areas in Thailand, focusing on organic mangoes which fetch better price in the international market.
During the ten-day festival, visitors can enjoy local food such as sticky rice with mango and green mango salad, shop in local agricultural product and craft fairs, watch on-stage performances and also witness competitions searching for best agricultural products.