Chile: Tree Nuts Annual

Commodities

Chile’s almond production regions are facing severe droughts, which are likely to affect production in MY (marketing year) 2019/20. Post projects MY2019/20 Chilean almond exports to reach 7,700 MT (metric tons), a 9.4 percent decrease over the MY2018/19 estimate. Chilean walnut exporters have diversified their export markets, resulting in an increase of export volume to Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Post estimates MY2018/19 exports to increase by 17.2 percent over MY2017/18 and reach 145,000 MT. For MY2019/20, Post projects Chilean walnut exports to increase moderately due to adverse climatic conditions and reach 151,500 MT. 

Chile: Tree Nuts Annual