Trade and markets
 

Publications on fruits and vegetables

Citrus Fruits Statistics 2015
This is the 2015 edition of the annual compilation of statistics related to the international production, trade, and processing into juice of citrus fruits with grower and wholesale prices. The fruits covered are oranges, tangerines, lemons, limes and grapefruit. The statistics are disaggregated by fruit, by year, by region and by country from 1981/2 to 2013/14.

World markets for organic fruit and vegetables - opportunities for developing countries in the production and export of organic horticultural products
This study focuses on fresh certified organic fruit and vegetables (both temperate and tropical). For some countries where other organic products (e.g. processed and frozen vegetables) are of significant importance, short sections on these products are included.

World markets for organic citrus and citrus juices
This publication provides estimates on demand for fresh organic citrus and organic citrus juices in the world's largest organic markets (United States, Japan and European countries), including data on sales and imports. In addition to the current market situation, the study analyzes the prospects for further growth in consumption in the short and medium term.

Economic Comparison of Organic and Conventional Citrus-growing Systems in Spain
This study was carried out in the Valencia region, Spain, in 2000. It uses financial indicators to compare the profitability of organic and conventional production for two crops (oranges and mandarins).

World markets for organic fruit and vegetables - opportunities for developing countries in the production and export of organic horticultural products
This study focuses on fresh certified organic fruit and vegetables (both temperate and tropical). For some countries where other organic products (e.g. processed and frozen vegetables) are of significant importance, short sections on these products are included.

Important commodities in agricultural trade: Fruits and Vegetables
5th WTO Ministerial Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 10-14 September 2003
Fruit and vegetables exports are increasingly important for many developing economies. There are few subsidies for producers in developed countries and tariffs are low. There is a demand for harmonization of technical standards and treatments of exports which affect production processes and agrochemical practices.

Private standards in the United States and European Union markets for fruit and vegetables. No. 3. 2007
This report gives an overview of standards and certification programmes relevant for fruit and vegetable producers and exporters in developing countries with a focus on the markets of the United States and the European Union.