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The U.S. ranks 1st in asparagus imports

1 August 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States imported 124,045 metric tonnes of asparagus, or 46% of the world’s total asparagus imports. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

The U.S. ranks 6th in asparagus exports

24 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2006 the United States accounted for 3% of the world’s asparagus exports, enough to make it rank sixth in that category. Peru, which ranked first, accounted for 40% of the word’s asapargus exports.

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