Global trade in food and agricultural products more than doubles in last two decades

Global trade in food and ag more than doubles

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Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


[24 September, Hellenic Shipping News]

A new report by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization shows global agri-food trade has more than doubled since 1995. Agri-food trade’s total value amounted to US$1.5 trillion in 2018; exports from developing countries are rising and account for over one-third of the world’s total.

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