According to sources from the Spanish Ministry of Traffic and Waterways (FOmento) the turnover in the ports was 8.5 million tonnes of horticultural products, of which 60% (4.9 million tonnes) was intended for import and export. It is expected that there will be an amount of 10 million tonnes in 2020.
According to figures from the Spanish Union of Fruit and Vegetable Producers and Exports (FEPEX) the value of the Spanish export of fresh fruits and vegetables in 2016 rose by 5% to € 12.4 million.
The main port authorities (Bahía de Algeciras, Bahía de Cádiz, Bilbao, Cartagena, Castellón, Ferrol, Huelva, Las Palmas, Marín y Ría de Pontevedra, Mortril, Sevilla, Tarragona, Valencia and Vigo) have a collective surface of 85 million m2 as well as cooling and storing facilities of around 2 million m3. They also have a mooring area of over 300,000 m, links with every port in the world, border inspections (PIF), phytosanitary services and a large amount of logistical solutions.
Source: Agroberichten Buitenland