Mexico, with its 31 states and with Mexico City – one of the biggest cities in the world, at an altitude of 2,240 metres above sea level – has a population of 130,000,000.
Mexico is a hugely important agricultural producer in many different categories. It is the world’s largest producer of avocados and the second largest of lemons; it is the world’s third largest producer of papayas, strawberries and blueberries, the fourth largest of sorghum, mangos and raspberries, and the fifth largest producer in the world of maize, cauliflowers, broccoli and oranges.
Source: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mexico’s agricultural and horticultural sectors are expected to continue to grow over the coming few years, since domestic demand will increase with the growth of the population as a whole and of the middle class. The largest share of Mexican agricultural exports currently goes to the US market, but the country is set to expand its export destinations further.
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