Uzbekistan: Record exports of prunes and imports of dates, sweet peppers and cabbage

Updated Jun 8, 2023
The beginning of spring in foreign trade in vegetables and fruits in Uzbekistan was marked by several records at once. In March 2023, imports of dates rose sharply, reaching record levels. At the same time, record volumes of white, red, Beijing cabbage and sweet pepper were delivered to the country. Also, importers continued to increase the volume of purchases of coconut.
Sales of lemons to foreign markets are growing, and exports of prunes have reached the highest level in recent years. EF Trade Alerts. Uzbekistan. Vegetables The first month of 2023 was marked by a record import of white, red and Beijing cabbage to Uzbekistan. Imports of white, red, Chinese cabbage to Uzbekistan, tons It should be noted that a year earlier, Uzbekistan set export records in the segment of white and red cabbage. However, in 2023, due to the January frosts, the country lost the vast majority of the crop and the export of these products dropped sharply. The resulting shortage of vegetables was filled by Iranian wholesalers, who delivered 114 tons of cabbage to the Uzbek markets in the first spring month. In March 2023, there was also a shortage of sweet peppers. Import of sweet pepper to Uzbekistan, tons The main reason for this is the huge loss of sweet pepper crops in greenhouses during the abnormal cold weather in January, which led to an increase in prices for the ...
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