Record imports of apples and fresh raspberries, results of October 2022 in Serbia

Published Feb 3, 2023

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In the second month of autumn 2022, several major changes took place in the foreign trade in fruits and vegetables in Serbia. Firstly, against the backdrop of a crop failure, the country set an absolute record in apple imports. Secondly, despite the negative price trends in the European frozen raspberry market, Serbia imported a record volume of fresh raspberries.

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Of the less significant events in October, it is also worth noting a record export of quince from Serbia, an increase in imports of potatoes and coconuts, and an increase in exports of cabbage. EF Trade Alerts. Georgia. Fruits The serious fall in the apple harvest in Serbia in 2022 had quite serious consequences for the local fruit industry. Thus, the import of apples to Serbia in October reached a historical record of 12.1 thousand tons, an increase of almost seven times compared to the same month of the previous year! Note that the main supplier of apples to the Serbian market was North Macedonia, which sold 10.6 thousand tons of these fruits to Serbia, and Albania was in second place in the ranking of exporters (1.5 thousand tons). Unlike apples, quince cultivation in Serbia has fared much better this year, and the country even managed to export a record 655 tonnes in October 2022. For comparison, a year earlier, Serbian exporters sold only 15 tons of quince. The key buyer of ...
Source: Eastfruit
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