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For the first quarter of 2022, Bulgaria has decreased exports of vegetables and growth in imports of fruits

За тримесечие: намалява износът на зеленчуци, ръст във вноса на плодове
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Jun 23, 2022
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According to preliminary NSI data, in the first quarter of 2022, the country imported 84.1 thousand tons of fresh vegetables and 107.1 thousand tons of fresh fruits, which is respectively 3.7% less and 13% more compared to the same period of 2021, showing an operational analysis of the Ministry of Agriculture. According to the data, the decrease in total imports of fresh vegetables is mainly due to lower supplies of cucumbers and gherkins (by 3.4 thousand tons or 26.2%) and tomatoes (by 2.5 thousand tons or 10%).
According to preliminary NSI data, in the first quarter of 2022 the country imported 84.1 thousand tons of fresh vegetables and 107.1 thousand tons of fresh fruits, which is respectively 3.7% less and 13% more compared to the same period in 2021, show an operational analysis of the Ministry of Agriculture. According to the data, the decrease in total imports of fresh vegetables is mainly due to lower supplies of cucumbers and gherkins (by 3.4 thousand tons or 26.2%) and tomatoes (by 2.5 thousand tons or 10%). There is a decrease in the import of cabbage, peppers, eggplants and pumpkins - by between 0.9% and 19.6%. At the same time, the delivered quantity of potatoes increased by 3.5 thousand tons or 27.3%. Imports of onion vegetables (by 3.7%) and mushrooms (by 10.7%) also increased. About 69% of the import of fresh fruits in the first three months of 2022 are formed by citrus fruits and bananas - a total of 74.1 thousand tons, which is 2.7 thousand tons or 3.8% more on an annual ...
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