India began supplying bananas to Russia

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Published Feb 7, 2024

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India, the world's largest banana producer, has started exporting bananas to Russia, with the first shipment dispatched in January 2024. The volume of exports is anticipated to grow in the future. India is also keen on expanding its fruit supplies to the Russian market, including mangoes, pineapples, papaya, and guava. Currently, there are no restrictions on importing fruits and vegetables from India to Russia, as long as they are accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate.
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This country is the world's largest producer of bananas: in 2023, they produced 33 million tons of fruit. India sent the first batch of bananas to Russia in January 2024, and export volumes will increase in the future. This was reported to journalists by the press service of Rosselkhoznadzor. “The result of our joint work was the shipment of the first batch of bananas from India to Russia in January 2024, the next delivery is planned until the end of February this year. Further, the volume of exports of Indian bananas to the Russian market will increase,” the message says. Rosselkhoznadzor discussed with representatives of the plant protection, quarantine and storage department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare of India issues related to the supply of fruits from India to Russia. The Indian side expressed interest in expanding the range of fruit supplies to the Russian market: bananas, mangoes, pineapples, papaya and guava. The issue of access to Indian fruits ...
Source: Specagro
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