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More and more Serbian fruit growers are opting for organic cultivation

Fruits
Serbia
Published Sep 8, 2021

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Good prices but unfavorable weather conditions and lower harvests were characteristic of the Serbian horticultural sector this year. The country's Agriculture Minister describes the situation as follows: "In April and May expectations were high, but nevertheless we end the year with the same agricultural GDP (gross domestic product). I expected further growth in June but the drought in July put a stop to it. The raspberry price reached €3.40 per kilo.

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Good prices but unfavorable weather conditions and lower harvests were characteristic of the Serbian horticultural sector this year. The country's Agriculture Minister describes the situation as follows: "In April and May expectations were high, but nevertheless we end the year with the same agricultural GDP (gross domestic product). I expected further growth in June but the drought in July put a stop to it. "The price of raspberries reached €3.40 per kilo. The quality of blackcurrants was better than last year and the quality of plums was certainly not bad." In the first six months of 2021, Serbia's agri-food sector posted a turnover of €3.1 billion, representing a growth of 11.7% year-on-year, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia reported. (PKS). Agro-exports reached a value of €1.9 billion, an increase of 13.6% compared to the previous year. The share of agro-exports amounted to 19.6% of total exports. Agricultural imports reached a value of €1.1 billion, growing by ...
Source: AGF
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