Since the beginning of the year, Russia has increased imports of vegetables and fruits by 10%

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Published Apr 19, 2024

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As of April 14, Russia has seen a 10% increase in its imports of fruits and vegetables compared to the previous year, totaling 2.5 million tons, reports Rosselkhoznadzor. This growth is particularly evident in the imports of cabbage, onions, garlic, and salad vegetables, with Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan being key suppliers. Additionally, there has been a rise in the imports of tomatoes, dried vegetables, melons, root vegetables, citrus fruits, dried fruits, stone fruits, cucumbers, peppers, zucchini, and bananas. Ecuador stands out as the largest exporter of bananas, followed by China, Vietnam, and Costa Rica. The primary sources of these imports include EAEU countries, Turkey, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, China, and India.
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Moscow. April 18th. INTERFAX.RU - By April 14, Russia imported 2.5 million tons of fruits and vegetables, which is 10% more than in the same period last year, reports Rosselkhoznadzor with reference to data from the Federal State Information System "Argus-FITO". Supplies of cabbage increased almost 1.67 times, onions and garlic - 1.55 times, salad vegetables - 1.4 times. The department does not provide natural indicators. Uzbekistan is named the main supplier of cabbage, increasing imports by 10.5 times. Kazakhstan increased supplies of onions and garlic by 5.7 times. Imports of tomatoes increased by 29.2%, dried vegetables - by 27.4%, melons, watermelons, papaya - by 22.2%, root vegetables - by 21.6%, citrus fruits - by 20%, dried fruits - by 15.5 %, stone fruits - by 14.9%, cucumbers - by 13.9%, peppers and zucchini - by 13.6%. Banana supplies increased by 4.7%, mainly due to countries such as Ecuador, China, Vietnam, and Costa ...
Source: Interfax
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