EastFruit analysts draw attention to the steady downward trend in wholesale prices for cherry tomatoes in Uzbekistan. From December 3, 2021 to February 4, 2022, their average wholesale prices decreased from 50 000 to 25 000 UZS/kg (from $4.6 to $2.3).
It is worth noting that wholesale prices for cherry tomatoes in late November and early December 2021 in Uzbekistan reached the highest level of the second half of 2021. Thus, the average wholesale prices fell two times from the peak price in two months.
The current wholesale prices for cherry tomatoes in Uzbekistan are almost at the same level as they were two years ago, at the beginning of February 2020. For comparison, the average wholesale prices for cherry tomatoes on February 4, 2020 were 23 UZS/kg ($2.4).
On February 5, retail prices for cherry tomatoes in the supermarkets of the country’s capital range from 32 000 UZS/kg ($2.9) to 38 000 UZS/kg ($3.5), depending on the quality and caliber.
The average wholesale prices for cherry tomatoes in most countries, where EastFruit monitors weekly wholesale prices for more than 60 types of fruits and vegetables, are currently higher than in Uzbekistan.
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