According to the results of 11 months of 2020, Russia remains the largest consumer of Uzbek vegetables and fruits in value terms as reported by Nuz.uz. According to the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, in January-November 2020, Uzbekistan sold 341 900 tons of agricultural products worth $ 243.1 million to the Russian Federation, which makes 26% of the total export volume.
Kazakhstan remained the second-largest consumer of agricultural products from Uzbekistan, having imported 592 900 tons of vegetables and fruits worth $238.8 million. This is 25.5% of Uzbekistan’s export of vegetables and fruits.
Besides, 130 600 tons of vegetables and fruits worth $175.8 million were shipped to Kyrgyzstan in January-November 2020.
Pakistan bought 45 700 tons of fruits and vegetables for $69 million from Uzbekistan.
These countries remain the main export markets for fruits and vegetables from Uzbekistan.
According to the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, in January-November 2020, the volume of fruit and vegetable exports totalled 1, 387 700 thousand tons, exceeding $936.3 million in value terms. Compared to the same period in 2019, horticultural exports declined by 17.8%. Besides, Uzbekistan exported 707 700 tons of vegetables worth $358.7 million and 381.8 thousand tons of fruits and berries worth $339.2 million. The decline rate of exports in value terms, compared to the same period in 2019, equalled 18.4% and 12% respectively.
In January-November 2020, the share of fruits and vegetables in total exports from Uzbekistan equalled 6.6%.
According to the State Statistics Committee’s, the volume of fruit and vegetable exports to Russia exceeded that to China by 4.7 times.
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