Earlier, EastFruit wrote about the record volumes of exports of the main types of cabbage from Uzbekistan in January 2022, due to the rush demand in foreign markets. In February, the situation also remained favorable for Uzbek producers and exporters of white cabbage, Beijing, cauliflower and broccoli.
According to preliminary data from the Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, export volumes in physical terms for the main types of cabbage in February 2022 amounted to:
- white cabbage – 17 200 tonnes, which is 2.2 times more than in the same month of 2021;
- cauliflower and broccoli – 2 500 tonnes, which is 62% more than in February 2021;
- Chinese cabbage – 710 tonnes, which is 3.6 times more than in February 2021.
As for the geography of exports, 99% of the total volume of white cabbage was exported to four countries – Kazakhstan (80%), Russia (10%), Kyrgyzstan (6%) and Belarus (3%). About 98% of cauliflower and broccoli – Kazakhstan (61%), Russia (17%), Kyrgyzstan (12%) and Ukraine (8%); almost the entire volume of Beijing cabbage was shipped to three countries – Kazakhstan (74%), Russia (18%) and Belarus (8%).
In total, in January-February 2022, Uzbekistan exported 28 000 tonnes of white cabbage, which is 2.1 times more than in the same period in 2021.
Export volumes of other cabbages in January-February 2022 in physical terms amounted to:
- cauliflower and broccoli – 6 200 tonnes, which is 2.2 times more than in the same period in 2021;
- Beijing cabbage – 1 700 tonnes, which is 6.6 times more than in the same period of 2021.
We remind you that in the first ten days of February 2022, EastFruit wrote about a sharp increase in the area planted with early cabbage in Uzbekistan, which gives hope for stabilization and even possible decrease in cabbage prices in the countries of the region in the coming months.
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