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In March, the import of vegetables and fruits through Primorye increased by 10 thousand tons

In March, the import of vegetables and fruits through Primorye increased by 10 thousand tons
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In March 2021, the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration monitored the import of about 30 thousand tons of fruits, vegetables and berries into the region. This exceeds the indicators of the previous month by 10 thousand tons. China remains the leader in terms of imports.

According to the press service of the Rosselkhoznadzor, such products are imported from 16 countries through Primorye. In March, China accounted for more than 13 thousand tons of vegetables, fruits and berries. This is twice as much as in February 2021. Turkey also doubled the volume of imports - more than 1,1 thousand tons of grapefruits, apples, lemons, pomegranates and oranges were imported.

More than 6,5 thousand tons of bananas from Ecuador, 2,7 thousand tons of Pakistani tangerines and oranges. More than two thousand tons of oranges, lemons, tangerines and grapefruits were received from Egypt in Primorye.

In addition, small volumes of grapes, pears, plums and apples from South Africa (405 tons), apples from New Zealand (374,5 tons), grapes from India (338 tons), pineapples, avocados passed through Primorye. and bananas from the Philippines (about 230 tons). Peru, Argentina, Vietnam, Morocco and Costa Rica also imported various fruits with a volume of up to 200 tons.

In terms of vegetables, the leaders were potatoes from Pakistan (more than two thousand tons), Egypt (107 tons). Onions (152 tons) and pumpkin (26,4 tons) were imported from New Zealand. They brought carrots from Vietnam, onions from Japan, and cabbage from the Republic of Korea.

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