Turkmenistan increases supply of fruit, vegetable products to Russia

Business Materials 16 August 2021 17:19 (UTC +04:00)
Turkmenistan increases supply of fruit, vegetable products to Russia

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 16

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

As of August 10, 2021, Turkmenistan increased the supply of fruit and vegetable products to Russia by 93 percent, Trend reports with reference to the data of Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance.

During the reporting period, deliveries increased from 16,900 tons to 32,700 tons.

Turkmenistan has significantly increased the volume of tomato supplies to Russia from 16,400 tons to 31,900 tons, which is 94 percent more than the same period in 2020. In addition, the import of Turkmen carrots increased from 40 tons to 302 tons in 2021.

As early as the Federal State Statistics Service of Russia told Trend, almost 74 percent of the trade turnover between Turkmenistan and Russia from January through May 2021 accounted for Russian exports to Turkmenistan.

"The biggest volume of Russian exports to Turkmenistan during the reporting period accounted for ferrous metal products ($28.7 million): transport vehicles, except for railway and tram ($15.3 million), as well as fats and oils of animal or vegetable origin and products of their splitting; ready-made edible fats; waxes of animal or vegetable origin ($15 million)," said the message.

Vegetables and some edible root crops and tubers ($33.7 million), cotton ($8.7 million), plastics and products made from them ($8.7 million) accounted for the largest part of the total volume of imports of goods from Turkmenistan.


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