Volume of dried apricots exported from Uzbekistan’s Samarkand disclosed
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 2
By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:
The volume of dried apricots exported from the Samarkand region of Uzbekistan from January through September in physical terms amounted to 4,500 tons, Trend reports with reference to the State Customs Committee.
This type of product is exported mainly to Iraq, Turkey, Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine.
Entrepreneurs of the Samarkand region exported dried apricots worth about $5.8 million over the past nine months.
According to the general director of Caravan Gardens Jamshid Abdullaev, Uzbekistan ranks second in the world in the cultivation of bargak (dried apricots without seeds).
To date, about 106 regional enterprises have established the export of dried apricots.
Currently, Uzbekistan supplied apricots in the amount of 11,200 tons worth $10.9 million to the markets of nine foreign countries.
The largest importers of Uzbek apricot this season were Kazakhstan, Russia, and Kyrgyzstan. In addition, supplies to Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkmenistan have been established.
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