Uzbekistan’s 11M2020 import of bananas up

Uzbekistan Materials 17 December 2020 01:55 (UTC +04:00)
Uzbekistan’s 11M2020 import of bananas up

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 17

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

Some 26,500 tons of bananas were imported to Uzbekistan from January through November 2020 in the amount of $17.6 million, Trend reports with reference to the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan.

Earlier it was reported that 23,100 tons of bananas for $15.3 million were imported into the country for 9M2020, which is 1,600 tons or $3.5 million less compared to the same period last year.

The main supplier of these products to Uzbekistan was Ecuador ($14.8 million). It is followed by Russia - $109,700, Kazakhstan - $103,100, Kyrgyzstan - $96,500, China - $91,400 and Mexico - $45,200.

This year, the import of bananas fell on Tashkent city (11,100 tons), Fergana (6,000 tons) and Tashkent (3,100 tons) regions.

It was noted that one of the reasons for the decline in banana consumption was the disruption of supply chains during quarantine, which led to a decrease in banana imports.

According to the committee, citrus fruits were second popular fruits imported to Uzbekistan during this period. The volume of mandarins imported to Uzbekistan amounted to 22,400 tons worth $3.5 million and oranges - 2,700 tons worth $1.7 million.

In addition, imported pineapples amounted to 382 tons worth $258,100, while 30.2 tons of avocados worth $21,600 were imported to Uzbekistan during the reporting period


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