BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec.6
By Natavan Rzayeva - Trend:
Uzbekistan has imported 389,500 tons of potatoes worth $44.5 million from 13 foreign countries from January through October of 2021, Trend reports referring to the Uzbek State Statistics Committee.
Import of potatoes increased by 103,000 tons compared to the corresponding period of the last year.
During this period, most of the potatoes were imported from Kazakhstan in the amount of 128,000 tons.
The main countries that exported potatoes to Uzbekistan in 10 months of 2021 were: Iran (127,000 tons), Pakistan (100,000 tons), Kyrgyzstan (19,000 tons), Holland (11,000 tons), Russia (4,400 tons), France (616 tons), Afghanistan (374.6 tons) and Germany (66.3 tons).
From January through September 2021, the country imported 331,600 tons of potatoes worth $38.8 million.