Uzbekistan’s cabbage exports down

Uzbekistan Materials 28 March 2023 11:50 (UTC +04:00)
Nazrin Babayeva
Nazrin Babayeva
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 28. Uzbekistan exported 15,300 tons of cabbage worth $3.6 million from January through February 2023, Trend reports via Uzbek State Statistics Committee.

During the reporting period, the volume of cabbage exports decreased by more than 2.3 times, compared to the figure for the first two months in 2022 (36,100 tons worth $9 million).

The largest volume of cabbages is produced in Uzbekistan’s regions such as Tashkent, Samarkand, and Surkhandarya.

Uzbekistan, in the reporting period, overall exported some 135,600 tons of fruit and vegetables worth $116.4 million, decreasing by 1.2 times or 28,500 tons, compared to the same period last year (164,000 tons worth $113.7 million).

Besides cabbages, Uzbekistan exported to its trade partners some 17,600 tons of mug beans, 15,500 tons of dried grapes,11,100 tons of fresh grapes, 7,600 tons of tomatoes, 6,200 tons of pomegranates, 4,400 tons of prunes, 3,600 tons of chili pepper, 1,400 tons of peanuts, etc.

The main importers of Uzbek fruit and vegetables were Kazakhstan (44,800 tons), Russia (29,200 tons), China (19,500 tons), Kyrgyzstan (11,900 tons), and Pakistan (9,200 tons).

In 2022, Uzbekistan exported some 150,000 tons of cabbage worth $39.8 million abroad.