Onion prices have risen sharply in the Russian Federation and decreased in Uzbekistan. Market Overview Week 38 2020

Onion prices have risen sharply in the Russian Federation and decreased in Uzbekistan. Market Overview Week 38 2020


In the Russian Federation, active laying of onions for storage began, and prices rose. Onions fell in price in Uzbekistan

According to EastFruit, this week the main changes in the onion market were recorded in Russia, Uzbekistan and Georgia. At the same time, in the former, prices for the week increased by 18-26%, while in the latter two onions fell in price. In other countries where the project was regularly monitored, the market situation was calmer, and prices were rarely revised.

Onion prices as of Sep 18, 2020

So, in Of Russia onion producers started active harvesting of late varieties, respectively, the demand for these products increased, and prices went up. In addition, in the southern regions of the country, farmers reported difficulties with the harvesting campaign due to rainy weather, and the supply of quality products suitable for long-term storage was limited. At the end of the week, onion prices in Russia reached $ 0.19 / kg in their maximum limits, and sellers sold products of problem quality from $ 0.13 / kg.

IN Ukraine the main part of the offer was still low-quality onions, which were offered from $ 0.09 / kg. Meanwhile, farmers with late varieties of products have not yet forced sales and preferred to keep the main volumes, setting rather high prices, reaching $ 0.14 / kg. Cheaper than in Ukraine, onions could be purchased only in Central Asia: Tajikistan these products were offered at $ 0.08-0.10 / kg, and in Uzbekistan prices fell to $ 0.10-0.13 / kg.

Poland, meanwhile, held the lead in onion prices in the region regularly monitored by EastFruit: on the Polish market, these products, as in the previous week, were sold at $ 0.19-0.29 / kg. The range for onions was similar in Georgia: $ 0.19-0.28 / kg. IN Moldova and Belarus sellers also practically did not revise the previously established price levels: $ 0.18-0.24 / kg and $ 0.19-0.23 / kg, respectively.

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