Export of fruit and vegetable products of Uzbekistan for 8 months of 2020 decreased by 31%


Export of fruit and vegetable products of Uzbekistan for 8 months of 2020 decreased by 31%

09/21/2020

The share of fruits and vegetables in total exports of Uzbekistan amounted to 5.1%

According to the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan in January-August 2020, the volume of exports of fruits and vegetables amounted to 979.8 thousand tons and in value terms exceeded $ 595.6 million (the rate of decline compared to the same period in 2019 was 31.5%).

558.8 thousand tons of vegetables were exported in the amount of $ 235.1 million, as well as 257.9 thousand tons of fruits and berries in the amount of $ 249.1 million (the rate of decline in value terms, compared to the same period in 2019, respectively amounted to 34.4% and 18.6%).

Source: State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics

The share of fruit and vegetable products in total exports amounted to 5.1%.

The largest volume in value terms of exports of fruit and vegetable products traditionally falls on Kazakhstan (29.3% of the total volume of fruit and vegetable products), the Russian Federation (28.4%), Kyrgyzstan (18.7%).

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The export of fruits and vegetables to such countries as: Kazakhstan – by 11.4%, Afghanistan – by 25.2%, Azerbaijan – by 29.3%, China – by 42.9%, Pakistan – by 53.2%, Kyrgyzstan – by 58.4%, Ukraine – by 67.6%, Turkey – by 86.1%.

At the same time, there was a significant increase in exports of fruits and vegetables to countries such as Russia – by 57.7%, the United States – by 47.1% and Georgia – by 19.2%.

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