Onion prices collapsed in Poland – market review for the 7th week of 2020

Onion prices collapsed in Poland – market review for the 7th week of 2020


Onions fell significantly in Poland under the influence of a growing supply of products on the market

According to EastFruit, onion prices fell off in Poland this week, but remained relatively stable in other countries that are part of the regular monitoring of the project.

Onion prices as of Feb 14, 2020

Stable imports and lack of export opportunities lowered prices for domestic onions in Poland in just a week by 9-21%. At the end of the reporting period, local producers managed to sell their products at $ 0.20-0.26 / kg. The sellers of onions imported from the Netherlands, which fell in price on the Polish market to $ 0.26-0.31 / kg, also slightly reduced prices. It is also worth noting that since the beginning of autumn 2019, onions in Poland have already managed to lose about 30% in price on average, and there are no special prospects for appreciation due to a good crop of these products in other European countries.

Meanwhile, the leadership in onion prices continued to hold since mid-December last year. Georgia. As a week earlier, these products were offered on the Georgian market at prices not lower than $ 0.35 / kg, and their maximum level, at all, somewhat increased to $ 0.45 / kg. IN Belarus on the contrary, prices decreased slightly, especially in the minimum range, and at the end of the week onions could be purchased at $ 0.18-0.32 / kg.

More significant was the fall in minimum prices in Moldovawhere they reached $ 0.23 / kg, although the most common deals for the sale of onions in this market were $ 0.25 / kg, and prices for high-quality products, as before, reached $ 0.31 / kg. Moreover, in Ukraine, which a few weeks ago began to export onions to Moldova, prices remained stable: $ 0.20-0.25 / kg.

Similarly, significant changes were not recorded in the markets. Of Russia and Central Asian countries. So, in the Russian Federation, onions could still be purchased at $ 0.16-0.25 / kg, and prices at Tajikistan and Uzbekistan ranged from $ 0.17-0.20 / kg.

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