Onion prices decreased in Russia and Belarus, but increased in Ukraine and Poland. Market Watch 32 Week of 2020

Onion prices decreased in Russia and Belarus, but increased in Ukraine and Poland. Market Watch 32 Week of 2020


Onions continued to fall in price in Russia and Belarus, but rose in price in Ukraine, Poland and Tajikistan. In Georgia, prices fell after rising a week earlier.

According to EastFruit, only in Moldova this week the onion market has remained almost stable, while in other countries that are regularly monitored by the project, prices have been actively changing, both declining and revising upward.

Onion prices as of Aug 07, 2020

So, in Ukrainedue to the seasonal factor, the average onion price slightly increased to $ 0.13 / kg. Market participants reported a significant decrease in the supply of early varieties and so far insufficient volumes of average seasonal onions, so prices rose slightly. Nevertheless, this trend was most likely temporary, and the situation may stabilize next week. In addition, low quality products in Ukraine were still offered at $ 0.09 / kg, which actually corresponded to the price level for onions in Tajikistan! Note that in the Tajik market, prices for the current week have grown to $ 0.07-0.09 / kg due to the active supply of these products for export to Afghanistan.

Meanwhile, in Of Russia and Belarus onion prices continued to decline due to the rapid growth in the supply of local onions in the market. In addition, manufacturers often complained about problems with the sale of these products due to many complaints about their quality. As a result, at the end of the week on the Russian market prices for onion fell to $ 0.11-0.21 / kg, and on the Belarusian market the average price dropped to $ 0.21 / kg. As a result, at the end of the week, the most expensive onions were offered at Poland, where, moreover, he rose in price to $ 0.19-0.27 / kg.

IN Georgia however, after a slight growth a week earlier, onion prices fell again by 12-19% to $ 0.15-0.23 / kg, and in MoldovaAs mentioned above, the market situation remained stable, and onions, as before, were offered at $ 0.18-0.24 / kg.

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