Uzbekistan increased supplies of vegetables and fruits to Russia by almost 1.8 times in the first quarter

    Agriculture 13 April 2024 1839

    In the first quarter of this year, Uzbekistan supplied about 70 thousand tons of fruit and vegetable products to Russia, which is almost 1.8 times more than in the same period of 2023 (39.5 thousand tons).

    Thus, the import of white cabbage increased 11 times - from 3.2 thousand to 38 thousand tons, persimmons - 6.2 times, from 233 tons to 1.5 thousand tons, cauliflower - 3.2 times, from 893 tons to 2.9 thousand tons, carrots - 3.3 times, from 1.5 thousand to 4.9 thousand tons, informs Interfax.ru with reference to the Rosselkhoznadzor.

    "Last year, supplies of onions, nectarines and peaches from Uzbekistan were at a consistently high level. Feed and feed additives, poultry meat were actively exported from Russia to Uzbekistan," the message says.

    According to the report, the prospects for the development of business relations between the countries and mutually beneficial trade were discussed on Thursday during negotiations between the head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Sergey Dankvert and the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan Davron Vakhobov.

    Among other things, it was about the prospects for the supply of bee packages to the Russian Federation.

    "Noting the importance of the Russian market for the economy of the republic, Uzbek colleagues expressed their readiness to develop an appropriate control system for the supply of bee packages to Russia, fulfill all the requirements of the Russian side for the import of this product under the guarantees of the state veterinary service of Uzbekistan, as well as provide a list of reliable supplier enterprises," the message says.

    S. Dankvert and D. Vakhobov agreed on the visit of the Rosselkhoznadzor delegation to Uzbekistan next week to inspect companies interested in exporting bee packages, as well as to familiarize themselves with the state control system for the supply of products.