The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Committee for Veterinary and Livestock Development under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Uzbekistan, launched a new project implemented by the FAO Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Diseases within the framework of the USAID Global Health Safety Program.
In January-November 2023, about 1.3 thousand tons of pineapples were imported into the country. The volume of pineapple imports increased by 594 tons compared to the corresponding period in 2022. This is reported by the Statistics Agency.
A family-owned company from the Ferghana region has implemented a major project for the production of dried fruits, and in the first year of the new project, products worth $ 3.7 million were exported, EastFruit experts report.
For the second year in a row, prunes have become a real hit in Uzbekistan's exports in the fruit and vegetable segment. Thus, our country supplied 22.2 thousand tons of products, becoming one of the three largest exporters of prunes in the world, along with Chile and the USA.
Over the past week, wholesale prices for orange in Uzbekistan have fallen by 30%, which was the largest weekly change in prices for this product in the past period of this year. In addition, over the past two weeks, locally produced lemon has sharply fallen in price, and tangerine prices have been declining for the fourth week in a row, according to EastFruit experts.