Through September, Ukraine’s exports of fruits, nuts and berries are up 40% yoy, to $157 million.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Through September, Ukraine’s exports of fruits, nuts and berries are up 40% yoy, to $157 million.

Through September, Ukraine’s exports of fruits, nuts and berries are up 40% yoy, to $157 million. Walnuts are the sales champions — up 50%, to 20,000 tons. Walnuts and frozen fruits and berries account for 83% of exports by value, according to Ukrsadprom, the growers association. Sales of apples more than tripled by volume, to 29,000 tons. But the average export price for apples is $340 a ton. By contrast, the average export price of frozen berries is $1,700 a ton. For peeled walnuts, it is $3,670 a ton. Major expansions of walnut groves are underway. Two thirds of fruit, berry and nut exports go to the EU. New markets are being developed in Spain, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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