Growing interest in the supply of Moldovan fruit to foreign markets

The marketing department of the Association of Producers and Exporters “Moldova Fruct” claims that in the second week of 2020, the number of calls to the organization from potential foreign buyers of Moldovan fruits has significantly increased. They are interested, firstly, “in premium apples of the Gala group of varieties for their shipment in containers to the countries of the Middle East,” and secondly, “in high-quality apples of any variety for their export to the Russian market from the second half of the current month.” Prices have not yet been published, but according to marketers of the association, "they are slightly higher than in December."

In the second half of December last year, wholesale prices for dessert apples in Moldova ranged between 6 and 11 lei / kg ($ 0.36-0.66 / kg), depending on the quality and variety (the minimum price level corresponded to the Idared and the maximum to the Fuji. According to representatives of organizations of agricultural producers of the Republic of Moldova, the biggest share of apple exports in this period was accounted for by deliveries under contracts signed in the summer and autumn.


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