Ecuadorian banana imports into Russia have tripled in a week

According to reports citing the Rosselkhoznazor Administration for the Primorsky Territory and the Sakhalin Region, over the past week, 1,420.6 tons of vegetables and 281.7 tons of fruits and berries have arrived in Russia from China through the Primorye phytosanitary posts.

Almost three times more Ecuadorian bananas have been imported to the territory of the Russian Federation compared to last week, with a total of 1,581.1 tons (541.9 tons a week earlier). Also, 267.8 tons of oranges, apples, lemons, grapefruits and tangerines have arrived from South Africa, 280.7 tons of pears and tangerines have been delivered by Argentina, and 82.5 tons of apples have been imported from New Zealand.

Moreover, small consignments of exotic fruits (mango, avocado, passion fruit, grapefruit, tangelo and pineapple) have arrived from Vietnam (25.6 tons), Peru (22.9 tons), Chile (22 tons) and the Philippines (17.7 tons).



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