According to the UCAB (Ukrainian Agricultural Business Club), Ukraine imported around 1 million tons of fruit in 2020. This is a historical maximum in terms of fruit imports, exceeding the same indicator of last year by 8%. It is also 1.5 times the amount that was imported five years ago.
The undisputed leader in import supplies of fruits to Ukraine are bananas, which occupy a third of all supplies. This is followed by tangerines (19% of imports), oranges (9%), lemons (7%) and peaches (5%). The highest growth rate was accounted for grapefruits and persimmons, the volume of imports of which has doubled over the last 5 years.