In October 2021, the monthly exports of Georgian persimmons reached record volumes. According to the Georgian Ministry of Finance, the country exported 5,800 tons of persimmons worth $3 million. This is twice the average for the period October 2014-2020, both in value and volume.
The main export destinations of Georgian persimmons are Russia, Ukraine and Armenia – they account for 97% of exported persimmons in October 2021. At the same time, there is a significant difference in prices in export markets. The price of persimmons on the Russian market is 41% higher than the average export price of Georgian persimmons, which is $510 per ton.
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