The Uzbekistan season for exporting fresh table grapes started in June this year with early-ripening varieties, about a week earlier than last year. Uzbekistan has exported a record volume of table grapes over the past six months since the export season started, according to EastFruit.
According to preliminary official statistics, Uzbekistan exported 206 800 tonnes of fresh table grapes worth $173.4 million from the beginning of June to the end of November 2022, which is 5% more in physical terms and 30% more in terms of export earnings compared to the same period last year. Considering that a record volume of fresh grapes was exported in the same period in 2021, Uzbekistan updated the previous record in 2022.
Most fresh table grapes from Uzbekistan were shipped to the Russian market, and the total share of four countries, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus, accounts for 99.6% of the total exports: