The volume of carrot supplies to Russia in 2018 amounted to 120,2 thousand tons (in 2017 - 140,7 thousand tons).
The main import was from Israel (40,1%), China (38,3%), Egypt (13,0%), Uzbekistan (4,8%), Serbia (1,9%), and from other countries (2,0 , XNUMX%).
In January-April 2019, 50,4 thousand tons of carrots were imported into Russia, which is 0,9% (0,4 thousand tons) less than in January-April 2018. The main suppliers of carrots in 2019 are Israel (56,0% of the total), China (29,3%), Egypt (13,1%), Serbia (0,8%), Uzbekistan (0,6%). In April 2019, 24,3 thousand tons of carrots were imported into the Russian Federation (monthly growth - by 64,2% or 9,5 thousand tons, per year - by 3,3% or 0,8 thousand tons )
Imported Carrot Prices
In 2018, the cost of importing 1 ton of carrots amounted to 467,8 USD (28 708,4 RUB / t). Over the year, prices rose by 6,3% (in rubles - by 12,6%).
As of January-April 2019, prices were at the level of 488,7 USD / t (31 808,4 RUB / t). The decrease compared to January-April 2018 amounted to 1,0% (in rubles prices rose by 9,7%).
The average prices for carrots imported to Russia in April 2019 amounted to 479,1 USD / t, which is 5,3% lower than the April 2018 price level. For two years, prices rose 13,8%. In terms of rubles, the average prices for carrots imported into the Russian Federation, as of April 2019, were at the level of 30 954,5 RUB / t. For the year, prices rose by 0,7%, for two years - by 30,3%.
In the 2019/2020 sales season, due to the high price level in the previous season (see weekly potato and vegetable market reviews from AB Center), there is a high probability of an increased supply of domestic carrots. To expand sales in a highly competitive environment, the presentation of the product plays an important role.
A source: https://agrovesti.net/