Last year's prices for potatoes and carrots are increasing everywhere, early production (with some exceptions) is getting cheaper
По данным EastFruit, на уходящей неделе на рынках картофеля и моркови в большинстве стран мониторинга проекта четко прослеживались тенденция роста цен в сегменте прошлогодней продукции и удорожание ранней. Исключением в данном случае выступила Грузия, где цены на ранний картофель выросли по итогам недели.
Last year's potato
In anticipation of the end of the season, last year’s potato market participants everywhere declared a shortage of quality products, as farmers had already depleted their stocks. Nevertheless, this situation did not always lead to an increase in prices, and they practically did not change as in of Russia (20 cents per kg) and Poland (39 cents per kg) and in Georgia (44 cents per kg), which confidently held the leading position in prices for last year's potatoes in the countries included in the monitoring of the project.
Meanwhile in Ukraine prices nevertheless rose by the end of the week by 8%, reaching an average of 30 cents per kg, and their growth could have been even more significant if it were not for the active import of last year's potatoes from Belarus, which was offered on the Ukrainian market at prices from 26 cents per kg The rise in prices was announced in Moldovawhere they grew by 17% over the week, as well as Tajikistan, although in the Tajik market the average price rose by only 1 cent per kg.
In the potato crop segment of 2019, price increases were recorded only in Georgia, where these products went up by 20% despite the continued growth in the supply of these products of domestic production. Meanwhile, imported early potatoes remained virtually unchanged in price. of Russia (66 cents per kg) and Poland (69 cents per kg), and domestic products fell in price by a third in Tajikistanreaching a figure of 37 cents per kg.
Last year's carrots
The situation on the market for last year's carrots was characterized by an even greater shortage of quality products, and the price increase was more distinct in comparison with the potato market.
So, prices in Moldova и Georgia literally in a week they soared by 33% to 45 cents per kg and 20% to 67 cents per kg, respectively, and became the champion in terms of their growth rate Ukraine, where this figure was 38%, and at times prices reached 75 cents per kg in its maximum range.
A slightly less pronounced positive price trend in the carrot markets in of Russia и Poland, where weekly prices rose 13% and 5%, respectively.
Meanwhile, early carrots fell in price over the week. Domestic production of the 2019 harvest in Tajikistan fell in price by an average of 18% to 35 cents per kg, while the average price of carrots produced in Israel fell in of Russia 19% to 62 cents per kg.
A source: https://east-fruit.com