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July 3 2013, 11:16 Fruit-Inform

Peak of South African apple exports to Russia

According to Fruit-Inform, the peak of South African apple exports to Russia was registered in May.

The South African apple export season traditionally starts in March with largest exports to Russia being registered in May-July.

South Africa has been steadily increasing apple exports to the Russian Federation in the current season. In May 2013, Russia purchased 2,200 tonnes of South African apples, 60% more compared with the same month of the previous year. Russia's cumulative imports of apples from South Africa in the period from March to May amounted to 2,700 tonnes, an increase of 50% year-on-year.

We would remind you that more detailed information about the Russian and Ukrainian apple import and market prospects will be presented at the 3rd International Conference “Apple Business of Ukraine & Russia – 2013”, which is to take place on August 15-16, 2013, Donetsk, Ukraine. To take part in the event, please fill out a registration form here.

For more information about the event, please contact Conference Organizing Committee:

Ievgen Kuzin

tel: +7 495 7894419 (Russia)

tel: +380 (562) 321595, ext. - 341 (Ukraine)

cell: +380 96 5836323

email: [email protected]

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