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January 12 2018, 16:48 Fruit-Inform

Russia: potato prices up

Russian farmers have raised their potato prices thanks to high demand. As a result, according to Fruit-Inform daily monitoring data, since the beginning of 2018, prices of Russian potatoes have grown by 10-14%.

Hence, farmers sell high-quality potatoes at RUB 8-16/kg ($0.14-0.28/kg), while prices of produce of lower quality stand at least at RUB 7/kg ($0.12/kg).

It is worth mentioning that current potato prices in the Russian market are 37% higher year-over-year. Moreover, many market players expect prices to continue to grow in Russia due to information about insufficient supply of potatoes in the Russian Federation.

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