Low costs and extensive assortment in supermarkets in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan (picture) • EastFruit

Based on EastFruit analysts, shoppers in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are having fun with report low costs for the favored citrus fruit as if that is some sort of compensation for report excessive grape costs because of irregular frosts in January 2023.

Specifically, tangerine costs in Uzbekistan, because of Pakistani growth, have reached all-time lows and are the bottom amongst all nations within the area. The state of affairs for oranges is sort of comparable – costs in Uzbekistan reached a report low throughout this era of the 12 months and the bottom amongst all nations of the area. That is additional affirmation that the coverage of waiving import duties on fruits not grown within the nation is totally appropriate and helps enhance native folks’s entry to wholesome contemporary fruits.

Additionally in Tajikistan, wholesale and retail costs for oranges and mandarins have reached ranges close to report lows in recent times, though they’re increased than in Uzbekistan. That is as a result of small measurement of the market, excessive value of logistics, and excessive funds to entry the Tajikistan market.

Our colleagues visited native supermarkets to indicate the vary, high quality and costs at retail.

minimal Retail costs for mandarins In chain supermarkets within the capital of Uzbekistan as of December 13, 2023:

Makro Grocery store – 11,990 SOM/kg, $0.97 (Pakistan)

Korzenka Grocery store – 12,990 som/kg, $1.05 (Pakistan)

Baraka Grocery store – 9,900 Sum/kg, $0.80 (Pakistan).

The second highest worth degree is the Turkish mandarin, which sells for 17,000 to twenty,000 som/kg ($1.38 to $1.62), after which there are the so-called “child mandarins” (its origin has not been decided) which go for 20,000 to twenty-eight,000 som. /kg (from $1.62 to $2.27).

Orange In main grocery store chains in Uzbekistan it’s bought primarily from 17,990 to 32,990 som/kg ($1.5-2.7).

Persimmons had been supplied within the Korzina retailer in two sorts: the so-called “easy” at a worth of 28,000 som/kg ($2.27) and the so-called “romshka” persimmon (also referred to as chamomile) – 30,000 som/kg ($2.43).

In Tajikistan, shoppers additionally take pleasure in a selection of worth and high quality for citrus fruits and persimmons. Specifically, tangerines, most of that are additionally from Pakistan, are bought at between 10.95 and 25.50 soms per kilogram ($1.0-2.3).

The costs of oranges in supermarkets in Tajikistan vary from 32 to 40 soms per kilogram ($2.9 to $3.7).

There are two forms of persimmons – the so-called “easy” persimmons and the so-called “chocolate” persimmons. “Easy” has an astringent style, whereas “Chocolate” has no astringent style. Persimmon is a neighborhood conventional fruit and now comes from native fruit shops. Due to this fact, its costs are additionally very affordable – solely 6.2 som/kg or about 57 US cents


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